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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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Savages and Other Neighbours

Author: Michael Chacko Daniels Pages: 636 Year of Publication: 2017 Price: Rs 1000 / $40 ISBN: 978-93-5045-142-7 (9789350451427) About the Author: Michael Chacko Daniels is a former community worker and clown who grew up in Mumbai and now lives in San Francisco. Writers Workshop, India, has published six of his books: Split in Two (poetry, 2004), Anything Out of Place Is Dirt (novel, 2004), That Damn Romantic Fool (novel, 2005), Morning in Santiniketan (haiku, 2010), The Mendonҫa Mystery and Other Stories (short stories, […]

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The Bhagavad – Gītā

Transcreator: P. Lal Pages: 400 (a pocketbook edition) Year of Publication: First published 1965, first pocketbook edition 1995, twelfth edition 2010, updated edition 2016 Price: Rs 200 ISBN: 978-93-5045-142-7 (9789350451427) About the Book: An updated edition of Professor P. Lal’s final, revised transcreation of the Gītā – what he referred to as the “definitive” edition. The book contains the Sanskrit ślokas and the English transcreation of the same on corresponding pages for easy readability.

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The Mahabharata of Vyasa ~ Book XII The Complete Santi Parva Part 2 (Moksha-Dharma)

Translator: Pradip Bhattacharya Pages: 1112 Year of Publication: 2016 Price: Rs 2000 ISBN: 978-93-5045-122-9 (9789350451229) About the Translator Pradip Bhattacharya retired from the Indian Administrative Service as Additional Chief Secretary (Development and Planning) to the Government of West Bengal. He graduated with Honours in English from St. Xavier’s College, Calcutta, where he was later Lecturer in English for two years. He took his M.A. in English as a student of Presidency College from the University of Calcutta, being placed first in the first class with gold and silver […]

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The Flea-Driven Traveler & Fifty-One Senryu, Haiku, Haibun

Author: Michael Chacko Daniels Pages: 128 Year of Publication: 2016 Price: Rs 150 / $25 ISBN: 978-93-5045-135-9 (9789350451359) About the Author: Michael Chacko Daniels is a former community worker and clown who grew up in Mumbai. Writers Workshop, India, has published five of his books: Split in Two (poetry, 2004), Anything Out of Place Is Dirt (novel, 2004), That Damn Romantic Fool (novel, 2005), Morning in Santiniketan (haiku, 2010) and The Mendonҫa Mystery and Other Stories (short stories, 2014). He worked as a publisher and […]

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Count Your Letters

Author: Saptak Patel  Pages: 108 Year of Publication: 2015 Price: Rs 250 ISBN: 978-93-5045-105-2 (9789350451052) About the Author: Saptak Patel was born in 1978. He is the author of The Jaggery Milestones (Frogbooks, 2010). Teaser: Philtre One noontide the shadow when it ought to retreat cast long the mouth’s burden shaded the foretip. Its clouds drizzled to intoxicate with spit enough to aedict I drugging, sept more off lung than lung without I, shadow to my stone, stone to my temple, in blessed hushing, […]

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Vedanta Guidebook

Author: Jiten Ruparel Pages: 190 Year of Publication: 2015 Price: Rs 600 ISBN: 978-93-5045-096-3 (9789350450963) About the Author: Jiten Ruparel holds a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, an M.A.Sc. in Management Sciences, and a Ph.D. in International Technology Transfer. Specializing in the design and construction of nuclear power plants in the UK, Canada and the US between 1962 and 1996, he has worked at General Electric in India, Atomic Energy of Canada in Toronto, and American Electric Power in Columbus, Ohio. He taught […]

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Sweet Truths

Description: Author: Akshay Chandra Sharma (Translated from Hindi by Chandra Rampuria) Pages: 112 Year of Publication: First published 2000, Third edition 2010 Price: HB Rs 150, FB Rs 100 ISBN: HB 978-81-8157-939-9 (9788181579399) FB 978-81-8157-954-6 (9788181579546) About the Author: Akshay Chandra Sharma was born in Rajasthan in 1918. He was the Principal of Bharatiya Vidya Mandir (Bikaner) and founded its research centre. His books include Taponishtha Bharat and Bharat Vibhutiya. He has written articles for magazines and newspapers like Saaptahik […]

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