Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
Your interests (Optional)
This will help us make recommendations and send discounts and sale information at times.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address info@exoticindia.com.

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Sign In  |  Sign up
Your Cart (0)
Best Deals
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
Books > History > Business as Usual (Journeys of The Indian Express Cartoonist)
Subscribe to our newsletter and discounts
Business as Usual (Journeys of The Indian Express Cartoonist)
Business as Usual (Journeys of The Indian Express Cartoonist)
by Unny
Description
About the Book

Business as Usual is a careful selection of Unny's work at The Indian Express since 1996. He is that rare cartoonist who with his sardonic wit and keen insight blends reporting, commentary and illustration to make a scathingly funny and very simple point: the powerful nose needs to be tweaked. No matter on whose face it happens to be.

With his inimitable draughtsmanship, he pokes his pen at politics and politicians. Each of his cartoons casts a vote. Satire at its finest, this collection chronicles politicians and power to keep and tell its deepest truths.

 

About the Author

E.P. Unny is Chief Political Cartoonist at The Indian Express. His first cartoon appeared in the legendary Shankar's Weekly in 1972. A staff cartoonist with The Hindu from 1977 to 1989, Unny moved from Chennai to New Delhi where after a stint with Sunday Mail and The Economic Times, he joined The Indian Express in 1996.

He has sketched and written Spices & Souls, A Doodler's Journey through Kerala and Language, Landscape & Livelihoods, Through 5 Drought-prone Districts of Andhra Pradesh. His work has featured at the Asian Cartoonists Conference in Tokyo and at the International Cartoon Festival in Carquefou, France. In 2009, Unny won the life time Achievement Award of The Indian Institute of Cartoonists. He lives in New Delhi.

 

Foreword

If journalism of courage defines The Indian Express's coverage of politics and power, E P Unny is its resident artist.

As the newspaper's political cartoonist since 1996, Unny's work is unique: he is that rare cartoonist who blends reporting, commentary and illustration with a profound political insight to make a very simple point - the powerful nose needs to be tweaked. No matter on whose face it happens to be.

So be it H D Deve Gowda or Prakash Karat, Sonia Gandhi or Narendra Modi, Manmohan Singh or LK Advani, no one is spared a swipe from the innocent little boy who walks into each Unny frame. He's the one who keeps telling us that the Emperor, usually, has no clothes.

This book is a celebration of that spirit. It brings in one place a careful selection of his work at The Indian Express that cover the defining moments in contemporary politics: from single-party governments to multi-party coalitions, the rise of regional satraps and kingmakers, the wranglings and the compromises, the stunning decisions and the remarkable rollbacks, intrigue and power play. Inside and outside Parliament, business as usual.

It's incredibly serious business - and incredibly funny. And, in the end, this collection underlines what we all know but seldom acknowledge: nothing is more eloquent a tribute to our freedom of expression than an irreverence that's fiercely independent - and genuinely witty.

 

Contents

 

  Foreword 7
  The non years  
1 A non-Congress. non BJP government at the Centre 9
2 The rise and fall of Deve Gowda  
3 The importance of being Kesri  
  Wildcard Gujral makes it to the top  
  The second coming  
1 NDA under Vajpayee (1998-2001) 31
2 Pokharan II: No more secrets  
3 Lahore bus: The hope journey  
4 War in Kargil: Peace derailed  
5 Coup in Pakistan: Enter the General  
  Agra Summit: So near so far  
  The age of terror 61
  Post 9/11 India (2001-2004)  
1 Attack on Parliament: War clouds over subcontinent  
2 Gujarat riots: Emergence of Modi  
3 Elections in Jammu and Kashmir: Triumph of democracy  
4 India Shining: Beginning of the NDA end  
  A second coalition rises (2004-2009) 103
1 Doctor at work: Reforms and hurdles  
2 Singh in US, Bush in India: A new deal  
3 Leaving, leaving, Left: The nuclear deal and withdrawal of support  

Sample Pages





Business as Usual (Journeys of The Indian Express Cartoonist)

by Unny
Item Code:
NAG505
Cover:
Hardcover
Edition:
2009
ISBN:
9788129114860
Language:
English
Size:
8.5 inch x 5.5 inch
Pages:
246
Other Details:
Weight of the Book: 542 gms
Price:
$36.00
Discounted:
$28.80   Shipping Free
You Save:
$7.20 (20%)
Be the first to rate this product
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
Business as Usual (Journeys of The Indian Express Cartoonist)
From:
Edit     
You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.

