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The Aunt Who Wouldn't Die

by Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay

A laugh-out-loud, tug-at-your-heartstrings tale of love, family, and freedom centered around three generations of Bengali women.

Somlata has just married into the dynastic but declining Mitra family. At eighteen,...

At the End of the Century

by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala & Anita Desai

  • The sole definitive collection of Jhabvala's work, with an introduction by the author's friend, writer Anita Desai,
  • The only person to have won both a Booker Prize and an Academy Award, Jhabvala is the author...

  • Sleeping on Jupiter

    by Anuradha Roy

    Long-listed for the Man Booker Prize, a novel about violence, love, and religion in modern India

    On a train bound for the seaside town of Jarmuli, known for its temples, three elderly women meet a young documentary...

    Flood of Fire

    by Amitav Ghosh

    The stunningly vibrant final novel in the bestselling Ibis Trilogy

    It is 1839 and China has embargoed the trade of opium, yet too much is at stake in the lucrative business and the British Foreign Secretary has...

    The Accidental Apprentice

    by Vikas Swarup

    In life you never get what you deserve. You get what you negotiate.

    A business empire worth ten billion dollars. This is the tantalizing offer made by Vinay Mohan Acharya, one of India's richest men, to Sapna...

    Weapon of Vengeance

    by Mukul Deva

    Ruby Gill is a rogue MI6 agent, the daughter of an Indian father and Palestinian mother. Her mission is to destroy a Palestinian-Israeli peace summit in New Delhi. Ruby's father, whom she has not seen since...

    My Days

    by R. K. Narayan

    "I am inclined to call this the last chapter, but how can an autobiography have a final chapter? At best, it can only be a penultimate one; nor can it be given a rounded-off conclusion, as is possible in a work...

    Chinese Whiskers

    by Pallavi Aiyar

    Chinese Whiskers by Pallavi Aiyar is a charming fable set against the landscape of contemporary Beijing, seen through the eyes of two cats.

    Soyabean is a middle class cat looked after by a grandmother who embodies...

    The Taliban Cricket Club

    by Timeri N. Murari

    “A moving, splendidly realized story of courage and grit in modern-day Kabul.”

    —Vikas Swarup, author of Slumdog Millionaire

    A harrowing yet tender novel—Bend It Like Beckham in a burka—The Taliban Cricket...

    The Sly Company of People Who Care

    Ondaatje Prize 2012

    by Rahul Bhattacharya

    In flight from the tame familiarity of home in Bombay, a twenty-six-year-old cricket journalist chucks his job and arrives in Guyana, a forgotten colonial society of raw, mesmerizing beauty. Amid beautiful,...

    Shadow Play

    by Rajorshi Chakraborti

    An international conspiracy thriller in the vein of The Parallax View-- a Salman Rushdie-esque figure uses his latest novel to explain his own disappearance after a journalist's murder

    Raj Chakraborti, internationally...

    Six Suspects

    by Vikas Swarup

    There's a caste system--even in murder

    From the author of the international bestseller Slumdog Millionaire comes a richly-textured tale of murder, corruption, and opportunity.

    Seven years ago, Vivek "Vicky" Rai,...

    Madras on Rainy Days

    by Samina Ali

    Layla is torn among clashing identities--dutiful Muslim daughter and free, independent American woman. When she is nineteen, her parents inform Layla that a marriage has been arranged for her to an Indian man...