Brick Lane

Brick LaneA captivating read from a debut novelist, Brick Lane brings the immigrant milieu of East London to vibrant life With great poignancy, Ali illuminates a foreign world her well developed characters pull readers along on a deeply psychological, almost spiritual journey Through the eyes of two


The Good Muslim

The Good MuslimFrom prizewinning Bangladeshi novelist Tahmima Anam comes her deeply moving second novel about the rise of Islamic radicalism in Bangladesh, seen through the intimate lens of a family Pankaj Mishra praised A Golden Age, Tahmima Anam s debut novel, as a startlingly accomplished and gripping novel


The Newlyweds

The NewlywedsA powerful, funny, richly observed tour de force by one of America s most acclaimed young writers a story of love and marriage, secrets and betrayals A powerful, funny, richly observed tour de force by one of America s most acclaimed young writers a story of love and marriage, secrets and


Lajja: Shame

Lajja: ShameThe Duttas Sudhamoy, Kironmoyee, and their two children, Suranjan and Maya have lived in Bangladesh all their lives Despite being part of the country s small Hindu community, that is terrorized at every opportunity by Muslim fundamentalists, they refuse to leave their country, as most of their


The Blood Telegram: Nixon, Kissinger, and a Forgotten Genocide

The Blood Telegram: Nixon, Kissinger, and a Forgotten GenocideA riveting history the first full account of the involvement of Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger in the 1971 atrocities in Bangladesh that led to war between India and Pakistan, shaped the fate of Asia, and left in their wake a host of major strategic consequences for the world today.Giving an



1971: A Global History of the Creation of Bangladesh

1971: A Global History of the Creation of BangladeshThe war of 1971 was the most significant geopolitical event in the Indian subcontinent since its partition in 1947 At one swoop, it led to the creation of Bangladesh, and it tilted the balance of power between India and Pakistan steeply in favor of India The Line of Control in Kashmir, the


White Teeth

White TeethAt the center of this invigorating novel are two unlikely friends, Archie Jones and Samad Iqbal Hapless veterans of World War II, Archie and Samad and their families become agents of England s irrevocable transformation A second marriage to Clara Bowden, a beautiful, albeit tooth challenged,


Songs At the River's Edge: Stories From a Bangladeshi Village

Songs At the River's Edge: Stories From a Bangladeshi VillageKaty Gardner s account of her fifteen month stay in the small Bangladeshi village of Talukpur has become a classic study of rural life in South Asia Through a series of beautifully crafted narratives, the villagers and their stories are brought vividly to life and the author s role as an outsider


The Bones of Grace (Bangla Desh #3)

The Bones of Grace (Bangla Desh #3)The much anticipated new novel by the Granta Best of Young British Novelist Anwar told me that it wasn t until he almost died that he realised he needed to find the woman he had once loved I ve thought about that a lot in the last few years, that if Anwar hadn t worked on that building site, he


Bangladesh: A Legacy of Blood

Bangladesh: A Legacy of BloodBangladesh A Legacy of Blood is a book written by journalist Anthony Mascarenhas The book chronicles the bloody coups and uprisings in the post independence Bangladesh The book focuses on the two towering figures of Bangladeshi politics, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and Ziaur Rahman They are popularly


In the Light of What We Know

In the Light of What We KnowA bold, epic debut novel set during the war and financial crisis that defined the beginning of our century An investment banker approaching forty, his career collapsing and his marriage unraveling, receives a surprise visitor at his West Londontown house Confronting the disheveled figure of a South