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Books of the Month: November 2018

Jiya Jale: The Stories of Songs
by Gulzar (In conversation with Nasreen Munni Kabir)

The legendary poet, lyricist, filmmaker and storyteller on his best-known songs, his inspirations, his companions in music—and the endlessly fascinating life and afterlife of the Hindi film song.

ISBN: 9789388070959 | Price: INR 599
eBook ISBN:  9789388070966

Connaught Place and the Making of New Delhi
by Swapna Liddle

With the skill of a storyteller and the knowledge of a historian, Swapna Liddle makes this book an invaluable guide for those who live in New Delhi, and those who come to visit the city.

ISBN: 9789388326001 | Price: INR 499
eBook ISBN:  9789388326018

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Fat: The Body, Food and Obesity
Dr Ishrat Syed and Dr Kalpana Swaminathan

ISBN: 9789388326209
Price: INR 399
eBook ISBN: 9789388326216

Cancer, Your Body and Your Diet: A Vital Journey
Dr Arati Bhatia

ISBN: 9789388326117
Price: INR 350
eBook ISBN: 9789388326148

Stillborn Season: A Novel
Radhika Oberoi

ISBN: 9789387693920
Price: INR 350
eBook ISBN: 9789388070096

Big Bhishma in Madras
Jean-Claude Carrière

ISBN: 9789388326186
Price: INR 499
eBook ISBN: 9789388326193

Great Economic Thinkers: From Adam Smith to Amartya Sen
Edited by Jonathan Conlin

ISBN: 9789388326162
Price: INR 450
eBook ISBN: 9789388326179

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A Concise History of Sunnis and Shi‘Is
John McHugo

ISBN: 9789388326247
Price: INR 499
eBook ISBN: 9789388326254

Strange Worlds! Strange Times! Amazing Sci-Fi Stories
Edited by Vinayak Varma

ISBN: 9789388326292
Price: INR 299
eBook ISBN: 9789388326308

The Greatest Indian Fairy Tales
Selected and edited by Joseph Jacobs

ISBN: 9789388326391
Price: INR 499
eBook ISBN: 9789388326407

My Temples, Too
Qurratulain Hyder

ISBN: 9788188965137
Price: INR 299
eBook ISBN: 9789388070867

Fireflies in the Mist
Qurratulain Hyder

ISBN: 9789388070843
Price: INR 499
eBook ISBN: 9789388070843

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Shabana and the Baby Goat
Samina Misra

ISBN: 9789386667267
Price: INR 175

A Home of Our Own
Meghaa Aggarwal

ISBN: 9789386667359
Price: INR 175

Poile Sengupta

ISBN: 9789386667441
Price: INR 175

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   We are pleased to announce that Speaking Tiger title Harilal & Sons by Sujit Saraf has been shortlisted for The DSC Prize for South Asian Literature. The DSC Prize for South Asian Literature celebrates the rich and varied world of literature of the South Asian region. The $25,000 prize brings South Asian writing to a new global audience through a celebration of the achievements of South Asian writers, and aims to raise awareness of South Asian culture around the world. The final award ceremony to be held at the Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet which would take place in Kolkata, India between Jan 22 and Jan 27, 2019.

   Shillong Times: A Story of Friendship and Fear by Nilanjan Choudhury was launched on Friday, 23 November, 6:00 p.m. at Oxford Book Store, Park Street, Kolkata. The author was in conversation with Barun Chanda, actor & author and Anindya Chatterjee, musician, filmmaker & author. Click here

   Speaking Tiger authors Jerry Pinto and Gillian Wright both won the REC-VOW Awards instituted by Valley of Words, a volunteer driven, ‘not – for –profit’ initiative of The Shivalik Hills Foundation Trust. Pinto won the award for his crime novel, Murder in Mahim in the Best English Fiction Category, while Gillian Wright’s book, Mishti, The Mirzapuri Labrador, was awarded the prize for Best Writing for Children/Young Adults. The prize was presented at the Valley of Words international Literature and Arts Festival in Dehradun held from 23-25 November 2018.

   Speaking Tiger authors Ravish Kumar, Kalpana Swaminathan, Upamanyu Chatterjee and Mark Tully participated at Tata Literature Live! The Ninth Mumbai International Literary Festival, held from 15 to 18 November 2018. Click here

   Speaking Tiger authors Ravish Kumar, Kalpana Swaminathan, Upamanyu Chatterjee and Mark Tully participated at the Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest 15 to 18 November 2018 .Click here

   Speaking Tiger author Easterine Kire was in conversation with former journalist Tashi Chophel at Rachna Books, Gangtok. The conversation was followed by jazz poetry with Nirvana Kelly Rai on the keyboard and Upendra Gurung on the guitar. Click here

   Loose Pages by Sourya Majumder and Paranjoy Guha Thakurta was launched at The Press Club of India on the 27 November 2018. The book launch was followed by a panel discussion among Arun Shourie, Karuna Nundy, Prashant Bhushan, Dinesh Dwivedi, Hartosh Singh Bal and Kamal K Jaswal. The discussion was moderated by Vipul Mugal. The book is distributed by Speaking Tiger. Click here

   A Naga Odyssey: My Long Way Home by Visier Meyasetsu Sanyü with Richard Broome has been shortlisted for the Gordon Graham Prize for Naga Literature. The shortlist was released on Sunday, 25 November 2018 at a ceremony by KES Chairman Dr P Ngully in Kohima. Click here

   Speaking Tiger participated at The North East Book Fair 2018 at Assam Engineering Institute Playground, Chandmari, Guwahati, from 9 Nov-20 Nov 2018 from 11:00 am to 8:00 pm. Click here

   Manas Saikia, Managing Director, Speaking Tiger Publishing Pvt Ltd, was present at the Opening Ceremony of the 20 North-East Book Fair, 2018 in Guwahati on 9 November. Click here

   Paro Anand was in conversation with literary critic Swati Daftuar about her new book The Other: Stories of Difference at the Chandigarh Literature Festival held from 1 to 3 November. Click here

   Beloved Delhi: A Mughal City and Her Greatest Poets by Saif Mahmood was launched at the Karachi Literature festival on 1 November. The author was in conversation with Urdu's foremost scholar and writer Dr Asif Farrukhi.

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