Mahabharata Retold

NP Recommends: Why you will love “Mahabharata Retold.” Mahabharata Retold is the first part of a series of books that dwells into our past and traces the link between the first man and the lineage of Mahabharata. Like everyone else in this era, the author, Himanshu Agarwal, an engineering graduate is caught up with a busy life. But questions about Vedas and Upanishads have always caught his attention. As a kid, ...

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NP Recommends – Why we love How to unleash your true potential

Title: How to unleash your true potential Author Name: Shivam Genre: Self-help. We often complicate our lives by forgetting or overlooking the simple principles to live by. Shivam’s ‘How to unleash your true potential’ serves as the helpful road signs that guide us towards our destination. In other words, the book acts as a helpful Mentor or Coach you want by your side to give those little pointers, gentle reminders and boost your ...

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NP Recommends: Why you will love Once Upon a Time in College

  College teaches a lot more than the subject you opt for, and medical student Gaam learns this and more in his first year at North Bengal Medical College, where he meets a lot of colourful characters with whom he has several misadventures. Gaam, who is from Arunachal Pradesh, ventures to Siliguri to pursue medicine, but ends up pursuing a lot more, including girls, playing pranks and just enjoying his college life. ...

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NP Recommends: Why you will love Barbarika

Highlights: Title: Barbarika Author: Hariharan Raju Genre: Epic fiction, Fantasy, Mythology Shyam slowly backed away and sat down on the bed with his hands on his mouth. “What have I become!” he whispered. Slowly, he raised his arm and let his fingers run from his shoulder to his newly acquired breasts and down to his lean waist. The words and warnings of Vishaka came back to him, one at a time. “Things will change, ...

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NP Recommends: Why you will love Parenting Tips for Indian Parents

              ‘It takes a village to raise a child.’ This old saying may sound a bit exaggerated, but if you are a parent, old, new or yet to be one, the proverb just might hit home. Indian families are known for helpful grandparents, aunts and uncles, who help with everything from changing diapers to giving advice to teenagers. However, urban Indian parents who live in nuclear families ...

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The Great Indian Obsession-The Untold Story of India’s Engineers- NP Recommends

Title: The Great Indian Obsession Author: Adhitya Iyer Genre: Travel and Humor Price: Rs. 199 Number of Pages: 153 Indians are obsessed with 3 things- cricket, movies, and politics but one peculiar obsession that is not talked about enough is engineering and that is exactly what this book does. Adhitya Iyer set out on a backpacking trip across India for about 2 years to find out more about a unique story that he wanted to share ...

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North Indian Madrasi

The North Indian Madrasi-NP Recommends

Title: The North Indian Madrasi Author: Sheela Iyer Genre: Fiction, Autobiography The North Indian Madrasi is a short and simple book about the life experiences and the journey of a South Indian who grew up in North India. The author, Sheela Iyer, having spent over thirty years in North India, has a lot of fond memories to look back to. She has taken a stroll down memory lane and through this book, she invites the ...

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Kanta Bhai Pvt Ltd

Kanta Bai Pvt Ltd- NP recommends

Title: Kanta Bai Pvt Ltd Author: Payal Mittal Talwar Genre: Biography Attention all Kanta Bai(s) a.k.a. mommies, next-door-aunties, cousins, or anyone who is a working stay-at-home mother or father. Kanta Bai Pvt Ltd is the revelation you have been silently craving for. So, hold still and be ready to shout “Amen” every time you agree with what Kanta Bai (Payal Mittal Talwar) has to say. Hi! Meet ‘Me’ alias Kanta Bai (at least in ...

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NP Recommends – Why we love Management by Duffers

There are moments in office when we feel like killing our bosses, right? No, don’t deny it. We aren't suggesting that you do. That said, whenever you do feel that way, we hope you pick up Management by Duffers. It contains business humour and is filled with quips and cartoons one can laugh out loud to. The jokes are specific but universal, therefore relatable. Excerpt: Remember when the CEO makes a flaw ...

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Mission, Vision and Bullshit

Mission, Vision and Bullshit- NP Recommends

Book: Mission, Vision and Bullshit Author Name: Y.G.Nash Genre: Humor, Office Humor Mission, Vision and Bullshit is a book that reveals the inner workings of corporates in a humorous and sarcastic light, making it a guidebook of sorts for the uninitiated. The book touches upon all the different kinds of people one will meet in a corporate office and the countless shenanigans that the upper management and co-workers are always up to. The readers experience the daily-life ...

