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  • The Blue Women

    Stories

    A striking new collection of short fiction from the award-winning author of Kintsugi, Daura and Bhaunri.A young girl who forms a curiously intimate friendship with a bat...A man whose life is wrecked by an unsightly big toe...A teenager who will go to any lengths to have her stepfather to herself...The stories in The Blue Women paint vivid portraits of people's lives as they encounter the strange ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Highway 39

    Journeys Through A Fractured Land

    In Highway 39: Journeys through a Fractured Land, Sudeep Chakravarti attempts to unravel the brutal history of Nagaland and Manipur, their violent and restive present, and their uncertain and yet desperately hopeful future, as he travels along Dimapur, Kohima, Senapati, Imphal, Thoubal, and their hinterlands-all touch points of brutalized aspiration, identity, conflict and tragedy. These are the ... Read more

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  • The Untitled

    It is 1798 and Richard Dawson, an English painter, has arrived on the southern coast of India, looking for employment. Finding his fellow countrymen unhelpful, he boldly travels to the kingdom of Tipu Sultan to catch history in the making. Though reputedly cruel to the British, Tipu allows Richard to stay at his fort in Srirangapatna, much to the resentment of his courtiers.As Richard and his ... Read more

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  • Day of Reckoning

    Stories

    Even before Indian writing in English became the fashionable thing it is today, Nayantara Sahgal was a name to reckon with internationally. In Day of Reckoning: Stories, her first collection of short stories, one finds a familiar engagement with society, human rights and politics, and a Sahgalesque subversive take on tradition. A foreign journalist tries to make sense of a rapidly changing India ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Lovers and the Leavers

    '...before you eat, there is love. It comes even before your hunger.'In twelve linked stories, the characters in The Lovers and the Leavers intersect and drift apart across several years and continents.Komola, a maid in a quiet mansion in Dhaka, begins a doomed relationship with a handsome, mysterious man. Her nephew, a gifted little boy in her village, nurses a terrible secret, and his mother ... Read more

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  • Kintsugi

    A Novel

    Kintsugi -- named after the ancient Japanese art of mending broken objects with gold -- is a novel about young women breaching boundaries, overcoming trauma, and challenging the social order. And about men surprised by women who are unconventional, unafraid and independent. It is the story of Meena, rebellious and unexamined, and Yuri, as complex as Meena is naive. Of Hajime, outsider to two ... Read more

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  • Fairy Tales at Fifty

    Nirip on the cusp of fifty is not happy with his life. His father is an ogre and his mother a witch. He is not happy with that either. His sort of half-sister is a sort of half-man. A really close relative turns out to be a serial killer. He is not happy sleeping with his chauffeur's wife. Neither is she. Then, for his amusement, his father arranges a cricket match between rival dacoit teams in ... Read more

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  • Karachi Raj

    by Anis Shivani ...
    The collective, indeterminable madness of KarachiAnd how is one to extract Karachi from oneself? The city gathers wanderers and dreamers into its bosom, contradictory, impenetrable, endlessly jostling its subjects to make room for new ones. And in this city of subterranean terrors and surprising bouts of goodness, a brother and a sister grow into their own. Seema and Hafiz, born into a Basti, long ... Read more

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  • This Life At Play

    Memoirs

    Girish Karnad was one of modern India's greatest cultural figures: an accomplished actor, a path-breaking director, an innovative administrator, a clear-headed and erudite thinker, a public intellectual with an unwavering moral compass, and above all, the most extraordinarily gifted playwright of his times.This Life at Play, translated from the Kannada in part by Karnad himself and in part by ... Read more

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  • Olive Witch

    A Memoir

    'Told with vivid lyricism yet unflinching in its gaze, Abeer Hoque's memoir is the tender coming-of-age story of migration on three continents, and about the pain, rupture, and redemptive possibilities of displacement.' - Tahmima Anam, author of The Bones of Grace'Engrossing ... Hoque's writing is an elegant melange of candor and a strange sense of calmness, which she maintains throughout ... An ... Read more

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  • Pink

    The Inside Story

    'Na' sirf ek shabd nahi ... apne aap mein pura vakya hai. Isey kisi tark, spashtikaran, explanation ya vyakhya ki jaroorat nahi hoti ... 'No' ka matlab 'no' hota hai. Usey bolne wali ladki koi parichit ho, friend ho, girlfriend ho, koi sex worker ho ya aapki apni biwi hi kyu na ho. 'No' means 'no' and when someone says 'no', you stop ...Seldom has a contemporary film's dialogues fired the general ... Read more

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  • Neon Noon

    by Tanuj Solanki ...
    He is a bruised man, adrift, keening for a lost love. His sorrow submerges everything: his agony is truest, his epiphanies greatest. Do you despise him? You're too late. He despises himself already.This is his story: Anne-Marie, his true love, has left him and their Mumbai flat. There is a girl who pretends to be a lesbian with whom he has an awkward encounter of the almost-coital kind. And then, ... Read more

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