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Books & Culture | 5 handpicked books to read in the month of November

From demonetisation to thrilling suspense, here is the best list of five books to look forward to this November 2018.

India TV Lifestyle Desk Edited by: India TV Lifestyle Desk New Delhi Published on: October 31, 2018 15:45 IST
Books & Culture | 5 handpicked books to read in the month

Books & Culture | 5 handpicked books to read in the month of November

From fictional narrative of demonetisation to thrilling novel by famous Jeffrey Archer, we have selected five best books for all our readers to focus on in the month of November 2018. So, start reading and order the books to begin reading!

Don't Tell The Governor

Author: Ravi Subramanian | The story is set against the backdrop of the financial services industry. Published by HarperCollins India, his 10th novel weaves a fictional narrative around demonetisation.

"When the Prime Minister declares demonetisation at 8 p.m. on 8 November, 2016, it leaves the nation stunned. But the governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), who should have ideally been party to the decision, is at a crossroads. He has just carried out the most brazen act of his life -yet, it looks like it might also have been his most foolish. Will he be able to pull himself out of the mess he has got into or will he be condemned for life?", the publisher informed IANS about the narrative in the upcoming book.

The Big Reverse: How Demonetization Knocked India Out

Author: Meera Sanyal | This non-fiction story is published by HarperCollins India. Describing demonetisation as a black swan event in Indian history, the book, according to the publisher, will provide "the most comprehensive analysis of the policy, its execution and pitfalls". It will present unprecedented insights backed by data, history and research, and as a result, answer the questions that still continue to haunt Indians, on the what, why and how of demonetisation.

Of Counsel: The Challenges of the Modi-Jaitley Economy

Author: Arvind Subramanian | The book is published under the name Penguin Random House India and is written by former Chief Economic Advisor (CEA), whose trusteeship saw the country through one of the most hotly contested and turbulent periods of economic governance and policymaking in recent decades -from the demonetisation to the introduction of the Goods and Services Tax, or GST.

A Stranger Truth: Lessons in Love, Leadership and Courage from India's Sex Workers

Author: Ashok Alexander | This book is released by Juggernaut publishing house. When Alexander left a high-profile corporate job to head Avahan, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's programme to stem the growth of the HIV epidemic in India, he was plunged into a world far removed from the comfort zones he had lived and worked in all his life. It was a grinding place where women sold themselves for Rs 50 and 14-year-olds injected drugs. It was the shadow world of transgenders and of young gay men in a country that still criminalised same-sex love.

Heads You Win

Author: Jeffrey Archer | The book is published by PanMacmillan. It is billed as an "incredible and thrilling novel" by the master storyteller, whose final twist will shock even his most ardent fans. The publisher said that this is the international number one bestselling author's "most ambitious and creative work" since "Kane and Abel".

So these are the handpicked five books for all our bibliophiles!

(IANS Inputs)

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