Low

23 February 2020 | By Jeet Thayil | Filed in: india.

So All Is Peace

23 February 2020 | By Vandana Singh-Lal | Filed in: india.

But sit down, breathe deep, and ask a woman Any woman They are there When twin sisters Layla and Tanya are found starving in their upmarket apartment, there is frenzy in the media How often does one find two striking, twenty something women, one half dead, the other not speaking, living in a

The Storyteller's Secret

23 February 2020 | By Sejal Badani | Filed in: india.

From the bestselling author of Trail of Broken Wings comes an epic story of the unrelenting force of love, the power of healing, and the invincible desire to dream Nothing prepares Jaya, a New York journalist, for the heartbreak of her third miscarriage and the slow unraveling of her marriage in

Ayesha at Last

23 February 2020 | By Uzma Jalaluddin | Filed in: india.

A modern day Muslim Pride and Prejudice for a new generation of love Ayesha Shamsi has a lot going on Her dreams of being a poet have been set aside for a teaching job so she can pay off her debts to her wealthy uncle She lives with her boisterous Muslim family and is always being reminded that

Djinn Patrol on the Purple Line

23 February 2020 | By Deepa Anappara | Filed in: india.

Three friends venture into the most dangerous corners of a sprawling Indian city to find their missing classmate Down market lanes crammed with too many people, dogs, and rickshaws, past stalls that smell of cardamom and sizzling oil, below a smoggy sky that doesn t let through a single blade of

Trail of Broken Wings

23 February 2020 | By Sejal Badani | Filed in: india.

When her father falls into a coma, Indian American photographer Sonya reluctantly returns to the family she d fled years before Since she left home, Sonya has lived on the run, free of any ties, while her soft spoken sister, Trisha, has created a perfect suburban life, and her ambitious sister,

Scion of Ikshvaku (Ram Chandra #1)

23 February 2020 | By Amish Tripathi | Filed in: india.

Ram Rajya The Perfect Land But perfection has a price He paid that price 3400 BCE INDIA Ayodhya is weakened by divisions A terrible war has taken its toll The damage runs deep The demon King of Lanka, Raavan, does not impose his rule on the defeated He, instead, imposes his trade Money is

La Tresse

23 February 2020 | By Laetitia Colombani | Filed in: india.

Smita, Julia, Sarah Trois femmes, trois vies, trois continents Trois chemins que rien ne destine se croiser Trois histoires pourtant li es.Inde Smita est une intouchable Mari e un chasseur de rats, elle nettoie a mains nues les latrines de son village, comme le faisait sa m re Son r ve

Raavan: Enemy of Aryavarta (Ram Chandra #3)

23 February 2020 | By Amish Tripathi | Filed in: india.

WITHOUT THE DARKNESS, LIGHT HAS NO PURPOSE WITHOUT THE VILLAIN, WHAT WOULD THE GODS DO INDIA, 3400 BCE A land in tumult, poverty and chaos Most people suffer quietly A few rebel Some fight for a better world Some for themselves Some don t give a damn Raavan Fathered by one of the most

Sita: Warrior of Mithila (Ram Chandra #2)

23 February 2020 | By Amish Tripathi | Filed in: india.

India, 3400 BCE India is beset with divisions, resentment and poverty The people hate their rulers They despise their corrupt and selfish elite Chaos is just one spark away Outsiders exploit these divisions Raavan, the demon king of Lanka, grows increasingly powerful, sinking his fangs deeper

One Indian Girl

23 February 2020 | By Chetan Bhagat | Filed in: india.

Hi, I m Radhika Mehta and I m getting married this week I work at Goldman Sachs, an investment bank Thank you for reading my story However, let me warn you You may not like me too much One, I make a lot of money Two, I have an opinion on everything Three, I have had a boyfriend before OK,

Love is Blind

23 February 2020 | By William Boyd | Filed in: india.

Love is Blind is William Boyd s sweeping, heart stopping new novel Set at the end of the 19th century, it follows the fortunes of Brodie Moncur, a young Scottish musician, about to embark on the story of his life When Brodie is offered a job in Paris, he seizes the chance to flee Edinburgh and his

The Bridge Home

23 February 2020 | By Padma Venkatraman | Filed in: india.

When Viji and her sister, Rukku, whose developmental disability makes her overly trusting and vulnerable to the perils of the world, run away to live on their own, the situation could not be grim Life on the streets of the teeming city of Chennai is harsh for girls considered outcasts, but the

Quichotte

23 February 2020 | By Salman Rushdie | Filed in: india.

In a tour de force that is both an homage to an immortal work of literature and a modern masterpiece about the quest for love and family, Booker Prize winning, internationally bestselling author Salman Rushdie has created a dazzling Don Quixote for the modern age Inspired by the Cervantes classic,

Pashmina

23 February 2020 | By Nidhi Chanani | Filed in: india.

Priyanka Das has so many unanswered questions Why did her mother abandon her home in India years ago What was it like there And most importantly, who is her father, and why did her mom leave him behind But Pri s mom avoids these questions the topic of India is permanently closed For Pri, her

The Unlikely Adventures of the Shergill Sisters

23 February 2020 | By Balli Kaur Jaswal | Filed in: india.

The author of the Reese Witherspoon Book Club selection Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows follows her acclaimed America debut with this life affirming, witty family drama an Indian This Is Where I Leave You about three Punjabi sisters embarking on a pilgrimage to their homeland to lay their mother

The God of Small Things

23 February 2020 | By Arundhati Roy | Filed in: india.

The year is 1969 In the state of Kerala, on the southernmost tip of India, a skyblue Plymouth with chrome tailfins is stranded on the highway amid a Marxist workers demonstration Inside the car sit two egg twins Rahel and Esthappen, and so begins their tale Armed only with the invincible

The White Tiger

23 February 2020 | By Aravind Adiga | Filed in: india.

Introducing a major literary talent, The White Tiger offers a story of coruscating wit, blistering suspense, and questionable morality, told by the most volatile, captivating, and utterly inimitable narrator that this millennium has yet seen Balram Halwai is a complicated man Servant Philosopher.

Midnight's Children

23 February 2020 | By Salman Rushdie | Filed in: india.

Saleem Sinai was born at midnight, the midnight of India s independence, and found himself mysteriously handcuffed to history by the coincidence He is one of 1,001 children born at the midnight hour, each of them endowed with an extraordinary talent and whose privilege and curse it is to be both