Chirdeep Malhotra . Updated: 8/1/2022 2:33:26 PM Books and Authors

Compiled by: Chirdeep Malhotra

1) “Rising Tiger” by Brad Thor

(Thriller | Format: Paperback/Kindle | MRP: 647 INR)

BLURB: This is book 21 in the Scot Harvath series. Deadly operative Scot Harvath faces down the country’s most powerful enemy in bestselling author Brad Thor’s new white-knuckle thriller. An unprecedented, potentially nation-ending threat has materialized on the world stage. Fearful of the global consequences of engaging this enemy, administration after administration has passed the buck. The clock, however, has run out and doing nothing is no longer an option. It is time to unleash Scot Harvath. As America’s top spy, Harvath has the unparalleled skills and experience necessary to handle any situation, but this assignment feels different.
Thrust into a completely unfamiliar culture, with few he can trust, the danger begins mounting the moment he arrives. Amidst multiple competing forces and a host of deadly agendas, it becomes nearly impossible to tell predator from prey. With democracy itself hanging in the balance, Harvath will risk everything to untangle the explosive plot and bring every bad actor to justice.

2) “Inara: An illumination through verses” by Abhinandan Bhattacharya

(Poetry | Format: Paperback/Kindle | MRP: 239 INR)

BLURB: Have you ever tried to distill the myriad magic of life, attempted to bottle the essence that flavours the moments of joy and woe? Can you show the glint of starlight and the dazzle of sunshine in the reality droplets that swirl around the daily mundane life? Abhinandan Bhattacharya is a bohemian poetic soul who weaves exquisite rhythm – free-flowing and classical in his verses. Mint fresh themes like Moments nestle beautifully with the traditional ode Silver Lining, while Hunger highlights the World Food Programme. To do justice to the sheer variety, one must completely indulge in Abhinandan’s world of mystical Macaroni with caramelized chicken to breathe in the aroma of punch like humour, and savour the tasteful bytes and dare to Crossover with the seemingly idyllic bougainvillea. Inara promises to the reader that never shall one’s spirit be Extinguished. Our benign existence is all for a cause Like the lamb that knows not of Until another familiar bleat, Then so be it – Abhinandan inspires mortal souls to ‘live’ life!

3) “The Vortex” by Scott Carney and Jason Miklian

(Non-Fiction | Format: Paperback/Kindle | MRP: 459 INR)

BLURB: The deadliest storm in modern history ripped Pakistan in two and led the world to the brink of nuclear war when American and Soviet forces converged in the Bay of Bengal.
In November 1970, a storm set a collision course with the most densely populated coastline on Earth. Over the course of just a few hours, the Great Bhola Cyclone killed 500,000 people and began a chain reaction of turmoil, genocide and war. “The Vortex” is the dramatic story of how that storm sparked a country to revolution.
Bhola made landfall during a fragile time, when Pakistan was on the brink of a historic election. The fallout ignited a conflagration of political intrigue, corruption, violence, idealism and bravery, which played out in the lives of tens of millions of Bangladeshis. Authors Scott Carney and Jason Miklian take us deep into the story of the cyclone and its aftermath, told through the eyes of the men and women who lived through it, including the infamous president of Pakistan, General Yahya Khan, and his close friend, the President of the United States Richard Nixon, American expats Jon and Candy Rhode, soccer star-turned-soldier Hafiz Uddin Ahmad and a young Bengali revolutionary, Mohammed Hai.
Thrillingly paced and written in incredible detail, “The Vortex” is not just a story about the painful birth of a new nation but also a universal tale of resilience and liberation in the face of climate emergency, which affects every single person on the planet.

4) “Just Keep Buying” by Nick Maggiulli

(Self-Help | Format: Paperback/Kindle | MRP: 311 INR)

BLURB: Everyone faces big questions when it comes to money: questions about saving, investing, and whether you’re getting it right with your finances. Unfortunately, many of the answers provided by the financial industry have been based on belief and conjecture rather than data and evidence—until now.
In “Just Keep Buying”, hugely popular finance blogger Nick Maggiulli crunches the numbers to answer the biggest questions in personal finance and investing, while providing you with proven ways to build your wealth right away. You will learn why you need to save less than you think; why saving up cash to buy market dips isn’t a good idea; how to survive (and thrive) during a market crash; and much more. By following the strategies revealed here, you can act smarter and live richer each and every day. It’s time to take the next step in your wealth-building journey. It’s time to Just Keep Buying.

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