Search Results for: 2008

Mrityunjaya: The Death Conqueror (5th Ed)

Description: Author: Shivaji Sawant (Translated by P. Lal and Nandini Nopany) Pages: 698 Year of Publication: First published 1989, Fifth edition 2014 Price: Rs 1000 ISBN: 978-93-5045-079-6 (9789350450796)About the Book: Our bestselling English translation of Shivaji Sawant’s Marathi classic inspired by the story of Karna in Vyasa’s Mahabharata. Professor P. Lal and Nandini Nopany, with Shri Sawant’s permission, translated the book from the Hindi version by Om Shivaraj. Between 2008 and 2014, four new editions of the book have been […]

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Gondwana: A Journey to the Centre of India

Description: Author: Lahar Singh Pages: 506 Year of Publication: 2009 Price: HB Rs 500, FB Rs 300 ISBN: HB 81-8157-853-2 (8181578532) FB 81-8157-854-9 (8181578549) About the Author: Lahar Singh, or John Beaumont Ash, was born on 16th December 1947. He passed away on 31st January 2008. Gondwana was published posthumously. Ash was multi-faceted. He was a linguist, a photographer, a writer, a historian a lover of people and a lover of communication. He first came to India in 1973 and […]

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In the Land of the Pandavas

Description: Author: Mahbubar Rahman Pages: 108 Year of Publication: 2014 Price: Rs 300 ISBN: 978-93-5045-087-1 (9789350450871) About the Author: Mahbubar Rahman is a physicist by education and civil servant by profession. He always had a strong interest in music and books but actually started pursuing a literary career in earnest somewhat late in life. Before this, he was involved with literary circles and book forums held by professional Bengalis posted in the then West Pakistan. In independent Bangladesh, he started […]

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Once There Was a Girl (Vattathul)

Description: Author: R. Vatsala (Translated from Tamil by K. Srilata and R. Vatsala) Pages: 320 Year of Publication: 2012 Price: Rs 400 ISBN: 978-93-5045-027-7 (9789350450277) About the Author: A poet and fiction writer, Vatsala started writing at the age of 48. She retired from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, in 1999. Her short stories have won the Illakia Chintani award, the Agni-Subhamangala award and the Rajeswari Balasubramaniam prize. Vatsala’s poems have been translated into English and appear in anthologies […]

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Sita

Description: Author: Madhusree Gupta Pages: 79 Price: HB Rs 120, FB Rs 100 Year of Publication: 2008 ISBN: HB 978-81-8157-747-4 (9788181577474) FB 978-81-8157-748-1 (9788181577481) About the Author: Madhusree Gupta grew up amidst the splendours and shocks of Calcutta – a city of diversity, providing her uniquely different perspectives, which have helped her in her literary career. After completing both her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in English from Jadavpur University, she pursued a career in academics and is currently an honorary […]

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The Ascension

Description: Author: Aashish Kaul Pages: 173 Price: HB Rs 250, FB Rs 150 Year of Publication: 2008 ISBN: HB 978-81-8157—792-4 (9788181577924) FB 978-81-8157-793-1 (9788181577931) About the Author: Aashish Kaul studied law through interactive learning with other social science disciplines and upon graduating in 2004 enrolled with the New Delhi Bar. For a little over two years thereafter, he was retained by a boutique law practice specializing in the areas of corporate finance, capital markets and security-related transactions in India and […]

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The Coucal Collaterals

Description: Author: R. Krishna Rao Pages: 264 Price: HB Rs 350, FB Rs 300 Year of Publication: 2008 ISBN: HB 978-81-8157-759-7 (9788181577597) FB 978-81-8157-760-3 (9788181577603) About the Author: Born in Ooty, South India, in 1953, Krishna Rao went to St Edmund’s School in Shillong and studied Medicine in Assam and Delhi. He obtained his postgraduate training in surgery and urology, spending several years in Malaysia and the United Kingdom. For the last 18 years he has practiced as a surgeon […]

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The Silken Traps

Description: Author: O. P. Arora Pages: 174 Price: HB Rs 200, FB Rs 150 Year of Publication: 2008 ISBN: HB 978-81-8157-739-9 (9788181577399) FB 978-81-8157-740-5 (9788181577405) About the Author: O. P. Arora, poet, short-story writer and novelist, has an excellent academic record. He has a Master’s and a Doctorate degree in English Literature from Punjab University (Chandigarh). He has taught in Delhi University for over three decades. A keen and sensitive observer of life around him, Dr. Arora’s sensibility is shaped […]

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Dew Drops

Description: Author: Vimala Ramu Pages: 110 Year of Publication: 2009 Price: HB Rs 150, FB Rs 100 ISBN: HB 978-81-8157-897-6 (9788181578976) FB 978-81-8157-898-3 (9788181578983) About the Author: Vimala Ramu was born on 27 October 1937 as the seventh child of N. Narasimha Iyengar (Executive Engineer of the Public Works Department in Mysore). She obtained a First Class in her B. Sc. from Maharani’s College (Mysore University) in 1955 and completed her B. Ed. in 1977 from MES Teachers’ College (Bangalore […]

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Folklore from Mizoram

Description: Author: Margaret L. Pachuau (translator) Pages: 96 Year of Publication: 2013 Price: Rs 250 ISBN: 978-93-5045-056-7 (9789350450567) About the Author: Margaret L. Pachuau has several published works to her credit, including The Heart of the Matter (2004), The Experience of Expatriation (2006), Construction of Good and Evil in Iris Murdoch’s Discourse (2007) and Handpicked Tales from Mizoram, published by Writers Workshop, India, in 2008. She undertook a major research project on identity and Mizo folk narratives that was sponsored […]

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