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Books by publisher "Icon Books"

  • 21.  

    Another Alice

     By Alice Peterson [Ebook, Adobe epub 2013]
    Rs. 371 304 (18% OFF)
    Discontinued Love, lust, boys and shopping—the main worries of a teenage girl? Not for eighteen-year-old Alice Peterson, who, at the height of her youth and promising tennis career, was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). In the midst of shock and denial, and the enduring question, 'Isn't it old people who get...   more
  • 22.  

    A Carpet Ride to Khiva

     By Christopher Alexander [Ebook, Adobe epub 2010]
    Rs. 776 706 (9% OFF)
    Discontinued Subtitled, }Seven Years On The Silk Road{. A personal story of seven years living in the remote desert oasis of Uzbekistan, full of traditional weaving and dyeing, carpet workshops, silkworms and 'My Heart Will Go On'. Chris Alexander originally travelled to Khiva, a remote walled city in Uzbekistan on the...   more
    Other Editions: Hardbound 2010
  • 23.  

    In Harms Way

     By Martin Bell [Ebook, Adobe pdf 2012]
    Rs. 625 569 (9% OFF)
    Discontinued After a lifetime of impartial reporting for the BBC from the world's war zones and trouble spots, Martin Bell writes about the human misery and political cynicism that makes up the war in Bosnia. A veteran of ten earlier wars nothing has moved or angered him more than this war...   more
  • 24.  

    The Lives and Times of the Great Composers

     By Michael Steen [Ebook, Adobe epub 2011]
    Rs. 632 575 (9% OFF)    Download Sample eBook
    Discontinued Gioachino Rossini was one of the most influential, as well as one of the most industrious and emotionally complex of the great nineteenth-century composers. Between 1810 and 1829, he wrote 39 operas, a body of work, comic and serious, which transformed Italian opera and radically altered the course of opera...   more
  • 25.  

    Perfect Rigour

     By Masha Gessen [Ebook, Adobe epub 2011]
    Rs. 632 575 (9% OFF)
    Discontinued A thrilling account of an utterly brilliant and utterly eccentric Russian mathematician which sheds a rare light on the unique burden of genius  In 2006, an eccentric Russian mathematician named Grigori Perelman solved one of the world's greatest intellectual puzzles. The Poincare conjecture is an extremely complex topological problem that...   more
  • 26.  


     By Manjit Kumar [Ebook, Adobe pdf 2009]
    Rs. 579 533 (8% OFF)
    Discontinued The dramatic story of one of the most important and challenging scientific theories of the twentieth century, set in the context of the great social and economic upheavals of the period. Kumar's powerful history shows how a small band of young, mostly German scientists developed a theory which baffled fellow...   more
  • 27.  

    Science & Islam

     By Ehsan Masood [Ebook, Adobe pdf]
    Rs. 579 533 (8% OFF)
    Discontinued Tie-in to a new BBC TV series, to be aired early 2009. It is little understood today that the medieval Islamic world paved the foundations for modern science and institutions that now form our everyday world. This book explores the circumstances that led to this revolution in scientific thinking. The...   more
  • 28.  

    Sex, Botany and Empire

     By Patricia Fara [Ebook, Adobe pdf 2004]
    Rs. 637 580 (9% OFF)
    Discontinued "Enticing ... with a sharp eye for 18th-century mores, this is an engrossing exploration of the growth of the British Empire." Good Book Guide The story of Carl Linnaeus and Joseph Banks who revolutionised the systems for classifying plants during the 18th century. The hardback edition was nominated for the...   more
    Other Editions: Paperback 2004
  • 29.  

    Why Blame Israel?

     By Neill Lochery [Ebook, Adobe pdf 2009]
    Rs. 547 498 (9% OFF)
    Discontinued Israel is too often seen as the guilty party in the Middle East conflict. Neill Lochery argues that this interpretation, led by the liberal media, is unfair. A recent poll revealed that over half of Europeans think Israel poses the biggest threat there is to world peace above the infamous...   more
    Other Editions: Paperback 2001
  • 30.  

    Why Do People Hate America?

     By Ziauddin Sardar , Merryl Wyn Davies [Ebook, Adobe pdf 2009]
    Rs. 550 478 (13% OFF)
    Discontinued Not just another 9/11 book, this controversial United Kingdom bestseller is for those who are trying to understand why America is a target for hate. The authors explore the global impact of America's foreign policy, corporate power, and the TV and Hollywood machine. The controversial bestseller that caused huge waves...   more
    Other Editions: Paperback 2003
  • 31.  