Viewed 4996 times since 12th Mar, 2016
About the Book

Business as Usual is a careful selection of Unny's work at The Indian Express since 1996. He is that rare cartoonist who with his sardonic wit and keen insight blends reporting, commentary and illustration to make a scathingly funny and very simple point: the powerful nose needs to be tweaked. No matter on whose face it happens to be.

With his inimitable draughtsmanship, he pokes his pen at politics and politicians. Each of his cartoons casts a vote. Satire at its finest, this collection chronicles politicians and power to keep and tell its deepest truths.

 

About the Author

E.P. Unny is Chief Political Cartoonist at The Indian Express. His first cartoon appeared in the legendary Shankar's Weekly in 1972. A staff cartoonist with The Hindu from 1977 to 1989, Unny moved from Chennai to New Delhi where after a stint with Sunday Mail and The Economic Times, he joined The Indian Express in 1996.

He has sketched and written Spices & Souls, A Doodler's Journey through Kerala and Language, Landscape & Livelihoods, Through 5 Drought-prone Districts of Andhra Pradesh. His work has featured at the Asian Cartoonists Conference in Tokyo and at the International Cartoon Festival in Carquefou, France. In 2009, Unny won the life time Achievement Award of The Indian Institute of Cartoonists. He lives in New Delhi.

 

Foreword

If journalism of courage defines The Indian Express's coverage of politics and power, E P Unny is its resident artist.

As the newspaper's political cartoonist since 1996, Unny's work is unique: he is that rare cartoonist who blends reporting, commentary and illustration with a profound political insight to make a very simple point - the powerful nose needs to be tweaked. No matter on whose face it happens to be.

So be it H D Deve Gowda or Prakash Karat, Sonia Gandhi or Narendra Modi, Manmohan Singh or LK Advani, no one is spared a swipe from the innocent little boy who walks into each Unny frame. He's the one who keeps telling us that the Emperor, usually, has no clothes.

This book is a celebration of that spirit. It brings in one place a careful selection of his work at The Indian Express that cover the defining moments in contemporary politics: from single-party governments to multi-party coalitions, the rise of regional satraps and kingmakers, the wranglings and the compromises, the stunning decisions and the remarkable rollbacks, intrigue and power play. Inside and outside Parliament, business as usual.

It's incredibly serious business - and incredibly funny. And, in the end, this collection underlines what we all know but seldom acknowledge: nothing is more eloquent a tribute to our freedom of expression than an irreverence that's fiercely independent - and genuinely witty.

 

Contents

 

  Foreword 7
  The non years  
1 A non-Congress. non BJP government at the Centre 9
2 The rise and fall of Deve Gowda  
3 The importance of being Kesri  
  Wildcard Gujral makes it to the top  
  The second coming  
1 NDA under Vajpayee (1998-2001) 31
2 Pokharan II: No more secrets  
3 Lahore bus: The hope journey  
4 War in Kargil: Peace derailed  
5 Coup in Pakistan: Enter the General  
  Agra Summit: So near so far  
  The age of terror 61
  Post 9/11 India (2001-2004)  
1 Attack on Parliament: War clouds over subcontinent  
2 Gujarat riots: Emergence of Modi  
3 Elections in Jammu and Kashmir: Triumph of democracy  
4 India Shining: Beginning of the NDA end  
  A second coalition rises (2004-2009) 103
1 Doctor at work: Reforms and hurdles  
2 Singh in US, Bush in India: A new deal  
3 Leaving, leaving, Left: The nuclear deal and withdrawal of support  

Sample Pages





Post a Comment
 
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy
Based on your browsing history
Loading... Please wait

Items Related to Business as Usual (Journeys of The Indian Express Cartoonist) (History | Books)

