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Songs of Light

Author: Ayaz Rasool Nazki Pages: 104 Year of Publication: 2017 Price: Rs 200 ISBN: 978-93-5045-150-2 (9789350451502) About the Author: Professor Ayaz Rasool Nazki is the Regional Director at Indian Council for Cultural Relations, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, in Srinagar, Kashmir. He comes from a family of scholars and poets, was trained as a biological scientist, and taught science. He has written both poetry and prose in Kashmiri and Urdu, and has published a number of volumes of poetry […]

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Orbits

Author: R K R Nair Pages: 228 Year of Publication: 2017 Price: Rs 400 ISBN: 978-93-5045-149-6 (9789350451496) About the Author: R K R Nair is an engineer by profession and writer by passion. He has worked in places like Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Chennai and Mumbai. His stories have been brought out in periodicals like Alive and Woman’s Era. His books include a novel, Timeless Symphony, collections of stories like Call of the Blue River and poetry like […]

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Reshma Aquil’s poetry

Reshma Aquil was born in Allahabad and educated in St. Mary’s Convent and the University of Allahabad, where she taught at the Department of English. Two of her collections of poetry, The Unblending and Shadows of Fire were published by Writers Workshop, India, in 2003.  She also wrote Sleeping Wind (Singapore: Ethos Books, 2001), and her poems were brought out in Poetry India: Voices of Many Worlds (British Council Division and the Poetry Society, India), Journal of the Poetry Society, […]

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An article on Professor P. Lal and Writers Workshop in The Telegraph, India

Shantanu Datta writes: “Don’t judge a book by its cover, we have been told. Yet there are those whose mission it has been to turn that adage on its head. Even if separated not so much by time – barely a decade and a half – as by geography – one ocean and two seas – the “Life and Times” of the late Professor P. Lal of Lake Gardens, Calcutta, India, and the late Brian Roylance of Guildford, Surrey, England, […]

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Many Sides of Many Stories

Author: Esther Syiem Pages: 88 Year of Publication: 2017 Price: Rs 200 ISBN: 978-93-5045-147-2 (9789350451472) About the Author: Esther Syiem teaches in the Department of English at the North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong. Her publications include two volumes of poetry: Oral Scriptings and of follies and frailties of wit and wisdom, both published by Writers Workshop, India. She also writes in Khasi and has published a play entitled Ka Nam. Her book, The Oral Discourse in Khasi Folk Narrative is an important resource […]

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Amar Jiban (My Life)

Author: Rassundari Devi Translator: Enakshi Chatterjee Pages: 128 Year of Publication: First published 1999 (English translation), Reprint 2016 Price: Rs 250 ISBN: 978-93-5045-143-4 (9789350451434) About the Book: The complete, unabridged translation of the Bengali text, with the original introductions by Jyotirindranath Tagore and Dinesh Chandra Sen. Sen remarks, “The account of this life can hardly be ignored as merely personal. It is a factual document of the life of an old Hindu woman… The book Amar Jiban is thus not […]

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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 Sea of Tranquility

Author: Ramandeep Johal Pages: 88 Year of Publication: 2016 Price: Rs 200 ISBN: 978-93-5045-148-9 (9789350451489) About the Author: Born in Punjab, Ramandeep Johal teaches Physics at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Mohali. His research interests include the foundations of thermodynamics: the theory behind thermal machines, its extensions to the microscopic world and the theory of inference. He is equally drawn to the arts – cinema, photography, painting, and, of course, poetry. Teaser: A Stray Dog in Winter Its curl does not […]

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Confessions and Other Poems

Author: Nita B. George Pages: 92 Year of Publication: 2016 Price: Rs 200 ISBN: 978-93-5045-145-8 (9789350451458) About the Author: Poet and short-story writer Nita B. George retired as an Associate Professor of English after an active teaching career of 33 years. Re-tiered, not retired, for there is no retirement of the mind. She is a graduate from St. Francis College for Women, Secunderabad, and an alumnus of the Department of English, Arts College, Osmania University. She started writing late in her […]

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The Roots of Love

Author: Kanchan Bhattacharya Pages: 88 Year of Publication: 2016 Price: Rs 200 / $10 ISBN: 978-93-5045-144-1 (9789350451441) About the Author: Colonel Kanchan Bhattacharya was born in Kolkata and spent much of his childhood living in different parts of India. As a child he read voraciously, devouring Greek, Roman and Norse mythology, science fiction and Russian and American literature. The 1965 Indo-Pakistan war motivated him to join the Services and in 1970 he was commissioned into the Corps of Signals. He served […]

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