    An Entertainment for Angels

     By Patricia Fara [Ebook, Adobe pdf 2009]
    Rs. 553 503 (9% OFF)
    Discontinued Electricity was the scientific fashion of the Enlightenment, 'an Entertainment for Angels, rather than for Men'. By demonstrating their control of the natural world, Enlightenment philosophers hoped to gain authority over society. And their stunning electrical performances provided dramatic evidence of their special powers.  Using contemporary illustrations, Patricia Fara vividly...   more
    Other Editions: Paperback 2003
  • 32.  

    The Girl on the Wall

     By Jean Baggott [Ebook, Adobe epub 2011]
    Rs. 632 575 (9% OFF)    Download Sample eBook
    Discontinued An extraordinary memoir – told through a hand-sewn tapestry – of a very ordinary English life  As the clock struck midnight on 31 December 1999, Jean Baggott vowed that from that point on her life would be devoted to the  happiness of ‘the girl on the wall’ – a  1948...   more
  • 33.  

    Gods Philosophers

     By James Hannam [Ebook, Adobe pdf]
    Rs. 579 533 (8% OFF)
    Discontinued Subtitled, }How The Medieval World Laid The Foundations Of Modern Science{. A powerful and thrilling narrative history revealing the roots of modern science in the medieval world.  The adjective 'medieval' has become a synonym for brutality and uncivilised behaviour. Yet without the work of medieval scholars there could have been...   more
  • 34.  

    Hess, Hitler and Churchill

     By Peter Padfield [Ebook, Adobe epub 2013]
    Rs. 901 820 (9% OFF)
    Discontinued Hess’s peace mission to Britain in May 1941 remains one of the Second World War’s greatest mysteries. As this book reveals, far from being a disillusioned renegade, he had Hitler’s backing – recently discovered Soviet archives confirm it. Award-winning historian Peter Padfield unearths evidence revealing that Hess carried a draft...   more
    Other Editions: Hardcover
  • 35.  

    Introducing Barthes

     By Philip Thody , Piero [Ebook, Adobe pdf 2006]
    Rs. 553 503 (9% OFF)
    Discontinued Roland Barthes is best known as a semiologist, a student of the science of signs. This sees human beings primarily as communicating animals, and looks at the way they use language, clothes, gestures, hair styles, visual images, shapes and colour to convey to one another their tastes, their emotions, their...   more
    Other Editions: Paperback 2011
  • 36.  

    Kuhn Vs Popper

     By Steve Fuller [Ebook, Adobe pdf 2006]
    Rs. 630 574 (9% OFF)
    Discontinued In 1965 Thomas Kuhn and Karl Popper met at the University of London to stage what became the most momentous philosphical debate of the century. At stake was the soul of science itself. Popper pinned the future of science on scientists having the freedom to test their theories to the...   more
    Other Editions: Hardbound 2003 Paperback 2006
  • 37.  

    New Science of Life

     By Rupert Sheldrake [Ebook, Adobe epub 2005]
    Rs. 729 663 (9% OFF)    Download Sample eBook
    Discontinued Questioning many concepts of life and consciousness, the visionary biologist describes his innovative theory of morphic resonance. Questioning many concepts of life and consciousness, the visionary biologist describes his innovative theory of morphic resonance. Described as the best candidate for burning there has been for many years??? by Nature on...   more
  • 38.  

    A Very British Revolution

     By Martin Bell [Ebook, Adobe pdf]
    Rs. 563 518 (8% OFF)
    Discontinued Subtitled }The Expenses Scandal & How To Save Our Democracy{. The former BBC journalist, independent MP and campaigner for standards in public life offers his timely thoughts on the recent political scandal. The revelations over MPs expenses that began in May 2009 ranged from petty thieving to outright fraud and...   more
  • 39.  

    The Worlds Greatest Idea

     By John Farndon [Ebook, Adobe epub 2010]
    Rs. 632 575 (9% OFF)    Download Sample eBook
    Discontinued An exploration of mankind’s greatest-ever ideas, from the author of the bestselling Do You Think You’re Clever? Where would humanity be now without fire, vaccinations, farming ... or wine? A great idea is one that has changed the path of human civilisation. But which is the greatest of them all?...   more
  • 40.  

    Do You Think Youre Clever?

     By John Farndon , Libby Purves [Ebook, Adobe pdf]
    Rs. 579 533 (8% OFF)
    Discontinued 75 of the most intriguing questions taken from Oxbridge admission interviews, such as: What percentage of the world's water is contained in a cow? Luckily, it also contains the answers. A wonderful collection of oddly brilliant questions and answers taken from the infamously challenging Oxbridge interviews.'What happens if I drop...   more
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