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- Open Road Media 2016; US$ 14.99
Written decades before Eat, Pray, Love , this inspiring memoir details one woman?s incredible journey through India to bring Eastern spirituality to the Western world. Even before she arrived at the ashram of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, founder of Transcendental Meditation, in Rishikesh, India, a city at the foothills of the Himalayas along the... more...
- MobileReference.com 2007; US$ 4.99
An illustrated guide, phrasebook, and maps. Indulge Yourself with a personal tour guide on Your PDA. Fully illustrated. Historical overviews. Interesting facts. Street and attractions maps. Museum hours and admission info. Restaurant information. . Access the guide anytime, anywhere - at home, on the train, in the subway. Plan the trip during a flight.... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 17.00
A native of Bombay, Suketu Mehta gives us an insider?s view of this stunning metropolis. He approaches the city from unexpected angles, taking us into the criminal underworld of rival Muslim and Hindu gangs; following the life of a bar dancer raised amid poverty and abuse; opening the door into the inner sanctums of Bollywood; and delving into the... more...
- Doubleday Canada 2009; US$ 18.00
A Globe and Mail Best Book It would take many lifetimes, it was said to me during my first visit, to see all of India. The desperation must have shown on my face to absorb and digest all I possibly could. This was not something I had articulated or resolved; and yet I recall an anxiety as I travelled the length and breadth of the country, senses... more...
- Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2009; US$ 11.87
India Condensed is a book for anyone who needs a quick introduction to India. History, philosophy, religion, language, literature, arts and culture are all discussed in this lively and accessible text. More than a dry recitation of dates, names and events, the topics covered range from stories and legends to current facts and observations. Thousands... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.95
A classic of modern travel writing, An Area of Darkness is Nobel laureate V. S. Naipaul?s profound reckoning with his ancestral homeland and an extraordinarily perceptive chronicle of his first encounter with India. Traveling from the bureaucratic morass of Bombay to the ethereal beauty of Kashmir, from a sacred ice cave in the Himalayas to an... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2010; US$ 18.32
Mimlu Sen is living a bohemian life in Paris when she witnesses an electrifying performance by three wandering minstrels from rural India. They wear flowing, multicoloured robes and play frenetic rhythms on strange instruments made of wood and clay, capturing the many moods of nature and passion. After her turbulent past, including a year in a Calcutta... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2009; US$ 11.27
The ancient birthplace of some of the world's major religions and now a modern nuclear power, India is experiencing spectacular economic growth. In twenty-five years its population will overtake that of China, making it one of the most populous and rapidly-developing countries in the world. We all need to know more about this intriguing country. ... more...
- Counterpoint 2010; US$ 27.99
In a circular valley beneath the looming peaks of the Himalaya lies Kathmandu, Nepal. It?s a city of shimmering prayer flags, sacred cows, lavish festivals, and violent political turbulenceand a world that journalist Jeff Greenwald has come to call home. Snake Lake unfolds during 1990?s dramatic people power? uprising against Nepal?s long-entrenched... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 18.32
India is no place for the faint-hearted cyclist. The streets are jammed with cars, busses, rickshaws, animals, fortune-tellers, barbers, beggars and people sleeping or cooking. Following the success of her two previous outings, A Bike Ride and Lone Traveller , adventuresome ex-headmistress Anne Mustoe donned the cycle helmet once more and set... more...