Penguin India


On the eve of a landmark general election, Ruchir Sharma offers an unrivalled portrait of how India and its democracy work, drawn from his two...

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Everybody Loves a Good Drought

Sainath, P., P Sainath, Gopalkrishna Gandhi

Acclaimed across the world, prescribed in over 100 universities and colleges, and included in part in The Century's Greatest Reportage (Ordfront, 2000), alongside the works...

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In this sequel to Upamanyu Chatterjee's debut novel, English, August, Agastya Sen- older, funnier, more beleaguered, almost endearing- and some of his friends are back....

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Unaccustomed Earth

Jhumpa Lahiri

The stories of Unaccustomed Earth focus on second-generation immigrants making and remaking lives, loves and identities in England and America. We follow brothers and sisters,...

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Taslima Nasrin (Anchita Ghatak, Tr.)

A savage indictment of religious extremism and man’s inhumanity to man, Lajja wasbanned in Bangladesh, but became a bestseller in the rest of the world.The...

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For more than four decades after gaining independence, India, with its massive size and population, staggering poverty and slow rate of growth, was associated with...

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Happy For No Reason

Happy For No Reason

Mandira Bedi is a fitness icon.But behind the six-pack is also a snotty, complaining, can't-get-out-of-bed-today girl who, in her own way, is still searching for...

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