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Can I Have a Chocolate Milkshake? NP Recommends

Title: Can I Have a Chocolate Milkshake? Author: Rajat Mishra Genre: Autobiography, Adventure Can I Have a Chocolate Milkshake? is an inspirational autobiographical tale by Rajat Mishra. Siddhant suffers a devastating accident but remains calm and composed when told that his right hand has been amputated. With a never-say-die attitude, he bounces back full of life, gives up his Olive Greens and overcomes all odds to become a success in the corporate world. ...

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Seasoned For Family and Friends-NP Recommends

Title: ‘Seasoned‘ for Family and Friends Author: Morvarid Fernandez Genre: Cooking, Food, & Wine Seasoned for Family and Friends by Morvarid Fernandez is a book of simple, easy-to-read, and easy-to-make recipes. The book contains recipes from across the globe, including a few that are the author’s own creation through a fusion of spices and meats. The book also offers a simple yet engrossing narrative that explores a simpler time from the author’s past. The recipes are ...

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Kéérook- NP Recommends

Title: Kéérook and Other Stories from North East India Author: Group Captain Mohonto Panging Genre: Adventure, Fiction An anthology of stories that brings to light the real North East India, this book does more than just story-telling. It captures the essence of a place almost alien to the rest of the country. It is a journey through this mysterious destination, which will leave every reader with a fresh outlook and a tad bit ...

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Bitcoin Magnet- NP Recommends

Book: Bitcoin Magnet Author Name: Sunil Aggarwal Genre: Business/Investing. Bitcoin has been in the news for a while ever since its value surged even when Governments are trying to find ways to regulate it. But, do we understand Bitcoin? How it came out to be and operates? What are things like Blockchain and Bitcoin mining? Sunil Aggarwal's Bitcoin Magnet is the perfect guidebook for any newcomer to rely on, even those who do ...

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Rain Overnight-NP Recommends

Title: Rain Overnight Author: Joachim Matschoss Genre: Travel/ Post-modern travelogue  Diary entry I am standing on a piece of corrugated iron. Around me the rubble of a building, the smell of burning rubber, four big rats rummage near my feet. They are within reach. I am within their reach. What to say? What to do? Three meters away a little child, maybe three, sitting, smiling. This is its world. Rain Overnight is the perception of ...

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NP Recommends: Why you will love Manifesto of Soul

Title: Manifesto of Soul Author: Civazee Nondare Genre: Poetry This collection of poems is titled Manifesto of Soul but after reading it, it seems more like a manifesto of forgotten humanity. This collection speaks of the true form of unconditional love, how in a fake world of simulated acts stimulates love with a burning desire that fails to reach eternity and immortality, protests against wars, discrimination, communalism, and all conspired strategies of deserting humanity ...

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NP Recommends – Why you will love That Man In The Circus

Highlights: Title: That Man In The Circus Author: Siddharth Sharma Genre: Poetry A husband realizes his wife is cheating on him. A student feels stifled by the education system. A partner feels inadequate. A lover spends a special Christmas with a better half. A girl hurts herself. These are just a few of the many stories told in Siddharth Sharma’s That Man In The Circus. What is it to be as random as a thought? To ...

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NP Recommends: Why you will love “When Love Lived Alone”

Highlights: Title: When Love Lived Alone Author: Jessica Singh Genre: Contemporary Poetry A woman falls in love. She finds solace in her relationships—the sense of security to let her walls down, be vulnerable, be transformed by them, and she gives herself wholly to them. Love then poses challenges, taking her to the deepest pits—unreturned love, unequal love, love lost and found—yet, she savors love itself and willingly accepts the multitude of experiences it offers. Excerpt: Love does ...

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NP Recommends – Why you will love “If only words could breathe

Highlights: Book: If only words could breathe Author Name: Jazz G. Sethi Genre: Poetry In If only words could breathe, 21-year-old Jazz Sethi wonderfully captures our deepest desires, innermost fears and vulnerable feelings through musings, haikus and prose poems that you wish the book was indeed a breathing human you could call as a good friend. In life, we experience all kinds of emotions ranging from love to longing and grief. We are constantly looking ...

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NP Recommends – Why we love Majid’s Diary

Highlights: Book: Majid’s Diary Author Name: Ghazala Rizvi Genre: Crime, Thriller, Mystery A diary is all that Jamal has to understand why brother Majid committed suicide. But, it is one thing to have missing pages but entirely another thing to have a filled diary that is more of a crossword puzzle. Jamal takes the help of his friend Dev and before the two realize, they are thrust on a rollercoaster ride into a world ...

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