Sidin Vadukut is a columnist, writer and blogger from India. He is currently the managing editor of Livemint.com. In January 2010, Vadukut's debut novel Dork: The Incredible Adventures of Robin 'Einstein' Varghese was published.
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One of the great overlooked historical detective series continues with this mystery for fans of Hilary Mantel, set in a time of great political upheaval in Tudor-era England.Spring, 1549. Two years after the death of Henry VIII, England is sliding into chaos.The nominal king, Edward VI, is eleven years old. His uncle, Edward Seymour, Lord Hertford,...
Stunning book. It will take me many days to recover from it. Just superb. And a detailed historical essay at the end of it. Also man it will destroy you by the end. – source
The period of the Abbasid Caliphate (750-1258) has long been recognized as the formative period of Islamic civilization with its various achievements in the areas of science, literature, and culture. This history of the Abbasid Caliphate from its foundation in 750 and golden age under Harun al-Rashid to the conquest of Baghdad by the Mongols in 125...
Extremely good book. Just zips along and lots of references to coinage. Available on Kindle India. – source
This is a good book BTW: – source
In the end it all boils down to: land acquisition. From bullet train to metros. Who gives up land, what do they get in return, what is changed forever. And who pays for it all. Tricky stuff that looks glamorous only much later. Anyway this is a great book. 2/2. – source
Chinmay Tumbhe’s India Moving is really a wonderful book. Great stories, great sources, data, optimism, and just all round superb. Cannot recommend enough. Buy immediately and read urgently. – source
Also recommended byRafat Ali
Superb book. And a particularly strong final third section. Recommended. – source
Also recommended byNigel Warburton
Damn good book. Highly recommend. Very big. – source