India Positive: New Essays and Selected Columns by Chetan Bhagat
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Overview: Does it make any difference to the ordinary citizen which party is in power? Whether it’s a majority or a coalition?
What can we do to better job prospects for India’s youth?
How can we create a more equal society?
How do we create more world-class educational institutes?
What can we do about social media warriors and trolls?
In India Positive, bestselling author and columnist Chetan Bhagat brings together essays that work as a manifesto for change. Examining a gamut of subjects-from education to employment, from GST to infrastructure, from corruption to casteism-Bhagat reflects on what we can do right in order to move forward and become a truly modern, progressive country. He expresses in these pages his belief that, if we want to see reform, we-as citizens-need to be the solution. If our country is to shine, Bhagat says, we need to stand up and be ‘India Positive Citizens’.
In a world ridden with negativity, these simply written, perceptive and solution-driven essays are a must-read for anyone invested in the present and future of India.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Educational
Getting Personal: Selected Essays by Phillip Lopate
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Overview: From the man whose name is synonymous with the contemporary personal essay, Getting Personal is a rich and ambitious collection that spans Phillip Lopate’s career as an essayist, teacher, film critic, father, son, and husband.
Witty, insightful, deeply meditative, and self-revelatory, with his characteristic candor and curmudgeonly charm, he explores himself, his life, his family, his religion, and his friends.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Biographies & Memoirs > Essays
Rene Magritte: Selected Writings by Rene Magritte
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Overview: Available for the first time in an English translation, this selection of René Magritte’s writings gives non-Francophone readers the chance to encounter the many incarnations of the renowned Belgian painter-the artist, the man, the aspiring noirist, the fire-breathing theorist-in his own words. Through whimsical personal letters, biting apologia, appreciations of fellow artists, pugnacious interviews, farcical film scripts, prose poems, manifestos, and much more, a new Magritte emerges: part Surrealist, part literalist, part celebrity, part rascal.While this book is sure to appeal to admirers of Magritte’s art and those who are curious about his personal life, there is also much to delight readers interested in the history and theory of art, philosophy and politics, as well as lovers of creativity and the inner workings of a probing, inquisitive mind unrestricted by genre, medium, or fashion.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History