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The Better Half

The Better Half

by Purnendu Ghosh (write a review)
Type: Print Book
Genre: Literature & Fiction, Poetry
Language: English, Hindi
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Description of "The Better Half"

This book is a collection of poems and essays in which the author has tried to capture and express some of his everyday experiences and instant thoughts. The contents of the book span and capsule a wide range of subjects such as love and togetherness, teacher with vision, care of a mother, a city and its identity, and above all the book portraits the obvious that moves beyond the obvious.

Contents of the book

Poems (English)
Togetherness
My friend, did I tell you
Conscience
The better half
I will be with you as always
Mother’s pride
Train to Jaipur
The mentor
Mirrors and windows
The stolen bag
The bubble
An academic
The make-over
Synthesis
A myth
A pale blue dot
An illumined feather
The senses
The VIBGYOR dreams
Beyond the obvious
Hunger
Slumber
Silence
Time
Nothing is simply nothing
Man in Numbers
A three-phased wonder
Destiny laced freewill
A city
The tenth Bengali
The X-Y plot
In a faraway land
The exit

Poems (Hindi)

Jeevan Sangini
Mitali
Bhala-manush
Sikandar
Vishwas
Vidambana
Dar
Rain Basera
Ek din bik jayega
Tum na jane kis jahan mein kho gaye

Essays

Reflections of a teacher
The eternal caregiver
Beautiful people
One Hundred Percent Bengali

About the author(s)
Purnendu Ghosh is the Executive Director of Birla Institute of Scientific Research, Jaipur. Earlier he was Professor at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi, and research scientist at Swiss Federal of Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich, Switzerland; University of Melbourne, Australia; and National Research Centre for Biotechnology (GBF), Braunschweig, Germany. He is a biotechnologist, and has extensively published in professional scientific journals, besides contributing chapters in books and has edited books. He is a Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering, and is currently its Chief Editor of Publications. He writes regular columns for a leading newspaper group.
Book Details
ISBN: 
9789351045762
Publisher: 
Paushali Ghosh
Number of Pages: 
132
Availability: In Stock
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