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China, Inc.: How the Rise of the Next Superpower Challenges America and the World
3.44
I bought and skimmed/read this book during the Olympic boycott conversation, and one thing I found interesting is that the term 'Human Rights' is not ...more
Mar 2008
Jan 11, 2009
 
Story-Wallah: Short Fiction from South Asian Writers
3.85
really liked it
This collection of short stories is massive and fascinating; succeeding in its goal (in my opinion) of presenting life at the edge of multiple culture ...more
Apr 18, 2009
Jan 11, 2009
 
The Palace of Illusions
4.12
Based on the reviews, I think I'll try and read other of her books and/or some of the Mahabharata before trying this.

From wikipedia:

Chitra Banerjee Di
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not set
Jan 17, 2009
 
Quest for Kim: In Search of Kipling's Great Game
3.86
Kim was one of those really really hard books I tried to read as a teenager, and unlike 'Zen and the Art of MM', I never succeeded. It was simply too ...more
not set
Sep 13, 2009
 
The Great Divide: Britain, India, Pakistan
3.67
Hodson was born in Edmonton, London.[1:] He was later a member of the Economic Advisory Council and Editor of The Round Table from 1934-1939. He was D ...more
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Feb 25, 2009
 
Deception: Pakistan, the United States, and the Secret Trade in Nuclear Weapons
4.09
Questions to answer about it though, from one reader on Amazon:

"The fact that the authors of Deception thank Peter Griffen in the acknowledgments of t
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Apr 22, 2009
 
The Limits of Power: The End of American Exceptionalism (American Empire Project)
3.99
from Wikipedia:

Andrew J. Bacevich, Sr. (born 1947 in Normal, Illinois) is a professor of international relations at Boston University, former director
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not set
Mar 16, 2009
 
The Granta Book of India
3.93
it was amazing
Blood - Urvashi Butalia (1997): India & Pak, a family torn by the Partition; very moving.

My Father's Raj - Mark Tully (1997); on the English psych
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Mar 26, 2009
Feb 26, 2009
 
मधुशाला
4.42
Will read the english translation portion sooner, hopefully eventually all of it in its original language!
not set
Jun 20, 2009
 
Gandhi, A Challenge To Communalism: A Study Of Gandhi And The Hindu Muslim Problem, 1919 1929
5.00
From Comprehensive, Annotated Bibliography on Mahatma Gandhi
By Ananda M. Pandiri:

P. 81

"This book is a critical study of the Hindu-Muslim problem in t
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Feb 07, 2009
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