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    What Storm, What Thunder

    A Novel

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  • Yashodhara

    A Novel

    The story of Siddhartha, the future Gautama Buddha, leaving the palace to start his spiritual journey and attain enlightenment has been told innumerable times over the centuries. And yet, have we never wondered why his young wife, Yashodhara, still recovering from the birth of their son nine days ago, sleeps soundly as her husband, the over-protected prince departs, leaving behind his family and ... Read more

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    From the award-winning author of Hangwoman.Late one night in November 2016, Satyapriya, a middle-aged professional living alone in a big city, is attacked by an unidentified assailant. Though she escapes unhurt, a conversation with her paralysed father reveals that this was no random incident but the latest in a series of attempts to kill her. And when he dies unexpectedly soon after, a devastated ... Read more

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  • Karna

    The Great Warrior

    'Who am I?' It was a question that had troubled him all his life. His whole life had seemed entangled in the answer. His dignity, his destination, his ambitions -- they all seemed linked to that entanglement. The irony was that the truth, instead of liberating him, had made him rudderless. In the Mahabharata, Karna is known to be the only warrior who could match Arjuna. Born of a god and a mother ... Read more

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  • No Presents Please

    Mumbai Stories

    Winner: DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2019No Presents Please: Mumbai Stories is not about what Mumbai is, but what it enables. Here is a city where two young people decide to elope and then start nursing dreams of different futures, where film posters start talking to each other, where epiphanies are found in keychains and thermos-flasks. From Irani cafes to chawls, old cinema houses to ... Read more

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  • Body and Blood

    The best Indian writer of our times -- MOHAMMED HANIF When Midhun is injured in a hit-and-run incident, no one can anticipate that the minor scrapes and wounds he has sustained will suddenly turn fatal. But that is exactly what happens, and after his death, his organs are donated and end up saving several lives. Soon, however, his friends Rithu and Ragesh and his lover Sandhya begin to suspect ... Read more

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  • Shala

    Mukund Joshi is fourteen and newly in love. He attends the same private tuitions as his classmate, Shirodkar, just for a glimpse of her, and follows her back home every day. Sadly, she has not a clue that he is pining away for her, because in their society, boys and girls don't interact freely, much less talk about love. When he's not negotiating the tricky alleys of love, Mukund sits around the ... Read more

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  • A True Lie

    Vinod Bhardwaj's novel Seppuku was an expose of the contemporary Indian art world. A True Lie - a sequel of sorts to that novel - takes on the world of Indian journalism. On the one hand, it is the story of print journalism regressing from its Golden Age. It bears witness to the swift changes in old-world journalism in the age of colour TV, as brand managers become editors. On the other hand, ... Read more

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  • Blue Eclipse and Other Stories

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  • Wild Words

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    'A masterclass of contemporary Tamil poetry' - Namita GokhaleIn 2003, a group of men and women, setting themselves up as guardians of Tamil culture, objected publicly to the language of a new generation of women poets - particularly in the work of Malathi Maithri, Salma, Kutti Revathi and Sukirtharani - charging the women with obscenity and immodesty. More than a decade later, a deep divide still ... Read more

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  • Karmachari

    Short Stories About Ordinary People

    You who stand in a queue, who try to board a running local, who tolerate your boss's snide remarks and the trials and tribulations of marital life - you still manage to discuss politics with enthusiasm, to finish a game of cards, to laugh and to make others laugh ... You are a true karmachari.A collection of unforgettable short stories about ordinary people, Karmachari is a mirror held up to ... Read more

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  • A Preface to Man

    Ann Marie reads fragments of her dead husband's unfinished book, and the many love letters he sent her, and in them the social and political events of the time. As she ponders over the writing and the years that the brilliant Jithendran squandered working for a toy company that makes drum-playing monkeys, the narrative gives way to the sweeping saga of a village by the river Periyar. Grappling ... Read more

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