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Aleph Book Company (2017)

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Reveals everything we need to understand fat and gives a powerful new understanding of fat.

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A good education will not only help our youth get jobs and build fulfilling careers, it will also lead to the widening of our collective imagination.

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An account of the complex and troubling relations between the domestic help and those they serve.

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A cookbook that vividly describes Bengal’s diverse culture and landscapes...

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An essential discussion on the new crisis in civilization that has given rise to fundamentalist movements and authoritarian leaders...

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An unsentimental view of aspects of Gandhi’s legacy that have endured and those that have been cast aside...

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The true story of one of the most successful and expensive spies of World War II...

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A magical Mughal tale told through poetry and prose...

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Aleph Book Company (2017)

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The only major book on Mother Teresa after she was made a saint. A collector’s item.

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Aleph Book Company (2017)

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The only comprehensive book available on Indian dogs.

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Aleph Book Company (2017)

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The most authoritative, up-to-date book on the black economy to be published. It is written by the country’s leading authority on black money.

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A truly original work of art.

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Unforgettable portraits of heroines from Indian myth and history...

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Aleph Book Company (2017)

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Dragon On Our Doorstep shows what India needs to do to transform itself from a regional player to an important geostrategic power.

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The finest small-town stories by the greatest living chronicler of the Indian heartland.

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Aleph Book Company (2016)

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This debut collection of funny and emotionally complex stories explores the shadowy boundary that separates everyday lives from unexpected realities.

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The pictures of Gond artist Venkat Raman Singh Shyam radiate enchantment.

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Over four million copies sold

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This book shows exactly why the death penalty should be abolished with immediate effect in India...

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The ugly truth about the British in India...

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Aleph Book Company (2016)

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The first ever investigation into the role of women in Shiv Sena.

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A refreshingly original look at a beloved and beleaguered city...

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Aleph Book Company (2016)

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The remarkable story of Valmik Thapar’s forty years with the wild tigers of Ranthambhore.

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Aleph Book Company (2016)

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The Talent Sutra explores concepts like creativity in the workplace, nurturing talent, and the importance of teamwork. It will help employers and managers become more inclusive leaders who are able to carry their team along with them...

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‘PV was India’s first “accidental” prime minister, and a path-breaking one. He took charge of the national government and restored political stability; assumed leadership of the Congress, proving that there was hope beyond the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty...'

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Aleph Book Company (2016)

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Closely observed, stylishly written, and very very funny...

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The definitive portrait of a musical legend.

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Aleph Book Company (2016)

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‘Not since Jim Corbett wrote Man-eaters of Kumaon has there been a better book on tigers... Spell of the Tiger is a work of genius, filled with beauty and suspense.’—Elizabath Marshall Thomas, author of The Tribe of Tiger

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Aleph Book Company (2016)

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Through the lens of fiction, Stephen Alter shows us the man behind the legend and explores both the shadows and the sunlight of his jungle world.

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Aleph Book Company (2016)

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Entertaining, insightful as well as laugh-out-loud funny, this is a book that will delight.

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A remarkably illuminating study of Indian Nationalism

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Aleph Book Company (2016)

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A remarkably insightful look at what it means to be a Muslim in an increasingly intolerant country.

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Aleph Book Company (2016)

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Raghu Rai makes his selection of his iconic portraits for the very first time.

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Aleph Book Company (2016)

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The most original account of the public and private lives of Subhas and Sarat Bose and an enthralling narrative of India’s journey to independence.

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Aleph Book Company (2016)

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A Relaxing Colouring Book for Adults

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Aleph Book Company (2016)

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'A beautiful novel. Manjushree writes about Nepal with great intensity and insight.’ —Madeleine Thien, author of Dogs at the Perimeter

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Aleph Book Company (2016)

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Selected and translated by renowned writer, editor and translator Arunava Sinha, the twenty-one stories in this anthology represent the finest example of the genre.

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Aleph Book Company (2016)

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The Leadership Sutra offers startling and original insights into the exercise of power and leadership. It is derived from Business Sutra, the influential book that formulated original management and business techniques that were wholly made in India.

