Three informers. Murky bylanes of the underworld that hold the key to deadly terror plots. The chase for India's most wanted terrorist. The lives of three of Mumbai police's best informers collide in the shady bylanes of the underworld. It's a bad bad world. A world of crime, sex, drugs, murder and betrayal. He who lies lives to see the light of another day. A day replete with even greater risks. From shady underworld dealings to switching gang loyalties, the men graduate to selling information on terrorism. Then begins the chase...to catch India's most wanted terrorist: Riyaz Bhatkal, the man with the ominous track record of masterminding seven blasts in three years. The search takes them to the most unassuming yet dangerous terror hubs across India. With trust in short supply, time ticking away and the sword of Damocles over their heads, the men can only hope that they are not on a wild goose chase.
While reporting a story from India, New York journalist Patrick Wallingford inadvertently becomes his own headline when his left hand is eaten by a lion. In Boston, a renowned surgeon eagerly awaits the opportunity to perform the nation?s first hand transplant. But what if the donor?s widow demands visitation rights with the hand? In answering this unexpected question, John Irving has written a novel that is by turns brilliantly comic and emotionally moving, offering a penetrating look at the power of second chances and the will to change.
2 States: The Story Of My Marriage
2 States: The Story Of My Marriage by Chetan Bhagat
Love marriages around the world are simple:
Boy loves girl. Girl loves boy.
They get married.
In India, there are a few more steps:
Boy loves Girl. Girl loves Boy.
Girl's family has to love boy. Boy's family has to love girl.
Girl's Family has to love Boy's Family. Boy's family has to love girl's family.
Girl and Boy still love each other. They get married.
Welcome to 2 States, a story about Krish and Ananya. They are from two different states of India, deeply in love and want to get married. Of course, their parents don?t agree. To convert their love story into a love marriage, the couple have a tough battle in front of them. For it is easy to fight and rebel, but it is much harder to convince. Will they make it? From the author of blockbusters Five Point Someone, One Night @ the Call Center and The 3 Mistakes of My Life, comes another witty tale about inter-community marriages in modern India.
You Are Here
You Are Here by Meenakshi Reddy Madhavan
Life`s innumerable entanglements are getting to twenty five year old Arshi.
While her blonde American step-mom is trying too hard and has taken to welcoming guests with a traditional aarti,the gorgeous guy who has Arshi all flushed and dreamy doesn`t seem to be trying at all.He is the Ice Prince who thaws at his own convenience. Her best friend Deeksha is going to be married in a few months and, her otherwise unruffled, cocktail-concocting flatmate Topsy is getting testier by the day because her conservative family will never approve of the guy she is in love with. Add to that a cheating ex-boyfriend, a weepy neighbor and a heinous boss and all this has Arshi's head spinning wildly with the sheer gravity of her life`s quandaries. She realizes what she needs most now (besides a barrelful of alcohol and some serious post coital cuddling) are just a few epiphanies...