Queen of Dreams

Queen of Dreams From the bestselling author of Sister of My Heart comes a spellbinding tale of mothers and daughters, love and cultural identity Rakhi, a young painter and single mother, is struggling to come to terms with her relationship with ex husband Sonny, a hip Bay Area DJ, and with her dream teller mother,


Corridor In the heart of Lutyens Delhi sits Jehangir Rangoonwalla, enlightened dispenser of tea, wisdom, and second hand books Among his customers are Brighu, a postmodern Ibn Batuta looking for obscure collectibles and a love life Digital Dutta who lives mostly in his head, torn between Karl Marx and an

Incantations and Other Stories

Incantations and Other Stories This first collection of fiction by Anjana Appachana provides stories that are beautifully written, the characters in them carefully and respectfully drawn All the stories are set in India, but the people in them seem somehow displaced within their own society a society in transition but a transiti

English, August: An Indian Story

English, August: An Indian Story Agastya Sen, known to friends by the English name August, is a child of the Indian elite His friends go to Yale and Harvard August himself has just landed a prize government job The job takes him to Madna, the hottest town in India, deep in the sticks There he finds himself surrounded by incom

What the Body Remembers

What the Body Remembers Out of the rich culture of India and the brutal drama of the 1947 Partition comes this lush and eloquent debut novel about two women married to the same man.Roop is a young girl whose mother has died and whose father is deep in debt So she is elated to learn she is to become the second wife of a we

Moving On

Moving On A father who delights in the human body, its mysteries, its passion, and the knowledge that it contains and conceals A mother who wields the power of her love mercilessly A sister separated in childhood An uncle who plays games of life and death as a member of the Bombay underworld A passionate

River of Smoke

River of Smoke In September 1838, a storm blows up on the Indian Ocean and the Ibis, a ship carrying a consignment of convicts and indentured laborers from Calcutta to Mauritius, is caught up in the whirlwind River of Smoke follows its storm tossed characters to the crowded harbors of China There, despite effort

In Other Rooms, Other Wonders

In Other Rooms, Other Wonders A major literary debut that explores class, culture, power, and desire among the ruling and servant classes of Pakistan n nIn the spirit of Joyce s Dubliners and Turgenev s A Sportsman s Sketches, Daniyal Mueenuddin s collection of linked stories illuminates a place and a people through an examinatio

De haute lutte

De haute lutte Ce n tait pas une for t ordinaire que Chentiru pensait, mais plut t la for t des po mes classiques tamouls, au c ur de laquelle une eau pure comme le lait se jette en cascade entre des parois rocheuses o s accrochent des ruches sauvages Elle voulait s journer dans une for t Une for t pour

A Good Indian Wife

A Good Indian Wife Handsome anesthesiologist Neel prides himself on his decisiveness, both in and out of the operating room So when he agrees to return to India to visit his ailing grand father, he is sure he ll be able to resist his family s pleas that he marry a good Indian girl With a girlfriend and a promising

One Amazing Thing

One Amazing Thing An acclaimed novel by the author of The Mistress of Spices, and Before We Visit the Goddess Jhumpa Lahiri praises One Amazing Thing collapses the walls dividing characters and cultures what endures is a chorus of voices in one single room Late afternoon sun sneaks through the windows of a passp