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A father figure of forest’s flora and fauna
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A father figure of forest’s flora and fauna

December 22, 2019

Title :  An Autobiography of a Kodava Forester Author :  Dr. Kodira Achappa Kushalapa, IFS (Retd.) Pages :  228 Price :  Rs. 200 Year :  2019 Publisher : Dr. K.A. Kushalapa, Mysuru. In the film of 90 minutes duration, titled “Beautiful people: Some call them animals,” a comic allegory produced in 1974, focussing on various…

Saga of selfless service
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Saga of selfless service

December 19, 2019

Title :  Sutturu Suradhenu Author :  K. Veerabhadra Translater :  Padma Ramachandra Sharma Pages : 582 Price :  Rs. 350 Year :  2019 Publisher :  Jagadguru Sri Shivarathreeshwara Grantha-male, Mysuru A lthough the publication has been deemed to be a novel, the narrative is actually a biographical record of Suttur Seer Dr. Sri Shivarathri Rajendra…

Thus spake Suttur Seer Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Swamiji
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Thus spake Suttur Seer Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Swamiji

December 15, 2019

Title :  Glimpses of The Cherished Values Author :  Dr.  Chandrasekharaiah Pages :  594 Price :  Rs. 400 Year :  2019 Publisher :  Jagadguru Sri Shivarathreeshwara Granthamale Writing about the publication, a collection of speeches by Suttur Seer Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Swamiji, its Editor has rightly chosen to inform the readers that the speeches are heart-to-heart…

Visibility to the invisible illness
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Visibility to the invisible illness

December 3, 2019

Title:  The World’s Invisible Enemy – Diabetes Authors:  Dr. V. Lakshminarayan  and Dr. Sooraj Tejaswi Pages:  292 Price:  Rs.499 Year: 2019 Publisher:  Sri Sri Publications Trust Indian  Medical Association (IMA), Mysuru Chapter, had organised an event in the city a few years ago in which talks were delivered by doctors with years of medical practice…

Unique, unputdownable multi-authored publication
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Unique, unputdownable multi-authored publication

November 19, 2019

Title:  India Before Independence: Memories Editors:  Subodh Mathur / Sfoorti Mathur Pages: 292 Year: 2019 Being a collection of true stories related to the lives of people before India became independent in 1947, the publication is unique in many ways. The narratives by 31 writers make the publication multi-authored, itself a strikingly unique feature. The …

An exhaustive and painstaking compilation on Veer Savarkar
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An exhaustive and painstaking compilation on Veer Savarkar

November 18, 2019

Title:  Savarkar – Echoes from a Forgotten Past  (1883-1924) Author: Vikram Sampath Pages: 735 Price : Rs. 799 Publisher: Penguin By U.B. Acharya Recently I attended a book release function at a well-known hotel in Mysuru. The release of the newly-published book, “Savarkar: Echoes from a Forgotten Past (1883-1924)” was organised by a local Book…

Informative book on Kashmir
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Informative book on Kashmir

November 13, 2019

Title: Kashmir’s Untold Story — Declassified Authors:  Iqbal Chand Malhotra & Maroof Raza Pages: 202  Price:  Rs. 599 Publisher: Bloomsbury India Publications, New Delhi  Kashmir is acclaimed as the Heaven on Earth. However, it is also a political hotspot of the world. With the abrogation of Article 370 and 35A on 5th August 2019, this…

Challenges of a Tropical Forester, near death encounters with wildlife
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Challenges of a Tropical Forester, near death encounters with wildlife

November 12, 2019

Title: “Challenges of a Tropical Forester for Sustainable Development Author:  A.C. Lakshmana Pages:   136 Price:     Rs. 200 Publisher: A.C. Lakshmana My esteemed friend A.C. Lakshmana IFS, a retired Secretary to the Government of Karnataka, gave this book “Challenges of a Tropical Forester for Sustainable Development” for my perusal. Basically a son of a farmer, he…

Insight into human psyche, frailty
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Insight into human psyche, frailty

November 8, 2019

Title: WAR-The Ugly Mistress Author: Dr. Lata Muthanna Pages: 296 Price: Rs. 299 Publisher: Notion Press Year of Publishing: 2019 Poets, novelists, essayists, playwrights, chroniclers, biographers and scholars write on a multitude of subjects in distinct styles of their own, familiar to their captive readers. Author of this book, a Consulting Physician, has narrated in…

Book Talk: Light on consuming safe food
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Book Talk: Light on consuming safe food

October 14, 2019

A good book is the precious lifeblood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life.  This outlook to books, attributed to the renowned English Poet John Milton (1608-1674), applies in good measure to the book authored by Dr. Renu Agrawal, titled “Making Foods Safe and Free from Pathogens.”…

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