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Somanatha

(Available March 31, 2015)
Somanatha
Written by Romila Thapar
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781784780654
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Somanatha
The Many Voices of a History
Written by Romila Thapar


Format: Trade Paperback, 265 pages
On Sale: March 31, 2015
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In 1026, Sultan Mahmud of Ghazni raided the Hindu temple of Somanatha (Somnath in textbooks of the colonial period). The story of the raid has reverberated in Indian history, but largely during the raj. It was first depicted as a trauma for the Hindu population not in India, but in the... Read more >
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Gandhi Before India
Gandhi Before India
Written by Ramachandra Guha
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ISBN: 9780307474780
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Gandhi Before India

Written by Ramachandra Guha


Format: Trade Paperback, 704 pages
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $18.95

A New York Times Notable Book and a San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of the Year

A revelatory work of biography, Gandhi Before India is an illuminating portrait of the life, the work, and the historical context of one of the most abidingly influential—and controversial—men in modern history. From Gandhi’s birth in... Read more >
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Annihilation of Caste
Annihilation of Caste
Written by B.R. Ambedkar, Edited by S. Anand, Introduction by Arundhati Roy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781688311
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Annihilation of Caste
The Annotated Critical Edition
Written by B.R. Ambedkar
Edited by S. Anand
Introduction by Arundhati Roy


Format: Hardcover, 416 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $26.95

“What the Communist Manifesto is to the capitalist world, Annihilation of Caste is to India.” —Anand Teltumbde, author of The Persistence of Caste

B.R. Ambedkar’s Annihilation of Caste is one of the most important, yet neglected, works of political writing from India. Written in 1936, it is an audacious denunciation of... Read more >
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Annihilation of Caste
The Annotated Critical Edition
Written by B.R. Ambedkar
Edited by S. Anand
Introduction by Arundhati Roy


Format: eBook0
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $26.95

“What the Communist Manifesto is to the capitalist world, Annihilation of Caste is to India.” —Anand Teltumbde, author of The Persistence of Caste

B.R. Ambedkar’s Annihilation of Caste is one of the most important, yet neglected, works of political writing from India. Written in 1936, it is an audacious denunciation of... Read more >
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The Bullet and the Ballot Box
The Bullet and the Ballot Box
Written by Aditya Adhikari
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781685648
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The Bullet and the Ballot Box
The Story of Nepal's Maoist Revolution
Written by Aditya Adhikari


Format: Hardcover, 326 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $29.95

The Bullet and the Ballot Box offers a rich and sweeping account of a decade of revolutionary upheaval. When Nepal’s Maoists launched their armed rebellion in the nineties, they had limited public support and many argued that their ideology was obsolete. Twelve years later they were in power, and their ambitious...

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The Bullet and the Ballot Box
The Story of Nepal's Maoist Revolution
Written by Aditya Adhikari


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $29.95

The Bullet and the Ballot Box offers a rich and sweeping account of a decade of revolutionary upheaval. When Nepal’s Maoists launched their armed rebellion in the nineties, they had limited public support and many argued that their ideology was obsolete. Twelve years later they were in power, and their ambitious...

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The Walls of Delhi
The Walls of Delhi
Written by Uday Prakash, Translated by Jason Grunebaum
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781609805289
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The Walls of Delhi

Written by Uday Prakash
Translated by Jason Grunebaum


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $23.95

A street sweeper discovers a cache of black market money and escapes to see the Taj Mahal with his underage mistress; an Untouchable races to reclaim his life that’s been stolen by an upper-caste identity thief; a slum baby’s head gets bigger and bigger as he gets smarter and smarter, while... Read more >
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The Walls of Delhi

Written by Uday Prakash
Translated by Jason Grunebaum


Format: eBook, 280 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $23.95

A street sweeper discovers a cache of black market money and escapes to see the Taj Mahal with his underage mistress; an Untouchable races to reclaim his life that’s been stolen by an upper-caste identity thief; a slum baby’s head gets bigger and bigger as he gets smarter and smarter, while... Read more >
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Gandhi Before India
Gandhi Before India
Written by Ramachandra Guha
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385532297
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Gandhi Before India

Written by Ramachandra Guha


Format: Hardcover, 688 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $35.00

Here is the first volume of a magisterial biography of Mohandas Gandhi that gives us the most illuminating portrait we have had of the life, the work and the historical context of one of the most abidingly influential—and controversial—men in modern history.
           
