Thorns in the Crown
Against the backdrop of India’s struggle for independence, three characters— an Indian, a British in India, and an Anglo-Indian orphan—travel the length and breadth of the country, from Amritsar to Calcutta and onwards to Ross Island in the Andamans. A story about belonging and bravery and the meaning of freedom.
This novel combines environmentalism, journalism and Bollywood glamour to raise questions about tiger conservation and its on-ground challenges. Sunaina Joshi, a top reporter in a news channel, has to revise her life’s priorities while handling an assignment on tiger protection in the forests.
The Last Devil To Die
In this fourth book of the superhit Thursday Murder Club series, about four elderly friends in a retirement home with a knack for solving mysteries, the detective gang encounters drug dealers, art forgers, and online fraudsters as well as personal troubles. As the body count rises, will they succeed once again in stopping the killer?
One Among You: The Autobiography of M.K. Stalin(Volume 1)
M.K. Stalin; translated by A.S. Panneerselvan
The first volume of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin’s memoirs offers an intimate glimpse into his formative years (from 1953 to 1976), his early involvement with the DMK, his integral role in the party publication, Murasoli and his deep connections with theatre and cinema, where his passion for art intersected with his pursuit of social change.
Knowledge as Commons: Towards Inclusive Science and Technology
Situating science, technology and the emergence of modern nations in a larger historical framework, Prabir Purkayastha takes a hard look at the privatisation of knowledge and its consequences for universities, healthcare, distributive justice, and the domestic politics of developing countries to argue for the importance of installing knowledge as the new commons of our global village.
Jali: Lattice of Divine Light in Mughal Architecture
Navina Najat Haidar
This expansive volume features photographs of hundreds of jalis (perforated stone or latticed screens with ornamental patterns) found across India, from 17th-century Mughal jalis in Agra, temple-inspired designs of the Gujarat Sultanate, Rajasthan and central India, to those designed by global contemporary artists, all of which serve to showcase an evolving aesthetic language of light.
Perumal Murugan, translated by Janani Kannan
Balsam Karam, translated by Saskia Vogel
Once Upon a Tome: The Misadventures of a Rare Bookseller
The Second Person from Porlock
The Gutenberg Parenthesis: The Age of Print and Its Lessons for the Age of the Internet
Beyond the Wall: A History of East Germany
Company: The Radically Casual Art of Cooking for Others
Aromas of Asia: Exchanges, Histories, Threats
Edited by Hannah Gould and Gwyn McClelland
Penn State University Press