800,000 people. Killed in 100 days. The ugly history of the Rwandan genocide of 1994 and its haunting aftermath is the subject of this mind-numbing book by Philip Gourevitch
No other book comes as close to Ramachandra Guha’s India After Gandhi in telling us the story of modern India. Meticulously researched and fascinating, this should be one of our mandatory reads!
Six wives of King Henry VIII. Each of whom was a fascinating person in her own right. This is the detailed account of each of those women whose fate lay in the hands of one of England’s most famous kings.
Ablaze is a meticulously researched account of events leading to the Chernobyl nuclear explosion; the confusion, the secrecy and the lies that reigned in its aftermath; and the eventual fall of the Soviet Union.
Which of these will you be reading in January?
What can a group of organized youngsters and social media do together? Well, they can (and did) start a revolution and topple an entire government.
In Cairo – The City Victorious, Max Rodenbeck takes his readers on a fascinating journey spanning 5,000 years through a city that has never stopped reinventing itself.
Find out which books are going to hit the bookshelves in December 2019.
From books by some of our favorite authors to works on topics we are deeply interested in, here’s a list of the book releases we are eagerly anticipating this month!
It’s going to be raining books this month! What will you be reading?
A lot of interesting titles coming up in September! Which ones will you be reading?
The Holy Blood and The Holy Grail, remains to this day, one of the most successful conspiracy theory books ever written. What makes it so controversial?
Which new book releases will you discover in July?
A select list of new releases from some of our favorite authors and our favorite genres that are set to hit the shelves this month.
2018 was a great year for Of B&B as we started out on an adventure to bring literature into mainstream dialogue. From poetry to feminist non-fiction, scandalising history to psychology, we discovered some very interesting and insightful books in the past year. Here are some of our favourites that we absolutely recommend to our readers.
Rajendra Nagar, a historian and writer talks about the importance of literature, how it has shaped the human race and how a single word brought about all the stories we know, speak of and create today.
Once upon a time, six human species roamed the Earth. Now, only one does. What happened to the others? How did Sapiens gain dominance of the entire world? How did we progress through history, build empires, become a global community that we are today? More importantly, what does it truly tell us about ourselves and where we are headed?