Ramachandra Guha—hailed by Time as “Indian democracy’s preeminent... Read more >
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Gandhi Before India
Gandhi Before India
Written by Ramachandra Guha
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Gandhi Before India

Written by Ramachandra Guha


Format: eBook, 688 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $14.99

Here is the first volume of a magisterial biography of Mohandas Gandhi that gives us the most illuminating portrait we have had of the life, the work and the historical context of one of the most abidingly influential—and controversial—men in modern history.
           
Ramachandra Guha—hailed by Time as “Indian democracy’s preeminent... Read more >
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Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Written by Katherine Boo
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ISBN: 9780812979329
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Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Life, death, and hope in a Mumbai undercity
Written by Katherine Boo


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $16.00

In this brilliant, breathtaking book by Pulitzer Prize winner Katherine Boo, a bewildering age of global change and inequality is made human through the dramatic story of families striving toward a better life in Annawadi, a makeshift settlement in the shadow of luxury hotels near the Mumbai airport. As India starts... Read more >
The Indian Ideology

Written by Perry Anderson


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $19.95

Today, the Indian state claims to embody the values of a stable political democracy, a harmonious territorial unity, and a steadfast religious impartiality. Even many of those critical of the inequalities of Indian society underwrite such claims.

The Indian Ideology suggests that the roots of the current ills of the Republic... Read more >
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The Indian Ideology
The Indian Ideology
Written by Perry Anderson
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ISBN: 9781781682593
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The Indian Ideology

Written by Perry Anderson


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $19.95

Today, the Indian state claims to embody the values of a stable political democracy, a harmonious territorial unity, and a steadfast religious impartiality. Even many of those critical of the inequalities of Indian society underwrite such claims.

The Indian Ideology suggests that the roots of the current ills of the Republic... Read more >
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The Blood Telegram
The Blood Telegram
Written by Gary J. Bass
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385350471
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The Blood Telegram
Nixon, Kissinger, and a Forgotten Genocide
Written by Gary J. Bass


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: September 24, 2013
Price: $13.99

A riveting history—the first full account—of the involvement of Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger in the 1971 atrocities in Bangladesh that led to war between India and Pakistan, shaped the fate of Asia, and left in their wake a host of major strategic consequences for the world today.

Giving an astonishing inside...

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Calcutta
Calcutta
Written by Amit Chaudhuri
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307270245
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Calcutta
Two Years in the City
Written by Amit Chaudhuri


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $25.95

The award-winning author Amit Chaudhuri has been widely praised for the beauty and subtle power of his writing and for the ways in which he makes “place” as complex a character as his men and women. Now he brings these gifts to a spellbinding amalgam of memoir, reportage, and history in...

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Calcutta
Calcutta
Written by Amit Chaudhuri
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ISBN: 9780307962171
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Calcutta
Two Years in the City
Written by Amit Chaudhuri


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $13.99

The award-winning author Amit Chaudhuri has been widely praised for the beauty and subtle power of his writing and for the ways in which he makes “place” as complex a character as his men and women. Now he brings these gifts to a spellbinding amalgam of memoir, reportage, and history in...

