Folk Music and Musical Instruments of Punjab by Alka Pande

Category: Non-fiction Publisher: Mapin Publishers Pvt. Ltd. Rights: World rights available (excluding Indian subcontinent) The book explores the rich but little-known world of Punjab folk instruments. With case studies tracing the birth, development and current status of over seventy instruments from Punjab, the book is for lovers of folk traditions and those interested in world …

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The Diary of Amos Lee: I’m Twelve, I’m Tough, I Tweet! by Adeline Foo

Category: Children Publisher (Singapore): Epigram Publisher (Indian subcontinent): Hachette India Amos, in his last year in primary school, resolves to be voted as the most popular boy in school. But running against him is Michael, his arch enemy. In the fight for votes, Amos learns to tweet, but what he isn’t prepared for is the …

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The Temple-Goers by Aatish Taseer

Category: Fiction Publisher (English): Picador India Rights: Indian Language Rights Available A young man returns home to Delhi after several years abroad and finds that everything around him has changed, except for the people, who are the same, only maybe slightly worse. He meets Aakash who introduces him to the squalid underside of this sprawling …

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Stranger to History: A Son’s Journey Through Islamic Lands by Aatish Taseer

  Category: Non-fiction Publisher (English): Canongate Books Publisher (Malayalam translation): DC Books Publisher (Marathi translation): Mouj Prakashan Rights: Indian Language Rights Available (excluding Malayalam and Marathi) As a child, all Aatish Taseer ever had of his father was his photograph in a browning silver frame. Raised by his Sikh mother in Delhi, his Pakistani father …

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Alka Hingorani

Alka Hingorani’s interests in Indian art lie geographically in the lower Himalayas (Himachal Pradesh, in particular), and thematically in issues of aesthetics and identity. She is currently teaching in the Department of History of Art at the University of California, Berkeley. An architect by training, she also holds advanced degrees in City Planning and Photography, …

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Siyahi

        We, at Siyahi greatly enjoy being swept away by words. That’s why we love assisting writers in practising this art form that can move human beings and touch souls. After several years of supporting her writer friends with her honest feedback, CEO Mita Kapur founded Siyahi in the April of 2007 …

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