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Aleph Book Company (2016)

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Shilappadikaram or The Ankle Bracelet is one of the five major epics of Tamil literature. It was composed as a verse romance in Tamil by Ilango Adigal, a Jain prince who lived in the second century ad and was one of the most renowned classical poets of ancient India.

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Aleph Book Company (2016)

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Erudite, forthright and brilliantly argued, Understanding the Founding Fathers will help us know ourselves and our nation, and how we came to be this way.

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Aleph Book Company (2016)

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Ruskin Bond’s writing brings the world to us in profound and remarkable ways. His signature style is simplicity itself, but the themes he tackles are big, deep and universal—love, loss, happiness, grief, and all the shades of emotion in between...

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Aleph Book Company (2016)

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India has more than 1,200 species of birds. The richness and diversity of the country’s birdlife has been celebrated by thousands of ornithologists, birders and amateur naturalists for hundreds of years...

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Aleph Book Company

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An interview with the last speaker of a language. A chronicle of the final seven days of a town that is about to be razed to the ground by an invading army...

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Aleph Book Company

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The definitive account of the clash between India and China.

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The Bhagavad Gītā is one of the most famous texts in the history of scripture and literature. Part of the Mahabharata, which is ascribed to Ved Vyasa...

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Aleph Book Company

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India’s fault lines run wide and deep. Some of them go back centuries, others are of comparatively recent origin. The myriad villains these fault lines have spawned include rapists, murderers, terrorists, prophets of religious hatred, corrupt politicians...

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Unladylike is a memoir that spans four decades of the author’s life. From stories about a childhood spent wishing she could change everything about her life...

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‘At his best [Thayil’s work] is splendidly structured, both skilful and forceful…’ —Dom Moraes

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50 years of exceptional images and the stories behind them

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The first new stand-alone collection of poetry in twenty-five years from Vikram Seth, one of the country’s greatest living poets.

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The public intellectual in India is an endangered species. Should we care? In this well-argued book, Romila Thapar and others tell us why we should...

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‘One of my favourite birds is the white-eye. It is a dapper little creature measuring only four inches long from the tip of its beak to the end of its tail, and its colouring is pleasing...

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The Tirukkural (honoured Kural) is one of the world’s greatest literary and philosophical masterpieces. Composed in Tamil by Tiruvalluvar sometime between 2 BCE and 5 CE...

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Dagr, a former university professor, and Kinza, a small-time thug, are thrown together in the chaos of the Iraq war. As the US Marines bumble around destroying their country..

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‘Highly diverting, very funny...the best sort of travel book.’—Eric Newby

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The Success Sutra is packed with unique and profound insights into how individuals can create wealth and achieve success in life by following Indian principles of strategic thinking and decision-making.

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Portrait of a Serial Killer is an unforgettable celebration of India and Indians by one of our most beloved writers.

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Mandanna is a gifted and evocative writer who can tell a story stirringly well.’—The Hindu

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Saving Wild India spells out new and innovative ways to govern our wilderness and safeguard its future.

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An eye-opening, intriguing and original account of Indian birds.

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Unbound is a collection of some of the most significant writing by Indian women over the past two thousand years....

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The Indian subcontinent has been a land of immigrants for thousands of years: waves of migration from Persia, Central...

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Indian cricket has the most exciting young batting line-up in the world today. Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan, Cheteshwar...

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In 1996, when Nepal’s Maoists launched their armed rebellion, their ideology was widely considered obsolete and they...

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Developed and edited by Valmik Thapar, one of our foremost wildlife experts, the book is divided into three sections....

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Between March and December 1971, the Pakistani army committed atrocities on an unprecedented scale in the country’s...

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Stephen Alter was born and raised in the hill station of Mussoorie, in the foothills of the Himalayas, where he and his...

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With the surge of interest in personalities from Gujarat, not least because of the election of the controversial...

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In Talking of Justice, eminent jurist Leila Seth discusses several critical issues that she has engaged with in a legal...

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Delhi, with its graceful old gardens and sprawling parks, unexpected patches of scrub forest and elegant avenues of old...

