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The Satan Bug
Alistair MacLean - Mar 10, 2020 (first published in 1962)
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Gripping and tense story of secret agents, even more secret government facilities, and a deadly virus, from the acclaimed master of action and suspense.Mordon Chemical Research Centre: an ultra top secret facility hidden in the English countryside and one of the most secure places in the world. But now it has been broken into and the Satan Bug, the...
Harini Calamur
Aug 18, 2020
@ArunKrishnan_ i loved the MacLean books. i still haven't outgrown them. re-read satan bug a few weeks ago. that man knew how to plot, and how to pace the story.     source
Revenge & Reconciliation
Understanding South Asian History
Rajmohan Gandhi - Jan 01, 1999
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In this remarkable study, well-known biographer Rajmohan Gandhi, underscoring the prominence in the Mahabharata of the revenge impulse, follows its trajectory in South Asian history. Side by side, he traces the role played by reconcilers up to present times, beginning with the Buddha, Mahavira and Asoka....
Harini Calamur
Jan 21, 2020
@Ankur_tiwari2 @farzana_versey and vice versa. one great book to read is Rajmohan Gandhi's revenge and reconciliation about how the people of this land have traditionally butchered each other, and then gotten back together. it is part of the contradiction that defines us.     source
Poor Economics
A Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Global Poverty
Abhijit Banerjee - Mar 27, 2012 (first published in 2011)
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Why do the poor borrow to save? Why do they miss out on free life-saving immunizations, but pay for unnecessary drugs? In Poor Economics, Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo, two practical visionaries working toward ending world poverty, answer these questions from the ground. In a book the Wall Street Journal called “marvelous, rewarding,” the au...
Harini Calamur
Oct 14, 2019
@ask0704 Read his book. I don't agree with some of the things he says. But, it is a great read on understanding poverty     source
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