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  • Never Mind the Bullocksby Vanessa Able

    Hodder & Stoughton 2014; US$ 13.99

    **A Scotsman Non-Fiction Book of the Year** Vanessa Able wanted a truly independent Indian adventure, but nothing prepared her for the noise, chaos and terror of driving 10,000 km around the subcontinent or for finding the love of her life. Behind the wheel of a yellow Tata Nano (the world s cheapest car), Vanessa steers the reader through a hilarious,... more...

  • The Rough Guide to Goaby David Abram

    Rough Guides Ltd 2010; Not Available

    The Rough Guide to Goa will guide you through this colourful former Portuguese colony with reliable, practical information and clearly explained cultural background. You'll find detailed accounts of every major tourist sight, along with candid reviews of all the best places to sleep, eat, drink and shop, for all budgets. The Rough Guide to Goa... more...

  • The Rough Guide to Keralaby David Abram

    Rough Guides Ltd 2010; Not Available

    The Rough Guide to Kerala will guide you through India's tropical southwest tip, with reliable 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, you'll find the solution. Discover Kerala with stunning photography and... more...

  • The Rough Guide to Indiaby David Abram; Nick Edwards; Mike Ford; Daniel Jacobs; Shafik Meghji; Devdan Sen; Gavin Thomas; Emma Boyle; Anthon Jackson

    Rough Guides Ltd 2013; Not Available

    More a continent than a county, India is an overload for the senses. From the Himalayan peaks of Sikkim to the tropical backwaters of Kerala, the desert forts of Rajasthan to the mangroves of West Bengal, India's breathtaking diversity of landscapes is matched only by its range of cultures, cuisines, religions and languages. The new, full-colour... more...

  • Hindoo Holidayby J. R. Ackerley; William Dalrymple

    Penguin Books Ltd 2009; US$ 14.09

    In the 1920s, the young J. R. Ackerley spent several months in India as the personal secretary to the maharajah of a small Indian principality. In his journals, Ackerley recorded the Maharajah's fantastically eccentric habits and riddling conversations, and the odd shambling day-to-day life of his court. Hindoo Holiday is an intimate and very funny... more...

  • The Call of Everestby Conrad Anker; Thomas Hornbein; Bernadette McDonald

    National Geographic Society 2013; US$ 28.00

    Gripping and sumptuous, this is the definitive book on the history, mystique, and science of Mount Everest, including how climate change is impacting the world's tallest mountain.    In 1963, the American Mount Everest Expedition made mountaineering history. It was the first American venture to successfully scale the legendary peak and the first... more...

  • The Dragon's Voiceby Bunty Avieson

    University of Queensland Press 2015; US$ 12.99

    This is a fascinating account of ancient culture colliding with modern media. Tucked between Tibet and India in the Himalayas, the kingdom of Bhutan is one of the most isolated and beautiful countries in the world. In The Dragon?s Voice , Australian journalist Bunty Avieson provides a glimpse of life beyond the country?s exotic exterior. As a consultant... more...

  • The Flight of the Swansby Devika D. Bai

    Monsoon Books Pte. Ltd. 2015; US$ 5.99

    The Flight of the Swans is a rich and fascinating family saga set in British India and Malaya. Cursed, and with blood on his hands, Captain Ramdas Rao Bhonsle is forced to flee Killa Fort, which has fallen to the British. A strange flight of swans signals his flight from Killa; a flight that will drive Ramdas and his family into further adversity.... more...

  • India Risingby Oliver Balch

    Faber & Faber 2012; US$ 10.20

    India is on the up. Historically derided as the lumbering elephant of Asia, this vast sub-continent has quickened its pace. The economy is booming. Tens of millions have been pulled out of poverty. Software and service companies abound. Millionaire entrepreneurs are springing up at every turn. Bollywood is going global and Indian expats are flooding... more...

  • De Saïgon à Parisby Henry Barué; Colonel Sée; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "Il y a beaucoup de façons de raconter en quelques pages une randonnée automobile de 17. 000 kilomètres, telle que celle qui nous mena de Saïgon à Paris, parce qu'on peut l'envisager sous de multiples points de vue. Si j'avais le talent de Pierre Loti, je vous parlerais des fleurs, des parfums de l'Orient ou de la couleur des yeux des femmes."... more...