About the Book: Forget Kathmandu: An Elegy for Democracy
Forget Kathmandu comines passion with insight to describe the complex and troubled country of Nepal.
In June 2001, the king of Nepal and almost his entire family were read more
About the Book: The Kingdom at the Centre of the World
A rich, layered and unprecedented potrait of the Himalyan kingdom of Bhutan.
A small, sparsely populated kingdom at the eastern end of the Himalayas, Bhutan is often de read more
About the Book: The Tutor of History
The book that catapulted Manjushree Thapa to internationalliterary fame, The Tutor of History is ambitious, intelligent andkeenly observed.
It is the late 1990s, a few years into cons read more
About the Book: A Pleasant Kind of Heavy and Other Erotic Stories
A Pleasant Kind of Heavy and Other Erotic Stories is unlike any other book out of India that you will read this year. Bold, sensuous and erotic, these nine stories announc read more
About the Book: The Adventures of Amir Hamza
The first translation into English of a belovedmedievalIndo-Persian epic, The Adventures of Amir Hamza is the gripping account oftheexploits of Amir Hamza, the greatest war read more
About the Book: Taj: A Story of Mughal India
Read this book for the answer to that eternal question: what do women want from men?
When his queen, Arjumand Banu - Mumtaz-i-Mahal, the Chosen One of the Palace - died, Shah Jah read more
About the Book: Seasons of Flight
Lyrical and haunting, and also deeply political, this is anoriginal offering from one of the most distinctive literary voicesfrom South Asia.
Prema, a young woman adrift in war-torn Nepa read more
About the Book: A Boy from Siklis: The Life and Times of Chandra Gurung
A remarkable potrait of a modern-day hero, his nation and his legacy
In late September 2006, Chandra Gurung organized an event in remote Ghunsa village in read more
About the Book: Tilled Earth: Stories
In this, her first collection of short stories, Manjushree Thapatriumphs both as a confident innovator and a sensitive chroniclerof small lives.
Comprising perfectly crafted micro st read more
About the Book: Butterflies on the Roof of the World: AMemoir
Witty and insightful, Butterflies on the Roof of the World isthe story of a man and his familys passion for butterflies.
In this book, Peter read more
About the Book: On Hinduism
Through this magisterial volume-which she calls the book of my books-Wendy Doniger, widely acknowledged as one of the greatest and most original scholars of Hinduism, enlarges our understanding of an read more
About the Book: Exotic Aliens: The Lion and The Cheetah In India
Exotic Aliens is a bold, original and compelling work about the origins of lions and cheetahs in India that could turn field biology on its head. read more
About the Book: Em and The Big Hoom
Winner of the Hindu Literary Prize 2012
It was also long listed for the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature.
Set in a one-bedroom-hall-kitch read more
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