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The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje

The English Patientby Michael OndaatjePrice: BDT 1000Sale Price: BDT 850 Hana, a Canadian nurse, exhausted by death, and grieving for her own dead father; the maimed thief-turned-Allied-agent, Caravaggio; Kip, the emotionally detached Indian sapper - each is haunted in different ways by the man they know only as the English patient, a nameless burn victim who lies in an upstairs room. His extraordinary knowledge and morphine-induced memories - of the North African desert, of explorers and tribes, of history and cartography; and also of forbidden love, suffering and betrayal - illuminate the story, and leave all the characters for ever...

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The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee1020

The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancerby Siddhartha MukherjeePrice: BDT 1200Sale Price: BDT 1020 A magnificent, beautifully written biography of cancer - from its first documented appearances thousands of years ago through the epic battles to cure, control and conquer it to a radical new understanding of its essence. In The Emperor of All Maladies, Siddhartha Mukherjee, doctor, researcher and award-winning science writer, examines cancer with a cellular biologist’s precision, a historian’s perspective, and a biographer’s passion. The result is an astonishingly lucid and eloquent chronicle of a disease humans have lived with - and perished from -...

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Schindler’s Ark: Hachette Essentials by Thomas Keneally

Schindler's Ark: Hachette Essentialsby Thomas KeneallyPrice: BDT 1000Sale Price: BDT 850 The Hachette Essentials series comprises a collection of titles that are regarded as modern classics. A carefully and lovingly curated selection of distinctive, ground-breaking fiction and non-fiction titles published since 1950. Timeless. Relevant. Passionate. Unified as a series - distinctive as books. A good book is great. A great book is essential. In the shadow of Auschwitz, a flamboyant German industrialist grew into a living legend to the Jews of Cracow. He was a womaniser, a heavy-drinker and a bon viveur, but to them he became a saviour. This...

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Playing It My Way by Sachin Tendulkar

Playing It My Wayby Sachin TendulkarPrice: BDT 1000Sale Price: BDT 850 This is the autobiography of legend and the renowned personality in cricket, Sachin Tendulkar. Sachin Tendulkar played for good 24 years and retired in 2013. In this book Sachin talks about his journey from his first Test match at the age of 16 to his 100th international century and the final farewell. He was awarded with India's highest civilian honor, Bharat Ratna Award, on the day of his retirement. The book talks about how a young Mumbai school boy channeled his energies into the game. As a result of...

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1984 by George Orwell

1984by George OrwellPrice: BDT 390Sale Price: BDT 332 1984: A Novel, unleashes a unique plot as per which No One is Safe or Free. No place is safe to run or even hide from a dominating party leader, Big Brother, who is considered equal to God. This is a situation where everything is owned by the State. The world was seeing the ruins of World War II. Leaders such as Hitler, Stalin and Mussolini prevailed during this phase. Big Brother is always watching your actions. He even controls everyone’s feelings of love, to live and to discover. The basic plot...

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Daring to Drive by Manal Al-Sharif

Daring to Driveby Manal Al-SharifPrice: BDT 800Sale Price: BDT 680 THE STORY OF THE WOMAN WHO INSPIRED CHANGE WITH HER CALL FOR GREATER FREEDOMS FOR WOMEN. THE GUARDIAN: 'MANAL AL-SHARIF BECAME A GLOBAL FIGUREHEAD OF A CAUSE THAT DREW THE ATTENTION OF GLOBAL LEADERS WHO URGED THE [SAUDI] KINGDOM TO OVERTURN THE BAN' ON WOMEN DRIVING. 'Future generations will marvel at Manal al-Sharif. Her gripping account of homegrown courage will speak to the fighter in all of us. Books like this one can change the world' Deborah Feldman, New York Times bestselling author of Unorthodox 'Manal al-Sharif is following in...

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Barack Obama: A Biography by Joann F. Price

Barack Obama: A Biographyby Joann F. PricePrice: BDT 650Sale Price: BDT 553 Thousands turned out to hear the dynamic senator from Illinois speak as he campaigned to become the President of the United States, to many, he embodied the American dream. He is bold and audacious, his rhetoric fiery and compelling. He encourages cross-over appeal, discourse, affiliation and has drawn many Americans, including today's youth, into politics. This is the story of Barack Obama, a man of mixed race heritage who inspires, listens, compromises and is often bipartisan. From his childhood in Hawaii and Indonesia to becoming the fifth African-American...

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Anatomy of a Tumour: A Patient’s Intimate Dialogue with the Scourge by Sudhansu Mohanty

Anatomy of a Tumour: A Patient's Intimate Dialogue with the Scourgeby Sudhansu MohantyPrice: BDT 600Sale Price: BDT 510 The patient is Sudhansu Mohanty, an Indian civil servant in his early fifties; his scourge is the carcinoid tumour which, unknown to him, he has been carrying around for some time Mohanty’s introduction to this ‘scourge’ was gradual - starting with an almost-continuous fatigue, followed by intermittentdiarrhoea, a loss of appetite, enhanced perspiring, especially while eating, and a wasting away of muscles. He ignored them all, he lived in denial. Before he knew it, he was overtaken by nemesis in the form...

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Reconciliation: Islam, Democracy and the West by Benazir Bhutto

Reconciliation: Islam, Democracy and the Westby Benazir BhuttoPrice: BDT 1000Sale Price: BDT 850 Former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, the chairperson of the Pakistan People's Party, was seen as vital to that country's future. In exile for years, in late 2007 she felt the time had come to actively re-engage and to return to the country she loved. Part of that process was a clear-eyed assessment of where Pakistan was, and of the nature of its relationship with the West, with Islam, and with extremism. In this important new book, completed just days before her assassination, Ms Bhutto demonstrats that extremism...

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Steve Jobs: The Exclusive Biography by Walter Isaacson

Steve Jobs: The Exclusive Biographyby Walter IsaacsonPrice: BDT 1100Sale Price: BDT 935 'This is a riveting book, with as much to say about the transformation of modern life in the information age as about its supernaturally gifted and driven subject' - Telegraph Based on more than forty interviews with Steve Jobs conducted over two years - as well as interviews with more than a hundred family members, friends, adversaries, competitors, and colleagues - this is the acclaimed, internationally bestselling biography of the ultimate icon of inventiveness. Walter Isaacson tells the story of the rollercoaster life and searingly intense personality of...

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