Years of Laughter (Reminiscences of a Cartoonist)
by P. K. S. Kutty
Hardcover (Edition: 2009)
Thema Books, Kolkata
Item Code: NAM882
$36.00$28.80
You save: $7.20 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Brushing Up the Years: A Cartoonist's History of India 1947-2004
by R. K. Laxman
Paperback (Edition: 20014)
Penguin Viking
Item Code: IDJ408
$52.00$41.60
You save: $10.40 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Wit and Humour in Colonial North India
Deal 20% Off
by Mushirul Hasan
Hardcover (Edition: 2007)
Niyogi Books
Item Code: NAB711
$52.00$33.28
You save: $18.72 (20 + 20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Jest in Time
Deal 20% Off
Hardcover (Edition: 2013)
Times Group Books
Item Code: NAF995
$43.00$27.52
You save: $15.48 (20 + 20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Santa and The Scribes: The Making of Fort Kochi
Deal 20% Off
by E.P.Unny
Paperback (Edition: 2014)
Niyogi Books
Item Code: NAK077
$43.00$27.52
You save: $15.48 (20 + 20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
'Don't Spare Me Shankar'
by Jawaharlal Nehru
Hardcover (Edition: 2002)
Children's Book Trust
Item Code: IDG485
$28.50$22.80
You save: $5.70 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Bal Thackeray (The Rise of The Shiv Sena)
Deal 20% Off
by Vaibhav Purandare
Paperback (Edition: 2012)
Roli Books Pvt. Ltd
Item Code: NAF591
$21.00$13.44
You save: $7.56 (20 + 20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Roots
Item Code: NAI396
$19.00$15.20
You save: $3.80 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Mad, Mad World of Cricket (Cartoons Book)
by Sudhir Dar
Paperback (Edition: 2007)
Penguin Books
Item Code: IHL266
$11.00$8.80
You save: $2.20 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Gandhi in Cartoons
Hardcover (Edition: 1999)
Navjivan Publishing House
Item Code: IDE243
$28.50$22.80
You save: $5.70 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Goodbye Shahzadi (A Political Biography of Benazir Bhutto)
by Shyam Bhatia
Hardcover (Edition: 2008)
Lotus Collection Roli Books
Item Code: IDK422
$29.00$23.20
You save: $5.80 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
What a Life! (A Kaleidoscope of Rajinder Puri's Cartoons)
Deal 20% Off
Item Code: NAN845
$36.00$23.04
You save: $12.96 (20 + 20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Creation of Wealth (The Tatas from the 19th to the 21st Century)
Deal 20% Off
by R.M. Lala
Paperback (Edition: 2004)
Penguin Books India Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: NAG432
$29.00$18.56
You save: $10.44 (20 + 20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
From The Pages of The Hindu
by V.Ramamurthy
Paperback (Edition: 2012)
Kasturi and Sons Ltd
Item Code: NAK130
$47.00$37.60
You save: $9.40 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Testimonials
Thank you so much. Your service is amazing. 
Kiran, USA
I received the two books today from my order. The package was intact, and the books arrived in excellent condition. Thank you very much and hope you have a great day. Stay safe, stay healthy,
Smitha, USA
Over the years, I have purchased several statues, wooden, bronze and brass, from Exotic India. The artists have shown exquisite attention to details. These deities are truly awe-inspiring. I have been very pleased with the purchases.
Heramba, USA
The Green Tara that I ordered on 10/12 arrived today.  I am very pleased with it.
William USA
Excellent!!! Excellent!!!
Fotis, Greece
Amazing how fast your order arrived, beautifully packed, just as described.  Thank you very much !
Verena, UK
I just received my package. It was just on time. I truly appreciate all your work Exotic India. The packaging is excellent. I love all my 3 orders. Admire the craftsmanship in all 3 orders. Thanks so much.
Rajalakshmi, USA
Your books arrived in good order and I am very pleased.
Christine, the Netherlands
Thank you very much for the Shri Yantra with Navaratna which has arrived here safely. I noticed that you seem to have had some difficulty in posting it so thank you...Posting anything these days is difficult because the ordinary postal services are either closed or functioning weakly.   I wish the best to Exotic India which is an excellent company...
Mary, Australia
Love your website and the emails
John, USA
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2020 © Exotic India