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Basti
Basti
Written by Intizar Husain, Translated by Frances W. Pritchett, Introduction by Asif Farrukhi
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ISBN: 9781590175828
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Basti

Written by Intizar Husain
Translated by Frances W. Pritchett
Introduction by Asif Farrukhi


Format: Trade Paperback, 258 pages
On Sale: December 26, 2012
Price: $15.95

An NYRB Classics Original

Basti is a beautifully written reckoning with the tragic history of Pakistan. Basti means settlement, a common place, and Intizar Husain’s extraordinary novel begins with a mythic, even mystic, vision of harmony between old and young, man and woman, Muslim and Hindu. Then Zakir, the hero, wakes to... Read more >
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Basti

Written by Intizar Husain
Translated by Frances W. Pritchett
Introduction by Asif Farrukhi


Format: eBook, 258 pages
On Sale: December 26, 2012
Price: $15.95

An NYRB Classics Original

Basti is a beautifully written reckoning with the tragic history of Pakistan. Basti means settlement, a common place, and Intizar Husain’s extraordinary novel begins with a mythic, even mystic, vision of harmony between old and young, man and woman, Muslim and Hindu. Then Zakir, the hero, wakes to... Read more >
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The Age of Kali
The Age of Kali
Written by William Dalrymple
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ISBN: 9780307948908
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The Age of Kali

Written by William Dalrymple


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $16.00

From the author of The Last Mughal and Nine Lives: the classic stories he gathered during the ten years he spent journeying across the Indian subcontinent, from Sri Lanka and southern India to the North West Frontier of Pakistan. As he searched for evidence of Kali Yug, the “age of darkness&rdquo... Read more >
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The Age of Kali
The Age of Kali
Written by William Dalrymple
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ISBN: 9780307948939
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The Age of Kali

Written by William Dalrymple


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $11.99

From the author of The Last Mughal and Nine Lives: the classic stories he gathered during the ten years he spent journeying across the Indian subcontinent, from Sri Lanka and southern India to the North West Frontier of Pakistan. As he searched for evidence of Kali Yug, the “age of darkness&rdquo... Read more >
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Indian Castles 1206-1526
The Rise and Fall of the Delhi Sultanate
Written by Konstantin Nossov
Illustrated by Brian Delf


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $13.95

From the beginning of the 11th century onwards, the constant sate of war amongst the various Indian kingdoms left them open to outside attack, and Muslim Turkic tribesmen began to pour over the north-west border from modern-day Afghanistan. These raiders consolidated their successes and by 1206 a Muslim state, the Sultanate... Read more >
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India
India
Written by Patrick French
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ISBN: 9780307473486
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India
A Portrait
Written by Patrick French


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: June 5, 2012
Price: $16.95

A monumental biography of the Indian subcontinent from the award-winning author of The World Is What It Is: The Authorized Biography of V. S. Naipaul.
 
Second only to China in the magnitude of its economic miracle and second to none in its potential to shape the new century, India is fast undergoing...

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Elite Forces of India and Pakistan

Written by Kenneth Conboy
Illustrated by Paul Hannon


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $14.95

Influenced by the German use of paratroopers early in World War II (1939-1945), General Sir Robert Cassels, the Commander-in-Chief India, ordered the formation of an airborne cadre in October 1940. Thus marked the origins of India's first élite units. Pakistan can trace the origins of its own army airborne to the... Read more >
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Great Soul
Great Soul
Written by Joseph Lelyveld
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ISBN: 9780307389954
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Great Soul
Mahatma Gandhi and His Struggle with India
Written by Joseph Lelyveld


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: April 3, 2012
Price: $16.95

A highly original, stirring book on Mahatma Gandhi that deepens our sense of his achievements and disappointments—his success in seizing India’s imagination and shaping its independence struggle as a mass movement, his recognition late in life that few of his followers paid more than lip service to his ambitious goals of... Read more >
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Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Written by Katherine Boo
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679643951
Our Price: $11.99
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Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Life, death, and hope in a Mumbai undercity
Written by Katherine Boo


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: February 7, 2012
Price: $11.99

In this brilliant, breathtaking book by Pulitzer Prize winner Katherine Boo, a bewildering age of global change and inequality is made human through the dramatic story of families striving toward a better life in Annawadi, a makeshift settlement in the shadow of luxury hotels near the Mumbai airport. As India starts... Read more >
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