Who are we Indians ? Where did we come from ? Many of us believe our ancestors have lived in South Asia since 'time immemorial'. But, as it turns out, 'time immemorial' may not have been all that long ago. To tell us the story of our ancestry, journalist Tony Joseph goes 65,000 years into the past - when a band of modern humans, or Homo sapiens, first made their way from Africa into the Indian subcontinent.
Transforming to a Networked Society: Guide for Policy Makers
What if technology was not only the key to economic growth, but also to effective governments and better societies?
Digital transformation is no longer simply an aspiration. Multiple countries now bear witness to its many benefits and countless more could likewise be changed for the better if their thought leaders and policy makers committed to the process outlined in Transforming to a Networked Society.
The Perfect Predator
A "fascinating and terrifying" memoir of one woman's extraordinary effort to save her husband's life (Scientific American) -- and the discovery of a forgotten cure that has the potential to save millions more.
The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, and now a documentary from Ken Burns on PBS, The Emperor of All Maladies is a magnificent, profoundly humane “biography” of cancer—from its first documented appearances thousands of years ago through the epic battles in the twentieth century to cure, control, and conquer it to a radical new understanding of its essence.
The Gene: An Intimate History
The #1 NEW YORK TIMES Bestseller
The basis for the PBS Ken Burns Documentary The Gene: An Intimate History
From the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Emperor of All Maladies—a fascinating history of the gene and “a magisterial account of how human minds have laboriously, ingeniously picked apart what makes us tick” (Elle).
Metarules of Pāṇinian Grammar (2 Vols.): Vyjāḍi's Paribhāṣāvṛtti (Groningen Oriental Studies)
Vyāḍi's Paribhaṣavṛtti is the earliest Sanskrit work entirely devoted to discussing the metarules and underlying assumptions of Pāṇini's formal grammar of Sanskrit (5th-4th century BC). As such, it has much to teach us about the early development of ideas in this difficult and technical area which spans Indology and the history of linguistics. While Vyāḍi does not admit it explicitly, he borrows heavily from Patañjali's Mahābhāṣya, but often changes or disregards the original purpose of these borrowed arguments.