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Reason and Reality Reason and Reality - a novel
By MISHRILAL JAIN
Lily is the Director of Student Activities at the University. She is single, young, energetic, exquisitely beautiful and in love with Samir - a bright and serious graduate student working for a doctoral degree in Astronomy and also the President of the Student Union. Samir is peculiarly intellectual, rational and emotional.

A unique feature Lily institutes at the University is that of "Sunday Evening Forum" presenting cultural programs, lectures and debates on optional subjects. Professor Henry Watson, a world-renowned authority on genomics, agrees to address the Forum on the much-sensationalized issue of human genetic engineering. Some find Dr. Watson's research on human cloning anti-God and Dr. Watson is blown off in sucide bombing. The suspects are indicted and a sensational trial held. Outraged at the culture of violence Lily runs for election to the legislature vowing to have a bill passed against public sale, possession and use of all kind of firearms. Lily wins the election but big money lobby defeats her legislation. Lily resigns and embarks upon a "Recall Campaign" against the turncoat politicians. But then....

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This Is India : Recording Reality Itself This Is India : Recording Reality Itself
Howard Wolf
This is India is a delight to read and is strongly recommended to any Indian reader of either sex with a sense of humour.

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The Autobiographical Impulse in America The Autobiographical Impulse in America
Essays on The Crisis of Humanism in Contemporary Culture
Howard Wolf
Shrewd, perceptive, and knowledgeable, Howard Wolf is one of the most engaging commentators we have on the intercultural scene. We cannot write about others without writing about ourselves, he warns, and his essays and letters reveal as much about his own warm personality as they do about the lands he visits."

- J.M. COETZEE
(The distinguished Novelist teaching at the
 University of Cape Town and author of Foe, 
Age of Iron and many other works)

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Life at the Top of the Bottom Life at the Top of the Bottom
A Tableau of Provincial Life in America
Howard Wolf
Life at the Top of the Bottom : Many of the observations made by the renowned Author in this collection of humorous pieces (50 mini essays) about America were symptoms of the failures of the Reagan-Bush era.

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A Version of Home : Letters from the World A Version of Home : Letters from the World
Howard Wolf
This collection of travel letters by the American writer Howard Wolf is based on the author's 1990 around- the- world trip that took him to Singapore, Malaysia, India, Turkey, and Greece. These unset letters make up something like an epistolary autobiography woven from a global fabric. wolf looks at the American scene --- family, education, self-knowledge, and culture --- against the backgrounds of the Malay Peninsula, India ( the largest section of the book), Greece, and Turkey, Between his departure from Western New York and his return to Florida, the author searches for " versions of home." 
The Letters are closely related in time and recurring themes; and, all together, a personal universe of characters is portrayed.
A Version of Home : Letters From The World is not an experimental or Post-Modern "text." At the same time, the genre of travel letters, with its inevitable shifts of focus as the traveler moves from place to place, gives the book a contemporary feel. The author's commitment to irreducible human experience sets him against recent Deconstructive trends.
As the world seems to be moving away from the the art of Nuclear Holocaust, and greater openness between nations becomes possible at the end of the 20th Century. A Version of Home : Letters From The World is a book that makes real enhanced opportunities for communication between persons around the world. It is a book that discovers the common roots of the human tree and lets us take comfort beneath its canopy.

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And In Banares Flows The Ganga And In Banares Flows The Ganga
A Collection of Short Stories
Malathi Rao
This collection of fifteen short stories is the authorís third volume of short fiction. She employs a variety of themes such as marriage, love, disappointment, dreams of liberation, etc., to show a complex web of human relationships at work. ....Unlike the traditional form of the short story which encompassed a neat plot with a surprise ending or a climax which left the reader with a sense of shock of the unexpected, todayís short story has undergone a protean change in its episodic form and open ending. In the place of a neat plot what we have is a sense of the fragmentariness of moments. It is this fragmentariness of modern life and the absence of any sense of a holistic world view that these 15 stories try to imply.

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Broadway Serenade Broadway Serenade
Howard Wolf
This twentieth century American novel depicts a struggle between tradition and modernity at a number of levels and Wolf believes that "this struggle will speak, in its way, to contemporary India which is undergoing different versions of this conflict." Realistic and visionary, Broadway Serenade moves to the music of humanity.

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Baba Bugi Baba Bugi
B.K. Tripathy
BABA BUGI is a metafictional novel about the Indian society today. The viscious, corrupt and criminal polities of today holds the individual helpless in its tightening coils as...
"With the publication of BABA BUGI not only will a new name, that of Biyot Tripathy, be prominently added to the world of fiction but also a new variety of cosmic fiction overriding narrow national bounds will expand the limits of the already arrived internationalist fiction."

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