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The Accidental Apprentice

by Vikas Swarup Minotaur Books (July 07, 2014)

In life you never get what you deserve. You get what you negotiate.

A business empire worth ten billion dollars. This is the tantalizing offer made by Vinay Mohan Acharya, one of India's richest men, to Sapna...


No Country: A Novel

by Kalyan Ray Simon & Schuster (June 17, 2014)

"A novel as easy to read as the latest bestseller, No Country is a rousing adventure made up out of the blood and guts and dreams of people on three continents and nearly 150 years of troubled history" (Alan...


Weapon of Vengeance

by Mukul Deva Forge Books (June 23, 2014)

Ruby Gill is a rogue MI6 agent, the daughter of an Indian father and Palestinian mother. Her mission is to destroy a Palestinian-Israeli peace summit in New Delhi. Ruby's father, whom she has not seen since...


Between the Assassinations

by Aravind Adiga Free Press (June 09, 2009)

Welcome to Kittur, India. It's on India's southwestern coast, bounded by the Arabian Sea to the west and the Kaliamma River to the south and east. It's blessed with rich soil and scenic beauty, and it's been...


My Days

by R. K. Narayan Ecco (July 30, 2013)

"I am inclined to call this the last chapter, but how can an autobiography have a final chapter? At best, it can only be a penultimate one; nor can it be given a rounded-off conclusion, as is possible in a work...


Oleander Girl: A Novel

by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni Simon & Schuster (March 19, 2013)

Beloved bestselling author Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni has been hailed by Abraham Verghese as a "gifted storyteller" and by People magazine as a "skilled cartographer of the heart." Now, Divakaruni returns with...


Chinese Whiskers

by Pallavi Aiyar St. Martin's Press (December 10, 2012)

Chinese Whiskers by Pallavi Aiyar is a charming fable set against the landscape of contemporary Beijing, seen through the eyes of two cats.

Soyabean is a middle class cat looked after by a grandmother who embodies...


The Home and the World

by Rabindranath Tagore, Deepti Gupta & Surendranath Tagore Spoken Realms (July 14, 2020)

Audie-nominated narrator Deepti Gupta shares a classic love story set among the fires of India's struggle for independence. Bimala is torn between her commitment to her husband, Nikhil, who holds Western beliefs,...


Madras on Rainy Days

by Samina Ali Farrar, Straus and Giroux (December 31, 2004)

Layla is torn among clashing identities--dutiful Muslim daughter and free, independent American woman. When she is nineteen, her parents inform Layla that a marriage has been arranged for her to an Indian man...


River of Smoke

by Amitav Ghosh Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 26, 2011)

A Washington Post Notable Fiction Book for 2011

The Ibis, loaded to its gunwales with a cargo of indentured servants, is in the grip of a cyclone in the Bay of Bengal; among the dozens flailing for survival are...


The Sly Company of People Who Care

Ondaatje Prize 2012

by Rahul Bhattacharya Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 25, 2011)

In flight from the tame familiarity of home in Bombay, a twenty-six-year-old cricket journalist chucks his job and arrives in Guyana, a forgotten colonial society of raw, mesmerizing beauty. Amid beautiful,...


Sea of Poppies

by Amitav Ghosh Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 28, 2009)

At the heart of this vibrant saga is a vast ship, the Ibis. Its destiny is a tumultuous voyage across the Indian Ocean; its purpose, to fight China's vicious nineteenth-century Opium Wars. As for the crew, they...


Six Suspects

by Vikas Swarup Minotaur Books (July 06, 2009)

There's a caste system--even in murder

From the author of the international bestseller Slumdog Millionaire comes a richly-textured tale of murder, corruption, and opportunity.

Seven years ago, Vivek "Vicky" Rai,...


Shadow Play

by Rajorshi Chakraborti Minotaur Books (July 19, 2010)

An international conspiracy thriller in the vein of The Parallax View-- a Salman Rushdie-esque figure uses his latest novel to explain his own disappearance after a journalist's murder

Raj Chakraborti, internationally...


The Aunt Who Wouldn't Die

by Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay HarperVia (July 28, 2020)

A laugh-out-loud, tug-at-your-heartstrings tale of love, family, and freedom centered around three generations of Bengali women.

Somlata has just married into the dynastic but declining Mitra family. At eighteen,...


