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P. Lal passes on and Ananda Lal continues WW, discovering, editing, and publishing over 200 first-time authors up till the present.

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P. Lal – Bibliography

POETRY The Parrot’s Death and other poems (1960); Love’s the First & other poems (1962); “Change!” They Said & other poems (1966); Draupadi and Jayadratha and other poems (1967); Yakshi from Didarganj and other poems (1969); The Man of Dharma and the Rasa of Silence (1974); The Collected Poems of P. Lal (1977); Calcutta: A Long Poem (1978)   LITERARY CRITICISM / BELLES-LETTERS The Art of the Essay (1950); Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice (1952); The Concept of an Indian Literature […]

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The Mahābhārata of Vyāsa ~ Book XIII The Anuśāsana Parva

Translator: Pradip Bhattacharya Pages: 1256 Year of Publication: 2023 Price: Rs 3000 ISBN: 978-81-961291-3-2 (9788196129132) About the Book In 1968, Prof. P. Lal began his sloka-by-sloka English transcreation of the full Mahābhārata. After his passing in 2010, his student Pradip Bhattacharya took up the Parvas left unfinished. The last volume, the Anuśāsana Parva, has come out in October. It completes the 18-volume set, which has two distinguishing features: it is the only English translation that incorporates all the variations in Sanskrit editions, including […]

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Temsula Ao ~ 25 October 1945 – 9 October 2022

Writers Workshop mourns the passing of Temsula Ao. Born in present-day Assam in 1945, she belonged to the Ao Naga community. She was Professor of English at North Ea stern Hill University, from where she retired in 2010. Ao wrote poetry, fiction and nonfiction and was awarded the Padma Shri in 2007. In 1988, her debut volume, Songs That Tell became one of the first two poetry books from the northeastern states published by Writers Workshop. We also brought out […]

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Raindrops on the Periwinkle

Author: Nishi Pulugurtha Pages: 72 Year of Publication: 2022 Price: Rs 200 ISBN: 978-81-956648-4-9 (9788195664849) About the Author Nishi Pulugurtha is an academic and writer based in Kolkata. Her publications include a monograph, Derozio (2010), a collection of essays on travel, Out in the Open (2019), an edited volume of essays on travel, Across and Beyond (2020), a volume of poems, The Real and the Unreal and Other Poems (2020), a collection of short stories, The Window Sill (2021), and a co-edited volume […]

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The Magical Life of Inamorato

Author: Inam Hussain Begg Mullick Pages: 92 Year of Publication: 2021 Price: Rs 300 ISBN: 978-81-953583-5-9 (9788195358359) About the Author Born in 1985, Inam Hussain Begg Mullick is an award-winning poet, editor, photographer, composer, performance artiste and independent academic residing in Kolkata. Inam’s publications include Roses for the Madhouse (Cult of Beauty, 2010), Winter’s Electric Architecture (Hawakal Publishers, 2016), Freedom Raga 2020: 74 Poets Pay Tribute to the 74th Edition of India’s Independence (Exceller Books, 2020) coedited with Joie Bose, and […]

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Poetry in Times of Conflict

Editors: Meera Chakravorty, Geraldine Sinyuy Pages: 60 Year of Publication: 2020 Price: Rs 200 / £10 ISBN: 978-81-949985-4-9 (9788194998549) About the Editors Meera Chakravorty is a research faculty member in the Department of Cultural Studies, Jain University, Bengaluru, India. She has translated into Kannada Bengali novels that won Sahitya Akademi (National Academy of Letters) awards, like Manoj Basu’s Nishikutumba and Amiyabhushan Majumdar’s Rajnagar, as well as a collection of Jibanananda Das’s poetry and Saonli Mitra’s play Nathavati Anathavat. She translated into […]

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Mahabharata Downloads Recent News Mahabharata 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 was completely revised for his reading sessions of the entire maha-kavya in Kolkata. The weekly Sunday readings began in 1999 and continued till 2009. After he passed away in 2010, we requested Dr Pradip Bhattacharya to complete the transcreation project P. […]

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Chairman Mao Didn’t Brush and Other Poems

Author: Michael Chacko Daniels Illustrators: Aaron Bass and Krittika Ramanujan Pages: 212 Year of Publication: 2018 Price: Rs 400 / $ 25 ISBN: 978-93-5045-182-3 (9789350451823) About the Author Michael Chacko Daniels lives and writes in San Francisco. He grew up in Bombay, where he attended St. Michael’s High School, Wilson College, and University of Bombay’s Department of Economics. He has a master’s from Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism.  His adventures in the United States include five years as a Volunteer In Service To America […]

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Selected Poems

Author: Susmita Bhattacharya  Pages: 148 Year of Publication: First published 1999, Revised and enlarged second edition 2010, Revised and enlarged third edition 2017 Price: Rs 300 ISBN: 978-93-5045-166-3 (9789350451663) About the Author: Susmita Bhattacharya was born in Calcutta in 1947. She received a Ph.D. in Philosophy from Poona University in 1975. Dr. Bhattacharya has written several poetry collections. Her Bengali volumes include Karir Pahar Harer Pahar and Purushottamer Sange Pancham Sakshatkar. Her English volumes, in translation, comprise Lost Atlantis and Other Poems (Writers Workshop, India, 1995) and Dark (Sanbun, Delhi, 2004). Apart from […]

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