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In May 2007, human rightsIn May 2007, human rights activist Arun Ferreira was picked up from the railway station and arrested by the Nagpur... activist Arun Ferreira was picked up from the railway station and arrested by the Nagpur...

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Kãlidãsa (circa fourth century CE) is widely regarded as the greatest poet and dramatist in the Sanskrit language. Not...

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Aleph Book Company (2014)

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The Small Wild Goose Pagoda is a natural and social history of 433 square yards of India. On this piece of land in the...

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Many popularly held views about the past need to be critically enquired into before they can be taken as historical....

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ndia in Love: Marriage and Sexuality in the 21st Century is a ground-breaking look at the sexual revolution that is...

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The worst thing about being a human being is being a human being. ‘I wish I was bird’, as the railway clerk in Nissim...

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Aleph Book Company (2013)

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The tiger has captured the imagination of human beings from the beginning of recorded history. It has been feared,...

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Aleph Book Company (2013)

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A small, sparsely populated kingdom at the eastern end of the Himalayas, Bhutan is often described as one of the most...

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Aleph Book Company (2013)

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Forget Kathmandu combines passion with insight to describe a complex and troubled country. Written in clear, vigorous...

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Aleph Book Company (2013)

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Activities in Nepal, especially those that set a good example...do not often breach the international consciousness. [A...

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Chanakya (c. 270-380 BCE) was classical India's greatest thinker and teacher. Through his unparalleled ability to...

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Aleph Book Company (2012)

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In Accidental India: A History of the Nation’s Passage through Crisis and Change, noted journalist-analyst, Shankkar...

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Aleph Book Company (2012)

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In this eclectic and deeply personal collection, India's grand old man of letters brings together precepts, prayers and...

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This has been a time of unprecedented change in the country. The transformation of India’s politics, economy, foreign...

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A teacher lies dead in a small village near Calcutta. Since the Chinese took over, things in the Bengal Protectorate...

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The twenty-one stories in the book are the greatest pieces of fiction written by Ruskin Bond. Chosen by the author...

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God was everywhere, but so was the general.’ It is the summer of 1977 and Pakistan swelters in the unrelenting...

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In these nine interlinked stories we meet the not so quintessential Patna man—Hriday Thakur, Literature junkie,...

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The thirty-nine short stories in this book will blow you away. Starting with a ghost story by Rabindranath Tagore,...

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Set in the mid-nineteenth century, the action takes place in the Northeast—the region that spreads from Assam to...

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99 collects in a single volume the finest pieces Khushwant Singh published over the course of a long and prodigiously...

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Aleph Book Company (2014)

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Award-winning author Cyrus Mistry’s first collection of short stories is dark, mysterious and inhabited by characters...

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Aleph Book Company (2014)

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Chanakya Returns covers a vast canvas of power, love, history, politics, betrayals, sex and more. It is narrated by...

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Drifter, dropout, dreamer…Jingo believes he has rejected any form of class privilege in a ‘hideously unequal society...

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Aleph Book Company (2014)

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‘…so why have they come, why did they choose Pingakshipura of all places… Are they seeking or are they running away?...

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Aleph Book Company (2014)

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E.M. Forster, one of the most iconic writers of our time, lived when the British Empire was at its height. His last and...

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‘Set in post-independence India, the novel follows for eighteen months or so four linked families in Calcutta, the...

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Rabindranath Tagore is the second most popular literature laureate of all time (after John Steinbeck) according to the...

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Rupi birthed her eldest son squatting in the middle of a paddy field, shin-deep in mud and slush. Soon after, Gurubari...

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Aleph Book Company (2013)

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‘I forget what took me to Fosterganj in the first place. Destiny, perhaps; although I’m not sure why destiny would have...

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In the sequel to her critically acclaimed, bestselling novel, The Wildings, Nilanjana Roy takes us back to the Delhi...

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Aru and Rohit get married and settle down into the life of a working couple in a big city. Aru, still coming to terms...

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Aleph Book Company (2013)

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It is the last year of the nineteenth century in the village of Chevathar in southern India. Solomon Dorai, the headman...

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‘We do not know what to do with one of our most precious resources, solitude, and so we fill it up with noise and...

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A couple of decades from now, India is not shining—the Chinese have nuked large parts of the country; Bombay has been...