Gun Island

by Amitav Ghosh Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 09, 2019)

Named a Best Book of Fall by Vulture, Chicago Review of Books and Amazon

From the award-winning author of the bestselling epic Ibis trilogy comes a globetrotting, folkloric adventure novel about family and heritage...


The Scent of God

by Saikat Majumdar S&S India (January 22, 2019)

In an elite all-boys’ boarding school run by a Hindu monastic order in late-twentieth century India, things aren’t what they look like on the surface…

Anirvan, a young student, is fascinated by the music...


Her Fugitive Heart

by Adi Tantimedh Atria/Leopoldo & Co. (April 23, 2019)

The Ravi PI series comes to its exciting conclusion with newlywed Ravi Chandra Singh and the secret agency Golden Sentinels having to save themselves from going under after the sudden arrest of their mysterious...


Swerving to Solitude

by Keki N. Daruwalla S&S India (August 21, 2018)

A young Seema discovers a cache of letters and papers in a locker belonging to her deceased mother. Besides chronicling her far-roving life across Canada, USA, Mexico, and India, these offer a glimpse into her...


The Nine-Chambered Heart

by Janice Pariat The Borough Press (May 17, 2018)

‘Superb. She had me at page one’

Chris Cleave, author of Everyone Brave is Forgiven

‘It’s the artful pleating of this subtle, psychologically astute novel that sets it apart’ DAILY MAIL

The kaleidoscopic...


All the Lives We Never Lived

by Anuradha Roy Atria Books (November 20, 2018)

From the Man Booker Prize-nominated author of Sleeping on Jupiter and “one of India’s greatest living authors” (O, The Oprah Magazine), a poignant and sweeping novel set in India during World War II and...


Bombay Fever

by Sidin Vadukut S&S India (August 10, 2017)

‘How did she die? How did she die . . . like that? It has to be poison of some kind. No disease can possibly kill in this manner.’

 

Kanimozhi has a meltdown—she collapses, thick spurts of blood erupting...


Clouds

by Chandrahas Choudhury S&S India (January 10, 2018)

Farhad Billimoria is so looking forward to being a departed soul! On the cusp of his forty-second birthday and his relocation to San Francisco, this suave Bombay psychotherapist makes a farewell parade around...


The Taliban Cricket Club

by Timeri N. Murari Ecco (May 15, 2012)

“A moving, splendidly realized story of courage and grit in modern-day Kabul.”

—Vikas Swarup, author of Slumdog Millionaire

A harrowing yet tender novel—Bend It Like Beckham in a burka—The Taliban Cricket...


Sleeping on Jupiter

by Anuradha Roy Graywolf Press (September 05, 2016)

Long-listed for the Man Booker Prize, a novel about violence, love, and religion in modern India

On a train bound for the seaside town of Jarmuli, known for its temples, three elderly women meet a young documentary...


The White Tiger: A Novel

Man Booker Prize 2008

by Aravind Adiga Free Press (April 22, 2008)

The stunning Booker Prize-winning novel from the author of Amnesty and Selection Day that critics have likened to Richard Wright’s Native Son, The White Tiger follows a darkly comic Bangalore driver through...


Selection Day: A Novel

by Aravind Adiga Scribner (January 03, 2017)

From the bestselling, Booker Prize-winning author of The White Tiger and Amnesty, a “ferociously brilliant” (Slate) novel about two brothers coming of age in a Mumbai slum, raised by their crazy, obsessive...


Flood of Fire

by Amitav Ghosh Farrar, Straus and Giroux (August 03, 2015)

The stunningly vibrant final novel in the bestselling Ibis Trilogy

It is 1839 and China has embargoed the trade of opium, yet too much is at stake in the lucrative business and the British Foreign Secretary has...


Land Where I Flee

by Prajwal Parajuly Quercus (June 02, 2015)

Shortlisted for the Dylan Thomas Prize, Prajwal Parajuly has established himself as a distinctive voice in literature about the South Asian diaspora. Now in his debut novel, Land Where I Flee about returning...


Red Earth and Pouring Rain: A Novel

Commonwealth Best First Book Prize 1996

by Vikram Chandra Back Bay Books (November 29, 2009)

Combining Indian myths, epic history, and the story of three college kids in search of America, a narrative includes the monkey's story of an Indian poet and warrior and an American road novel of college students...