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  • Age of Anger: A History of the Present

    By Pankaj Mishra

    Our Price: $24.30
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780374274788
    • Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
    • Published: February 2017
  • An End to Suffering: The Buddha in the World

    By Pankaj Mishra

    Our Price: $22.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780312425098
    • Publisher: Picador
    • Published: 2004
    A search to understand the Buddha's relevance in today's world, where religious violence, poverty, and terrorism prevail. Traveling extensively through the West as well as the East, the author explores the myths and places of the Buddha's life, examines the West's 'discovery' of Buddhism, and considers the impact of Buddhist ideas on modern politics. Notes. 422p. Mishra's novel 'The Romantics' is a winner of the Los Angeles Times Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction.
  • An End to Suffering: The Buddha in the World

    By Pankaj Mishra

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780374148362
    • Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
    • Published: December 2004
    A deeply original and provocative book about the Buddha's life and his influence throughout history, told in the form of the author's search to understand the Buddha's relevance in a world where class oppression and religious violence are rife, and where poverty and terrorism cast a long, constant shadow. Mishra is the author of 'The Romantics' and a frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books, Granta, and The Time Literary Supplement.
  • End to Suffering: The Buddha In the World

    By Pankaj Mishra

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780330392785
    • Publisher: PICADOR
    • Published: October 2004
    In An End to Suffering, Pankaj Mishra, one of the most compelling writers of his generation, has created an original, provocative, and moving book. His prose weaves together memoir and politics, travel and biography, history and philosophy in a narrative that slices to the heart of our troubled times, offering, through the life and teachings of the Buddha, an exceptionally insightful vision of the world today.
  • From the Ruins of Empire: The Revolt Against the West and the Remaking of Asia

    By Pankaj Mishra

    Our Price: $16.20
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781250037718
    • Publisher: Picador
    • Published: August 2013
  • India In Mind: An Anthology

    By Pankaj Mishra

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780375727450
    • Publisher: Vintage
    • Published: January 2005
    An outstanding collection of writing, including fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, explores the people, landscape, customs, religion, and other aspects of India, in an anthology that features contributions by Allen Ginsberg, Ved Mehta, V. S. Naipaul, Mark Twain, Paul Theroux, Peter Matthiessen, Rudyard Kipling, E. M. Forster, and other notable writers. Original. 15,000 first printing.
  • Kashmir: The Case for Freedom

    By Tariq Ali

    Our Price: $19.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781844677351
    • Publisher: Verso
    • Published: October 2011
    Calling for withdrawal of Indian troops and presenting arguments in favor of the Kashmiri people's ongoing quest for self-determination, discusses Kashmir's past and present and the occupation's causes and consequences.
  • Kim

    By Rudyard Kipling

    Our Price: $8.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780812971347
    • Publisher: The Modern Library
    • Published: February 2004
    Filled with lyrical, exotic prose and nostalgia for Rudyard Kipling's native India, Kim is widely acknowledged as the author's greatest novel and a key element in his winning the 1907 Nobel Prize in Literature. It is the tale of an orphaned sahib and the burdensome fate that awaits him when he is unwittingly dragged into the Great Game of Imperialism. During his many adventures, he befriends a sage old Tibetan lama who transforms his life. As Pankaj Mishra asserts in his Introduction, "To read the novel now is to notice the melancholy wisdom that accompanies the native boy's journey through a broad and open road to the narrow duties of the white man's world: how the deeper Buddhist idea of the illusion of the self, of time and space, makes bearable for him the anguish of abandoning his childhood."
  • Temptations of the West: How to Be Modern in India, Pakistan, Tibet, and Beyond

    By Pankaj Mishra

    Our Price: $23.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780312426415
    • Publisher: Picador
    • Published: July 2007
    The author brings literary authority and political insight to bear on journeys through South Asia and considers the pressures of Western-style modernity and prosperity on the region. Beginning in India, his examination takes him from the realities of Bollywood stardom to the history of Jawaharlal Nehru's post-independence politics. In Kashmir, he reports on the brutal massacre of 35 Sikhs and its intriguing local aftermath. And in Tibet, he exquisitely parses the situation whereby the atheist Chinese government has discvovered that Tibetan Buddhism can be 'packaged and sold to tourists.' 323p.
  • The Other Hundred: 100 Faces, Places, Stories

    By Global Institute for Tomorrow

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781780743752
    • Publisher: Oneworld
    • Published: November 2013
  • The Ramayana: A Shortened Modern Prose Version of the Indian Epic

    By R. K. Narayan

    Our Price: $8.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780143039679
    • Publisher: Penguin Books
    • Published: August 2006
    A retelling of the Tamil epic poem which records Prince Rama's search for his abducted sweetheart, Sita.
  • The Romantics

    By Pankaj Mishra

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780375502743
    • Publisher: Random House
    • Published: February 2000
    Novel: a young man in India has affairs with 2 foreign women.
  • The Romantics

    By Pankaj Mishra

    Our Price: $7.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780385720809
    • Publisher: Anchor Books
    • Published: February 2001
    In a novel set in both modern-day India and Europe, a young Brahmin intellectual finds himself caught between two cultures as he seeks to find his true identity. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.
  • The Siege of Krishnapur

    By J. G. Farrell

    Our Price: $6.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781590170922
    • Publisher: New York Review Books
    • Published: July 2004
    India, 1857 - the year of the Great Mutiny, when Muslim soldiers turned in bloody rebellion on their British overlords. This time of convulsion is the subject of J.G. Farrell's Booker Prize-winining novel. The story is set in an isolated Victorian outpost on the Indian subcontinent. Rumors of strife filter in from afar and yet the members of the colonial community remain confident of their military and, above all, moral superiority. But when they find themselves under actual siege, the true character of their dominion - at once brutal, blundering, and wistful - is soon revealed to fall under the shadows of the follies of empire. 344p.
  • Yes: Screenplay and Notes

    By Sally Potter

    Our Price: $8.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781557046666
    • Publisher: NewMarket Press
    • Published: April 2005
    The only book by the writer/director of Orlando and The Tango Lesson about her daring, new movie starring Joan Allen, coming from Sony Pictures Classics in May. "How can I describe Yes? Is it a love story? It's certainly romantic, but it is also quite definitely political. And it is also funny, though you couldn't really call it a comedy," says Sally Potter about the movie she began writing immediately following 9/11 as a response to the demonization of the Arab world in the West and the simultaneous wave of hatred against America. The story: She (Joan Allen) is an Irish-American scientist who is being strangled by her marriage to Anthony. She begins an affair with He (Simon Abkarian), a Lebanese surgeon exiled in London, who is working as a cook. Sam Neill plays Anthony, the betrayed and betraying politician husband, and Shirley Henderson is a philosophical cleaner who witnesses the trail of heartbreak the lovers leave behind them, as they embark on a personal journey through several countriesfrom London and Belfast to Beirut and Havanawhich forces them to evaluate their beliefs and each other. To have her characters better express ideas which might be abstract or hard to digest, Potter chose to write their dialogue in verse, though such is the narrative drive and the strength of the performances that for much of the time this seems like just a more lyrical version of everyday speech. She says of her choice: "I read somewhere that in times of war the sales of poetry books go up. It's as though we need to use our most clear and rich tool, which is the tool of language, to express the subtleties and the nuances of our experience. And I think that verse is a kind of structure that allows us to explore language in a more interesting, more heightened way, than we tend to in everyday conversation." In addition to the complete screenplay and filmmaker's notes, the book includes essays written exclusively for this edition by the acclaimed, literary figures John Berger and Pankaj Mishra. 20 color photos.

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