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Aleph Book Company (2013)

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Just before midnight on New Year's Eve, in a village above the Rangeet river in Sikkim, a woman called Kamala hacks her...

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An erotic encounter arises in a house full of voluptuous women preparing tempting food in ‘Stolen’. A local artist...

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Aleph Book Company (2013)

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‘Timeri N. Murari has recreated this evergreen love story of seventeenth-century India with the lucidity of a poet. The...

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Aleph Book Company (2012)

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Prema, a young woman adrift in war-torn Nepal, with little to bind her to her family, village and country, wins a green...

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Aleph Book Company (2012)

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Comprising perfectly crafted micro stories, and stories of conventional length, Tilled Earth offers glimpses into the...

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Aleph Book Company (2012)

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The first translation into English of a beloved medieval Indo-Persian epic, The Adventures of Amir Hamza is the...

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It is the late 1990s, a few years into constitutional democracy in Nepal, and the government has collapsed. In Khaireni...

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In the labyrinthine alleys and ruins of Nizamuddin, an old neighbourhood in Delhi, lives a small band of cats....

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A harrowing and indelible tale of star-crossed love that takes place in the little-known community of Parsi corpse-...

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Kabul under the Taliban is a wasteland, its gangrenous breath reeking of explosives, smoke and despair. Its only color...

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Aleph Book Company (2012)

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Winner of The Hindu Literary Prize 2012. In a one-bedroom-hall-kitchen in Mahim, Bombay, through the last decades of...

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Aleph Book Company (2012)

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Shortlisted for the Man Asian Literary Prize 2012. In an old ruined city, emptied of most of its inhabitants, Ustad...

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Pamela Timms leaves cold, damp Scotland with her family to embark on the trip of a lifetime to Delhi, but soon finds...

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Aleph Book Company (2013)

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For centuries, the fertile land of five rivers in the north of the Indian subcontinent was coveted by numerous empires...

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Aleph Book Company (2012)

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In this book, Peter Smetacek invites us into the fascinating world of butterflies. We accompany him on expeditions deep...

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Aleph Book Company (2013)

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Filomena’s Journeys is a daughter’s moving tribute to the mother who held her world, and that of her six siblings,...

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Aleph Book Company (2013)

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General VK Singh served in the Indian Army for forty-two years, retiring as Chief of Army Staff on 31 May 2012. His...

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Aleph Book Company (2012)

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A book of sublime portraits of over 100 species of Indian birds by 'the finest nature writer in the land'.

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Aleph Book Company (2013)

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In the sixteenth century, Dutch traveller Jan Linschoten noted the absence of lions throughout the Indian subcontinent...

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Aleph Book Company (2014)

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Sridala Swami’s Escape Artist offers a diviner’s eloquent testimony to survival in a world of dissolving certitudes,...

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Aleph Book Company (2013)

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The Constituent Assembly of Nepal, in its very first meeting, abolished the monarchy in May 2008. After that watershed...

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Aleph Book Company (2014)

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In the past decade, Nepal has undergone arguably one of the boldest political transformations in South Asia. Identity-...

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Aleph Book Company (2013)

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Through this magisterial volume which she calls the book of my books Wendy Doniger, widely acknowledged as one of the...

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Aleph Book Company (2013)

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In this landmark book, bestselling author, leadership coach and mythologist Devdutt Pattanaik shows how, despite its...

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Aleph Book Company (2013)

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Indrajit Hazra’s exploration of Kolkata—once Calcutta, headquarters of the Raj—goes far beyond the expected stories...

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Aleph Book Company (2013)

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For hundreds of years Bombay held India in thrall. A metropolis, ‘reclaimed from ocean and iniquity’, it effortlessly...

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Aleph Book Company (2013)

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This is a tale of two cities—Madras and Chennai. In this book, the author braids together the essential aspects of...

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Aleph Book Company (2013)

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It is not only the past that lies in ruins in Patna, it is also the present. But that is not the only truth about the...

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Aleph Book Company (2013)

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In this landmark book, bestselling author, leadership coach and mythologist Devdutt Pattanaik shows how, despite its...

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