Books to read in July

Books are essential in every person’s life because they introduce him to a world of imagination, give him knowledge about the outside world, improve his reading, writing and speaking skills, and stimulate his memory and his intelligence. Books influence our lives in a variety of ways: they provide insight into how other people live, they broaden our view of the world, they influence our thoughts on politics and social issues, they show us how to be better people, and they help us not to feel alone. .

No Limits: The Art and Science of High Performance

A new book on the art of high performance by Mukesh Bansal, Founder of Myntra and CEO of Cult.Fit, one of India’s largest fitness chains.

Mukesh was also listed in the Top 40 Entrepreneurs Under 40 by Fortune magazine.

Through his entrepreneurial experience and his studies in the field of health and fitness, Bansal understood the enormous power of plasticity: the ability of the human brain to rewire itself at will as we develop new skills.

“No Limits” distills Bansal’s discoveries about talent, deliberate practice, mindset, habit, will and learning. Readers can expect it to be a guide to maximizing its potential with well-defined strategies.

It’s a must-read not only for entrepreneurs, but also for executives, companies, students, and anyone in general who wants to be a superior version of themselves.

This book has been endorsed by Hrithik Roshan and Rahul Dravid.

Bhagat Singh: A Life in Revolution

A timely antidote, this meticulously researched biography is an expansive foray into the life of Bhagat Singh.

The volume deliberates on his family before he was born, examining along the way the role various episodes, policies and people played in shaping the identity of a legendary revolutionary, while delving into his opinions on important issues. of the time.

It sheds light on the often overlooked personal influences that made Singh who he was, as well as the question of his contested identity in today’s politics. This is the definitive biography of Bhagat Singh of our time.

Dr Satvinder S. Juss, Phd (Cantab) is Professor of Law at Kings College London, a practicing barrister in London and Master of the Bench of Gray’s Inn.

LILAVATI: A LIFE (translation)

An example from Indian literature – the only heartbreaking biography of a daughter by her father. The author of this book, Govardhanram Madhavram Tripathi, was an Indian Gujarati-speaking novelist of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He is known for his four-volume novel, Saraswatichandra, acclaimed as one of the masterpieces of Gujarati literature.

Lilavati was the eldest daughter of Govardhanram Tripathi. She was raised to be the perfect embodiment of virtue and died at the age of twenty-one, plagued by tuberculosis. In moments of ‘lucidity’ she spoke of her suffering and this called into question the very foundations of Govardhanram’s life. In 1905 he wrote his biography, Lilavati Jivankala.

The introduction by translator, Tridip Suhrud, dwells on themes of the cultivation of individuality, nationhood and the ideal of sacrifice, which are sure to resonate with contemporary readership, especially women.

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