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By Shashi Tharoor. Aleph Book Company, New Delhi. Hard cover, 240 pp. INR 599
Concerns grow that the film industry is in the grip of the far right
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By Joshua Kurlantzick. Oxford University Press. Hard cover, 560pp with notes and index, US$29.95.
"Agents of Subversion: The Fate of John T. Downey and The CIA’s Covert War in China" and "Mr. X and the Pacific: George F. Kennan and American Policy in…
By Dinesh S. Thakur and Prashant Reddy. Simon & Shuster India, hard cover. 512pp, Rs899
By Orjit Sen. Published by Blaft Publications. Hard cover, 78 pp. Price: 795 INR
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