A Kingdom of Their Own
Joshua Partlow, the Washington Post Mexico bureau chief (formerly Kabul chief), offers an analysis of the US’ troubled relationship with Afghanistan, placing the president Hamid Karzai and his extended, vastly influential family at the heart of the war’s trajectory. Simon & Schuster India, Rs 799.
Being A Dog
A cognitive scientist, writer and director of the Dog Cognition Lab at Barnard College, New York, Alexandra Horowitz offers detailed research and insights on how dogs comprehend the world, and what humans can learn from them, by placing an under-used sense of smell to work in
surprising ways. Dog owners curious about their pets will relish this book. Simon & Schuster India, Rs 599.
The D Word
Shubhrata Prakash, an officer with the Indian Revenue Service, urges victims of depression to never lose hope. Drawing from real-life experience and meticulous research, the author of the collection of poems, Ink on Water, shares her expert knowledge on what it means to have depression, how to identify particular strains and overcome one‘s sense of hopelessness. Pan Macmillan India, Rs 299.