Search Results for: 2013

Different Women, Different Worlds: Ten Short Stories by Odia Women Writers

Description: Author: Seemita Mohanty (translator) Pages: 124 Year of Publication: 2013 Price: Rs 250 ISBN: 978-93-5045-059-8 (9789350450598) About the Translator: Dr Seemita Mohanty is an Associate Professor in English in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at the National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, Odisha. Her research interests include Indian English literature, English Language Teaching and Linguistics. She has published one book of criticism, A Critical Analysis of Vikram Seth’s Poetry and Fiction (2007) and regularly translates from Odia into […]

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Green Islands of the Andamans and Nicobars

Description: Author: Protiva Gupta (Translated by Meena Gupta) Pages: 292 Year of Publication: 2013 Price: Rs 400 ISBN: 978-93-5045-040-6 (9789350450406) About the Author: Protiva Gupta was born in 1918 and spent her childhood and early adolescence in Delhi and Simla. She graduated in the late 1930s, at a time when few women pursued higher education. Her marriage in 1942 to Sudhindra Nath Gupta, a civil engineer working with the government of India, gave her the opportunity to travel to different […]

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Gleema Greeting

Description: Author: Ritu Chakrabarti Pages: 100 Year of Publication: 2013 Price: Rs 150 ISBN: 978-93-5045-045-1 (9789350450451) About the Author: Ritu Chakrabarti juggles a career in information technology with writing. Her short stories, poems and technical articles have been published in various journals and magazines. She grew up in Kolkata and now lives in Bangalore with her family. Teaser: In her foreword to the book, Chakrabarti writes: “Since childhood, I grew up watching and reading about fictions that deal with extra-terrestrial […]

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Kora

Description: Author: Anjali Venugopal Pages: 252 Year of Publication: 2013 Price: Rs 350 / $15 ISBN: 978-93-5045-049-9 (9789350450499) About the Author: Anjali Venugopal was born in Mumbai in 1968 where she completed her schooling. Her first book, The River Has No Camera was published by Srishti Publishers in 2000. Since then she has taken up writing full-time in a variety of capacities, from speeches for prime ministers, newspaper and magazine articles and blogs to greeting-card messages and annual reports for […]

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Rumble

Description: Author: Sivaram Hariharan Pages: 264 Year of Publication: 2013 Price: Rs 350 ISBN: 978-93-5045-058-1 (9789350450581) About the Author: Dr Sivaram Hariharan is a professor of Pharmaceutical Chemistry. His other books include Pride: A Tale of Lions (2001), Code-E2121: A Solution for Terrorism (2003) and Bees: A Hive of Short Stories (2005). Apart from writing, his other interests are music and chanting Vedas. You can find out more about him here. Teaser: In his preface to the book, Dr Hariharan […]

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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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27 Stitches

Description: Author: Adwaita Das Pages: 72 Year of Publication: 2013 Price: Rs 100 ISBN: 978-93-5045-061-1 (9789350450611) About the Author: Adwaita Das was born in 1984 in Calcutta. She graduated in English from Jadavpur University. While in college, she started a theatre group called Stage-Addict which mainly performed original plays in English. She won the Shyamanand Jalan National Award 2013 for her play Chhayankaner Janya. Adwaita has worked in news, entertainment, advertising and film media, being, as she says, rather confused […]

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A Maiden of 29

Description: Author: Daya Bhat Pages: 48 Year of Publication: 2013 Price: Rs 100 ISBN: 978-93-5045-064-2 (9789350450642) About the Author: Daya Bhat writes poetry in English and Kannada and translates books from Kannada to English. Her articles have appeared in The Times of India. Apart from writing, her interests include painting and listening to Indian classical music. She lives in Bangalore with her husband and daughter. Teaser: Nowhere to hide Bristles twirl and swirl in colour in brights, in dulls then […]

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A Vista Ahead

Description: Author: Minoo Vania Pages: 76 Year of Publication: 2013 Price: Rs 150 ISBN: 978-93-5045-060-4 (9789350450604) About the Author: Air Commodore Minoo Vania is a retired Indian Air Force officer settled at Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. Teaser: Crimson Snow A few jagged rocks Struggle to stay above The unrelenting mantle of snow It is there the soldier seeks Shelter from enemy bullets That whine past him. What am I doing, he thinks, In this moonscaped land Desperately trying to Cling to […]

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Almost Poetry

Description: Author: Riddhi Kapoor Pages: 80 Year of Publication: 2013 Price: Rs 150 ISBN: 978-93-5045-050-5 (9789350450505) About the Author: Riddhi Kapoor describes herself as a “media professional by day and a rather pensive poet at night (who) oscillates between being naively idealistic to heart-breakingly cynical.” When she’s not writing, “she spends her time dreaming about all the food she wants to eat but can’t cook”. Teaser: My Side View Move along Will you now? While I move aside, Slowly, subtly, […]

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