Zoravar Cheema lives and breathes movies. Half Sikh and half Pashtun, he is a street-smart young man with dreams of making it big in tinsel town. Combining fiction with history, the book follows the struggle, rise, and fall of the superstar. With a generous dose of movie history.
An independent woman who charts her own destiny. Neena Aunty is the aunt we all would love to have. A character that stays with you long after you finish reading the book.
A mother and a daughter, constantly in each other’s hair, and off to travel the world together. Excess Baggage by Richa S. Mukherjee is quirky and witty with a generous dose of wanderlust.
Choices and regrets. Fantasy fiction peppered with philosophy for a page-turner with an all-important question – why is it easier to mourn the lives we aren’t living?
Combining myth and magical realism, a stark look at caste politics, social and economic hierarchies. Winner of the JCB Prize for Literature 2020.
A tale about female friendship with a generous dose of mystery. Girls and the City by Manreet Sodhi Someshwar is a fascinating read where women navigate misogyny with grit and tenacity.
A tribute to all refugees, on both sides of the border. Heartbreaking stories of loss. Uplifting stories of hope. Stories that are an emotion.
Can food be used as a weapon? A powerful tool that unites and divides. Explore a powerful meditation on food, community, hospitality, and generosity.
A biography unlike any other. A painstakingly built up narrative based on original letters, university archives, and newspaper accounts.
An intense coming of age story of 15-year-old Xiomara, a rebellious teenager. Written in verse (slam poetry), the book is quite a unique read.