Tag: Bloomsbury India

#BookRecommendation: Saying No to Jugaad, the story of big basket

Editor | Business Saying No to Jugaad is a riveting account of how the start-up ecosystem in India evolved rapidly in the last 10 years. Ushering in a new turn in the country’s economy that shook up existing ways of doing business, start-ups brought together investors and a rare breed of entrepreneurs to create a

Women’s Writings from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh

Editor | Fiction In this volume of writings from Bangla and Urdu literature, editors Rakhshanda Jalil and Debjani Sengupta raise issues of language, identity, nationhood and varied aspects of feminism and women’s writings in the Indian subcontinent. Both the languages have lived a life across political borders and are spoken, read and loved by people

The Curse of Gandhari, a retelling by Aditi Banerjee

Editor | Fiction Gandhari has one day left to live. As she stares death in the face, her memories travel back to the beginning of her story, to life’s unfairness at every point: A fiercely intelligent princess who wilfully blindfolded herself for the sake of her peevish, visually-impaired husband; who underwent a horrible pregnancy to

Books For You | Kashmir’s Untold Story: Declassified

Editor | Politics Why has this state of siege in the Kashmir valley continued for 72 years since the Partition of India? What role has Pakistan played in it all of these years? And will there ever be a resolution to the militancy in the state? How will Islamabad get the forces of Islamic jihad—nurtured

Harry Potter Book Night returns for a sixth year on February 6, 2020

By A Correspondent Bloomsbury Children’s Books has announced The Triwizard Tournament as the theme for Harry Potter Book Night 2020. Make a date in your diary as Harry Potter Book Night returns for a sixth year on Thursday 6th February 2020. The Triwizard Tournament is a breathtaking and pivotal event in the Harry Potter journey.

In Colour Matters? Anuranjita Kumar decodes racism

Editor | Non-fiction In Colour Matters? The Truth That No One Wants To See, Anuranjita Kumar deconstructs the notion and biases that are deep rooted in our minds about classifying people simply on the basis of their skin colours. The colour of the skin, through its subtle and attached symbolism and beliefs, its presence or

Bloomsbury to release Kavita Puri’s Partition Voices on July 18

Editor | Non-Fiction Dotted across homes in Britain are people who were witnesses to one of the most tumultuous events of the twentieth century. Yet their memory of India’s partition has been shrouded in silence. Kavita Puri’s father was twelve when he found himself one of the millions of Sikhs, Hindus and Muslims caught up