Arjun Srivastava's Library

Arjun Srivastava's Library

The Namesake: A Novel
Jhumpa Lahiri
Jhumpa Lahiri's Interpreter of Maladies established this young writer as one the most brilliant of her generation. Her stories are one of the very few debut works -- and only a handful of collections -- to have won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction. Am...
Narconomics: How to Run a Drug Cartel
Tom Wainwright
Picking his way through Andean cocaine fields, Central American prisons, Colorado pot shops, and the online drug dens of the Dark Web, Tom Wainwright provides a fresh, innovative look into the drug trade and its 250 million customers. More than just...
Narrative Economics: How Stories Go Viral and Drive Major Economic Events
Robert J. Shiller
From Nobel Prize–winning economist and New York Times bestselling author Robert Shiller, a groundbreaking account of how stories help drive economic events―and why financial panics can spread like epidemic viruses In a world in which internet troll...
Alan Levinovitz
Illuminates the far-reaching consequences the myth of "natural" has over our lives, from misinformation about health choices to mistaken justifications of sexism, racism, and flawed economic policies.Modern nature worship shares key elements with mos...
The Nature of Technology
W. Brian Arthur
The Nature of Technology will change the way you think about this fundamental subject forever. W. Brian Arthur's many years of thinking and writing about technology have culminated in a unique understanding of his subject. Here he examines the nature...
The Neapolitan Novels Boxed Set
Elena Ferrante
"Nothing quite like this has ever been published before," proclaimed The Guardian about the Neapolitan novels in 2014. Against the backdrop of a Naples that is as seductive as it is perilous and a world undergoing epochal change, Elena Ferrante tells...
William Gibson
Winner of the Hugo, Nebula, and Philip K. Dick Awards, Neuromancer is a science fiction masterpiece—a classic that ranks as one of the twentieth century’s most potent visions of the future. Case was the sharpest data-thief in the matrix—until he cr...
Neuropsychedelia: The Revival of Hallucinogen Research Since the Decade of the Brain
Nicolas Langlitz
Neuropsychedelia examines the revival of psychedelic science since the "Decade of the Brain." After the breakdown of this previously prospering area of psychopharmacology, and in the wake of clashes between counterculture and establishment in the la...
A New Idea of India: Individual Rights in a Civilisational State
Harsh Madhusudan and Rajeev Mantri
Foreword by Sanjeev Sanyal* ‘A clear look into India’s political, social and economic history unobstructed by decades of agenda-driven narratives that sought to muddy the waters of our civilisational truths.’ Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of Finance ...
A New Kind of Science
Stephen Wolfram
This long-awaited work from one of the world's most respected scientists presents a series of dramatic discoveries never before made public. Starting from a collection of simple computer experiments--illustrated in the book by striking computer grap...
The New New Thing: A Silicon Valley Story
Michael Lewis
*New York Times* Bestseller. “A superb book. . . . [Lewis] makes Silicon Valley as thrilling and intelligible as he made Wall Street in his best-selling Liar’s Poker.”― *Time In the weird glow of the dying millennium, Michael Lewis set out on a safa...
The New Right
Michael Malice
The definitive firsthand account of the movement that permanently broke the American political consensus.What do internet trolls, economic populists, white nationalists, techno-anarchists and Alex Jones have in common? Nothing, except for an unremitt...
Ramez Naam
Mankind gets an upgrade In the near future, the experimental nano-drug Nexus can link human together, mind to mind. There are some who want to improve it. There are some who want to eradicate it. And there are others who just want to exploit it. When...
Nightmare Abbey
Thomas Love Peacock
Despite its ominously sounding title, Nightmare Abbey is a Gothic topical satire in which the author pokes light-hearted fun at the romantic movement in contemporary English literature, in particular its obsession with morbid subjects, misanthropy a...
Ninety Percent of Everything: Inside Shipping, the Invisible Industry That Puts Clothes on Your Back, Gas in Your Car, and Food on Your Plate
Rose George
On ship-tracking Web sites, the waters are black with dots. Each dot is a ship; each ship is laden with boxes; each box is laden with goods. In postindustrial economies, we no longer produce but buy, and so we must ship. Without shipping there would...
Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life: Life-Changing Tools for Healthy Relationships (Nonviolent Communication Guides)
Marshall B. Rosenberg
The latest edition of the communication guide that has sold more than 1,000,000 copiesAn enlightening look at how peaceful communication can create compassionate connections with family, friends, and other acquaintances, this international bestseller...
Nuclear War Survival Skills
Cresson Kearny
Expedient Emergency Preparedness - Shelters, Water, Ventalation, Radiation Detection
Numerical Optimization
Jorge Nocedal and Stephen Wright
Numerical Optimization presents a comprehensive and up-to-date description of the most effective methods in continuous optimization. It responds to the growing interest in optimization in engineering, science, and business by focusing on the methods...