Hikayat Pandawa Lima

Translator: Harry Aveling Pages: 312 Year of Publication: 2024 Price: Rs 1200 / US$ 40 ISBN: 978-81-968192-5-5 (9788196819255) About the Translator Professor Harry Aveling (PhD, Malay Studies, National University of Singapore; Doctor of Creative Arts, University of Technology, Sydney) holds honorary appointments in Translation Studies, Monash University, and Asian Studies, La Trobe University, both in Melbourne, Australia. He has translated extensively from Indonesian and Malay, and co-translated from Hindi. In 1991 he received the Anugerah Pengembangan Sastera (Literary Development Award) […]

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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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Nonsense Rhymes

Author: Sukumar Ray Translator: Satyajit Ray Pages: 42 Year of Publication: First published 1970, 2nd Edition 1997, 3rd Edition 2009, Corrected and Expanded 4th Edition 2019, Expanded 5th Edition 2022 Price: Rs 160 ISBN: 978-81-958199-3-5 (9788195819935) About the Book This is Satyajit Ray’s translation of poems from his father’s renowned Bengali collection, Abol Tabol. The book includes the Afterword written by Sibaji Bandyopadhyay, translated by Parantap Chakraborty. Exclusive to this edition is a new poem not published in our earlier editions, “Prey for Me”.

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Selected Poems ~ Sankha Ghosh

Author: Sankha Ghosh Translator: Dilip Kumar Chakravorty Pages: 48 Year of Publication: First published 1993, Revised and expanded second edition 2020 Price: Rs 200 ISBN: 978-81-944057-6-4 (9788194405764) About the Author A celebrated poet of Bengal, Sankha Ghosh, born in 1932, is the author of a number of collections of poetry and essays. He taught Bengali at Jadavpur University, Kolkata, for several decades and is a well-known critic. He has been awarded the Padma Bhushan, the Desikottama, the Sahitya Akademi Award and India’s […]

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Rabindranath Tagore | Mother, If You Agree: 20 Classic Poems

Translator: Prabir Chaudhury Pages: 72 Year of Publication: 2019 Price: Rs 200 ISBN: 978-81-941819-5-8 (9788194181958) About the Translator Prabir Chaudhury was born in 1956 and educated in Christian missionary schools in eastern India, and the Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta. A statistician by training, he has contributed papers on household survey methodology to national and international journals. However, he has not published his Tagore translations anywhere before. He can be contacted at <probics@yahoo.co.in>. About the Book This book comprises translations of selected […]

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Nonsense Rhymes

Author: Sukumar Ray Translator: Satyajit Ray Pages: 40Year of Publication: First published 1970, Second Edition 1997, Third Edition 2009, Corrected and Expanded Fourth Edition 2019Price: Rs 160ISBN:978-93-5045-199-1 (9789350451991) About the BookThis is Satyajit Ray’s translation of poems from his father’s renowned Bengali collection, Abol Tabol. The new edition includes an afterword by Sibaji Bandyopadhyay, translated by Parantap Chakraborty.

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Books by Joe Winter

Joe Winter was born in London in 1943 and began writing poetry at the age of 19, as a university student. He taught English in secondary schools in London from 1967 to 1993 and between 2006 and 2011. He lived in Calcutta from 1994 to 2006 where he taught part-time as well. All his books of poems have been published by Writers Workshop, India, along with works of literary criticism and translations. You can visit his blog here. Poetry – Redbirds: Homage to […]

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Selected Assamese Poetry Volume II

Translator: Surajit Borooah Pages: 152 Year of Publication: 2018 Price: Rs 400 ISBN: 978-93-5045-183-0 (9789350451830) About the Translator Born in 1945, Surajit Borooah, besides being a sportsperson of eminence in the 1960s and 1970s, was a well-known broadcaster of All India Radio and Doordarshan. He retired as a Professor of English from Arya Vidyapeeth College in 2006. He was the president of North East India Forum for English Studies and the vice-president of North East Writers’ Forum. He is an avid photographer and was […]

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The Mahabharata Katha Series

The Mahabharata of Vyasa is a cornucopious treasure house of stories. These 11 books are a series of kathās from the mahā-epic, in the śloka-by-śloka English transcreation by P. Lal. Each volume carries a brief synopsis of the tale and information about its protagonists. Eight of the volumes have introductions by Dr Pradip Bhattacharya, two by Prema Nandakumar and one by A. Harindranath which discuss their symbolism, myth and metaphoric interpretation. Our Kathās explore, through Vyasa’s imagination and itihāsa-retelling, the riches […]

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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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