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The P. Lal transcreation of the complete epic text in 18 volumes comprising the 18 parvas of the maha-kavya --- a limited hardback edition.

The sloka-by-sloka transcreation of Vyasa’s epic by P. Lal has been completely revised for his reading sessions of the entire maha-kavya in Kolkata. The weekly Sunday readings began in 1999 and still continue. The following volumes are available:

The Adi Parva (Volume 1): 1232 pages Rs 2000
The Sabha Parva (Volume 2): 520 pages Rs 600
The Vana Parva (Volume 3): 1572 pages Rs 2000
The Virata Parva (Volume 4): 416 pages Rs 400
The Udyoga Parva (Volume 5): 976 pages Rs 1000
The Bhisma Parva (Volume 6): 928 pages Rs 1000
The Drona Parva  (Volume 7): 1536 pages Rs 1200
The Karna Parva (Volume 8): 1036 pages Rs 1000
The Salya Parva (Volume 9) 700 pages Rs.1000
The Sauptika Parva (Volume 10): 176 pages Rs 200
The Stri Parva  (Volume 11): 176 pages Rs 200
The Santi Parva - Part 1 (Volume 12): 1016 pages Rs 2000 The Santi Parva - Part 1
The Asvamedhika Parva (Volume 14): 444 pages Rs 300
The Asramavasika Parva (Volume 15): 172 pages Rs 150
The Mausala Parva  (Volume 16): 64 pages Rs 150
The Mahaprasthanika Parva  (Volume 17): 36 pages Rs 150
The Svargarohana Parva (Volume 18): 80 pages Rs 150





Each volume also appears in a special edition limited to 50 copies and signed by P. P. Lal. Please contact us for the prices of volumes in this edition.

338 fascicules of the transcreation, which include prefaces and notes, are also available at Rs 100 each.
Muse India Young Writer Award 2011 Posted by shuktara (2011/10/13)
Muse India has announced its shortlist for the Young Writers Award 2011 and we are delighted that of the 7 books shortlisted, 5 are Writers Workshop, India, publications. The following Writers Workshop books have been shortlisted:

Semeen Ali, Roses and Ashes (published in 2009)
Amrita V. Nair, Yours Affectionately (published in 2009)
Nileen Putatunda, Annya (published in 2009)
Vivek Sharma, Saga of a Crumpled Piece of Paper (published in 2009)
Shilpa Vinay Viswanath, Alias Da-ugh-ter (published in 2010)

Another shortlisted writer, Navkirat Sodhi's first book of poems, Un, was published by Writers Workshop in 2007.

Muse India's award this year focuses on poetry and the encouragement and support they are giving poets through this initiative is laudable since poetry remains a neglected genre of Indian writing in English.

We congratulate all the writers who have been shortlisted for this award and wish them the very best in their future endeavours.
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