Books

A list of newly-released books by Siyahi’s authors

Indica: A Deep Natural History of the Indian Subcontinent by Pranay Lal

Genre: Non-fiction Rights: International Rights Available The first definitive natural history of the Indian subcontinent. Did you know that the exquisite caves of Ellora were hewn from rock formed in the greatest lava floods the world has known—eruptions so enormous that they may well have obliterated dinosaurs? Or that Bengaluru owes its unique climate to a …

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DaddyKins by Kalpana Mohan

Category: Non-fiction, Memoir When journalist Kalpana Mohan’s elderly father falls ill in Chennai, she’s on the next flight over from California and the home she has shared with her husband for three decades. Caring for her sometimes cranky, sometimes playful, and always adored father at his home in Chennai, Mohan sets out to piece together …

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Shyam: An Illustrated Retelling of the Bhagavata by Devdutt Pattanaik

Category: Contemporary Mythology Publisher: Penguin Random House India The Bhagavata is the story of Krishna, known as Shyam to those who find beauty, wisdom and love in his dark complexion. It is the third great Hindu epic after the Mahabharata and the Ramayana. However, this narration was composed in fragments over thousands of years, first …

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This is Not America by Alan Friedman

Category: Non-Fiction Rights: All rights available Behind the self-confident image of world’s most influential country, we now see a nation tearing itself apart. The United States may be arguably the world’s only superpower, but its internal tensions are a symptom of suffering and division, a condition only exacerbated by the election of President Donald Trump. …

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A Year of Wednesdays by Sonia Bahl

Category: Fiction Rights: All rights available  A flight from New Delhi to New York Two strangers, Seat 4E. Seat 4D. Nothing in common. Absolutely Nothing. Except they’re both hoping the seat next to them remains empty. It doesn’t. Mid-flight turbulence and infant incontinence force them to interact! The cool Wall Street guy. The mom with …

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Uncool series by Jane De Suza

Category: Fiction Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers India High School Lows is the first book of the bitingly funny Uncool series. This is a look at the Indian teen and her angst – dipping self-esteem, rollicking hormones,  imperfect parents, peer pressure – through the film that 13-year-old DD is trying to make. Besides the usual highs and lows of high school, there’s this …

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