The Blue Umbrella

The umbrella was like a flower, a great blue flower that had sprung up on the dry brown hillside. In exchange for her lucky leopard’s claw pendant, Binya acquires a beautiful blue umbrella that makes her the envy of everyone in the village, especially Ram Bharosa, the shopkeeper. It is the prettiest umbrella in the…

You Only Live Once?

Imagine you disappear. Twenty years later, three people are looking for you. One is dying to meet you again. The other wishes you had never met them. The third wishes to have met you at least once. You are one person. Aren’t you? But you are not the same for each one of them. Find…

Paris Vs New York

A beautiful gift book of a popular travel journal as told by a lover of Paris wandering through New York. When Vahram Muratyan began his online travel journal, Paris versus New York, he had no idea how quickly it would become one of the most buzzed-about sites on the Internet—it garnered more than a million…

The Lean Startup

Most startups fail. But many of those failures are preventable. The Lean Startup is a new approach being adopted across the globe, changing the way companies are built and new products are launched. Eric Ries defines a startup as an organization dedicated to creating something new under conditions of extreme uncertainty. This is just as…

Your Heart is The Sea

Let poetry help you examine the depths of your wounds. Let it remind you that no matter how deep it goes, you will be able to heal it because you have been able to heal every single wound inflicted on your heart and soul before. Let these words show you that you will be able…

The 5AM CLUB

Part manifesto for mastery, part playbook for genius-grade productivity and part companion for a life lived beautifully, the 5 am club is a work that will transform your life. Forever. Legendary leadership and elite performance expert Robin Sharma introduced The 5 AM Club concept over twenty years ago, based on a revolutionary morning routine that…

Quiet

‘Quiet: The power of introverts in a world that can’t stop talking’ by Susan Cain is a Kick-starter of the quiet revolution and talks about all successful introverts. In today’s world where everyone has a lot to say, silence is quintessential and that is exactly what this book wants to convey. The power of silence…

The Emotion Machine

In this mind-expanding book, scientific pioneer Marvin Minsky continues his groundbreaking research, offering a fascinating new model for how our minds work. He argues persuasively that emotions, intuitions, and feelings are not distinct things, but different ways of thinking. By examining these different forms of mind activity, Minsky says, we can explain why our thought…

The Hidden Reality

The bestselling author of The Elegant Universe and The Fabric of the Cosmos tackles perhaps the most mind-bending question in modern physics and cosmology: Is our universe the only universe? There was a time when the “universe” meant all there is. Everything. Yet, a number of theories are converging on the possibility that our universe…

A Wild Sheep Chase

As long as I stared at the clock, at least the world remained in motion…. And as long as I knew the world was still in motion, I knew I existed. It begins simply enough: A twenty-something advertising executive receives a postcard from a friend, and casually appropriates the image for an insurance company’s advertisement….

All The Words I Should Have Said

Rania Naim’s All The Words I Should Have Said is a beautiful, limited edition paperback book that poetically explores the thrills of love, the highs and lows of life, and the challenges of new beginnings. About the Author Rania Naim grew up in Cairo, Egypt with more than just a passion for writing; it was…

The Rules of Contagion

The Rules of Contagion: Why Things Spread — and Why They Stop A deadly virus suddenly explodes into the population. A political movement gathers pace, and then quickly vanishes. An idea takes off like wildfire, changing our world forever. We live in a world that’s more interconnected than ever before. Our lives are shaped by…

Thoughts of a Wanderer

Just as the title “Thoughts of a Wanderer” suggests, this book is an encapsulation of thoughts the writer as a wanderer- going through life, is offering to share. And I think most of us will be able to relate to these thoughts because we are all going through varied experiences and thought processes as we…

അതിര്..ആകാശം..ഭൂമി!

അവര്‍ തീമഴ പെയ്യുന്ന ഭൂപടങ്ങളില്‍ മുറിവേറ്റ നാടിൻ്റെ വിലാപങ്ങളെ ചുവന്ന വരയിട്ട് അടയാളപ്പെടുത്തും. വീട്ടിലേക്ക് ഒരു റോക്കറ്റ് വന്ന വഴി കൂട്ടുകാരിയുടെ കുഴിമാടത്തിലേക്കു നീട്ടിവരയ്ക്കുന്നു. ഒച്ചയ്യില്ലാതെ വരയ്ക്കുന്ന നിലവിളികളെ കണ്ണീരിലിട്ടു വെക്കുന്നു. പൂക്കളെക്കുറിച്ചുള്ള ഒന്നാം പാഠം മറക്കുന്നു. പൂമ്പാറ്റകളുടെ കരിഞ്ഞ ചിറകുകളും ഉടഞ്ഞ മഴവില്ലുകളും ഉമ്മകള്‍ വറ്റിയ കവിളില്‍ തെളിയുന്നു. അവര്‍ കറുത്ത ആകാശങ്ങളെ കിളികളില്ലാതെ വരയ്ക്കുന്നു. വിരല്‍ത്തുമ്പില്‍ നൊമ്പരങ്ങള്‍ മുറിഞ്ഞൊഴുകുന്നു. പടനിലങ്ങളില്‍ നിന്നൊരു പാഠവും പഠിപ്പിക്കാനില്ലാത്ത പള്ളിക്കൂടങ്ങളിലിപ്പോഴും കുത്തഴിഞ്ഞ പുസ്തകങ്ങള്‍ കൂട്ടിത്തുന്നുന്ന കുഞ്ഞിക്കൈകളില്‍ വിശപ്പിൻ്റെ രേഖാചിത്രം…