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Pankaj Mishra

PANKAJ MISHRA was born in northwest India in 1969 and lives in London and Mashobra, India. He is the author of An End to Suffering and Temptations of the West, as well as a novel, The Romantics. He writes for The New Yorker, The New York Review of Books, The New York Times Book Review, and The Guardian.

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Beer in the Snooker Club
Written by Waguih Ghali, Introduction by Pankaj Mishra
Vintage | Trade Paperback | June 2014
$16.00/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-8041-7074-1 (0-8041-7074-6)

Set amidst the turbulence of 1950s Cairo, Beer in the Snooker Club is the story of Ram Bey, an over-educated, under-ambitious young Egyptian struggling to find out where he fits in. Ram’s favorite haunt is the fashionable Cairo Snooker Club, whose members strive to emulate English gentility; but his best friends... Read more

Written by Rudyard Kipling, Introduction by Pankaj Mishra
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | February 2004
$8.00/10.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7134-7 (0-8129-7134-5)

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all time

Filled with lyrical, exotic prose and nostalgia for Rudyard Kipling’s native India, Kim is widely acknowledged as the author’s greatest novel and a key element in his winning the 1907 Nobel Prize in Literature. It is the... Read more

India in Mind
Edited by Pankaj Mishra
Vintage | Trade Paperback | January 2005
$15.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-72745-0 (0-375-72745-0)

Ever since Herodotus reported that it was home to gold-digging ants, travelers have been intrigued by India in all its beguiling complexity. This superb anthology gives us some of the best fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that has been written about the world’s second most populous nation over the past two centuries.

From... Read more

The Romantics
Written by Pankaj Mishra
Anchor | Trade Paperback | February 2001
$16.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-72080-9 (0-385-72080-7)

Pankaj Mishra is one of the most promising talents of his generation, and this stunning, universally praised novel of self-discovery heralds a remarkable career.
The young Brahman Samar has come to the holy city of Benares to complete his education and take the civil service exam that will determine his future. But... Read more

The Time Regulation Institute
Written by Ahmet Hamdi Tanpinar, Translated by Alexander Dawe and Maureen Freely, Introduction by Pankaj Mishra
Penguin Classics | Trade Paperback | January 2014
$19.00/25.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-310673-9 (0-14-310673-2)

A literary discovery: an uproarious tragicomedy of modernization, in its first-ever English translation

Perhaps the greatest Turkish novel of the twentieth century, being discovered around the world only now, more than fifty years after its first publication, The Time Regulation Institute is an antic, freewheeling send-up of the modern bureaucratic... Read more