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Aleph to publish MURDER AT THE MUSHAIRA: A Novel by Raza Mir

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Reminiscent of The Name of the Rose, this is a cracking murder mystery, literary novel, and perhaps the finest work of historical fiction in twenty-first-century Indian literature. BOOK DESCRIPTION (INR 799, 360PP) 3 May 1857. India stands on the brink of war. Everywhere…

Hawakal Publishers to publish The Kolkata Cadence

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This 15 January, Hawakal Publishers releases an anthology of 25 contemporary Kolkata poets, titled The Kolkata Cadence. The volume, graced by a substantial foreword by Sanjeev Sethi, is a glorious celebration of the city’s vibrant literary culture. The editors—Jagari Mukherjee, Inam…

New Asian Writing Short Story Competition 2020 Results

The editors would like to thank all who participated. The prize winning entries for NAW Short Story Competition 2020 are: Siddhartha Gigoo for his short story Elephant’s Tusk. A retired mountaineer’s decision to sponsor a partially blind girl’s trip to the…

Rupa to publish BUDDHA IN GANDHARA by Sunita Dwivedi

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ABOUT THE BOOK ( INR795, 328PP) Buddha in Gandhara is the saga of ancient Buddhist cities of Gandhara—a region that extended from north-western Pakistan to eastern and north-eastern Afghanistan. It tells stories of cities that once dotted the highroad connecting India…

Rupa to publish 50 DESI SUPER DRINKS by Lovneet Batra

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A ground-breaking book that introduces you to simple, wholesome, delicious drinks. ABOUT THE BOOK ( INR295, 192PP) Discover how papaya can help you have a healthy gut. Learn how to burn fat with a three-ingredient juice. Experience how kahwa can uplift…