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- 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...
- 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...
- Random House Australia 2010; US$ 14.31
A rollercoaster ride through a land of chaos and contradiction with a woman on a mission to save her soul, her love life - and her sanity. After backpacking her way around India Sarah Macdonald decides she hates the country with a passion. When a beggar reads her palm and insists she will one day return - and for love - she screams 'Never!'But twelve... 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...
- Counterpoint 2010; US$ 28.00
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 turbulence—and 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...
- Editorial Kairos 2011; US$ 15.99
The product of a 25-year exploration of India?s cultural and religious traditions, this collection of biographies introduces the reader to nine unforgettable characters, including a Buddhist monk who takes up arms to resist the Chinese invasion of Tibet and then spends the rest of his life trying to atone for the violence by hand printing the best... more...
- Rough Guides 2010; US$ 23.99
The Rough Guide to Rajasthan, Delhi & Agra will guide you through India's most colourful and fascinating region, with reliable practical information and clearly explained cultural background. Whether you're looking for great places to eat and drink, inspiring accommodation or the most exciting things to see and do, this guide will provide your solution.... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2010; US$ 8.99
See India through the eyes of the maharajas, The maharajas no longer rule, but throughout India their magnificent palaces remain to delight the eye. Today, many have been turned into hotels, often still occupied and even run by the former royal families. This is a unique, candid guide to the best of them, from the Lalitha Palace in Mysore to the famous... more...
- Hardie Grant Books 2012; US$ 11.99
Still wrestling with her own experience of growing up in India as the child of Australian missionaries, Kate James is haunted by the story of murdered compatriot Graham Staines. Along with his two young sons, the manager of the mission at Baripada (who helped establish the Mayurbhanj Leprosy Home) was burned alive by Hindu fundamentalists in Orissa... more...