Books

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

Operation X by Sandeep Unnithan, Capt MNR Samant (MVC)

Category: Non-fiction Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers India (forthcoming) Rights: World rights available (excluding Indian subcontinent) Operation X is the untold story behind one of India’s largest covert wars, written by one of its principal architects. Naval Commando Operations (X) or NCO(X), as it was called, was a Directorate of Naval Intelligence code name for series of …

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Ramayana versus Mahabharata: My Playful Comparison by Devdutt Pattanaik

Category: Mythology Publisher (English): Rupa Publications Publisher (Hindi): Rupa Publications (forthcoming) Rights: Indian and international language rights available (excluding translation rights for Hindi) It is a popular belief that the Ramayana is idealistic, while the Mahabharata is realistic. Yet these two epics have identical building blocks, identical themes, and identical history. In this groundbreaking book, …

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House of Stars by Keya Ghosh

Category: Fiction Publisher: Penguin Random House India (forthcoming) What if you fall in love when it’s time to die? Our story starts with an ordinary day. With a teenage boy following the most beautiful girl he has ever seen. He follows her into a mall. There are shots… screams… and the world will never be …

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

Genre: Non-fiction Rights: World 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 Publisher: Bloomsbury 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 …

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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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