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HarperCollins India to publish Shweta Bachchan-Nanda’s debut novel, Paradise Towers

HarperCollins India is proud to announce that it has acquired the Indian subcontinent rights for Shweta Bachchan-Nanda’s debut, Paradise Towers, a heart-warming slice-of-life novel set in an apartment building in Mumbai. Paradise Towers will be published in October 2018. The acquisition includes a second work of fiction, due to be published in 2020. The two…… Continue reading HarperCollins India to publish Shweta Bachchan-Nanda’s debut novel, Paradise Towers

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HarperCollins India presents ‘The Story Of A Long Distance Marriage’ by Siddhesh Inamdar

presents a tale of love across continents The Story Of A Long Distance Marriage by Siddhesh Inamdar The love story of our times. Disarmingly honest and achingly sweet, The Story of a Long-Distance Marriage chronicles an ordinary couple’s tale of extraordinary love for each other. “We’ll always have each other to come back to.” Rohan…… Continue reading HarperCollins India presents ‘The Story Of A Long Distance Marriage’ by Siddhesh Inamdar

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Diwali in Muzaffarnagar: A Short Story by Tanuj Solanki

It was the day of Diwali, around three in the afternoon. I was in the toilet, the common toilet between my parents’ bedroom – only in name, because they haven’t slept together for fifteen years – and the room that houses my ailing grandfather. I was masturbating thinking of Marie-Anne, and I was close. I…… Continue reading Diwali in Muzaffarnagar: A Short Story by Tanuj Solanki

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The Goddess: The Story That Inspired Satyajit Ray’s ‘Devi’

The long February night refused to let the dawn break. Umaprasad woke up. He looked for his wife under the quilt, but couldn’t find her. His searching hand finally located his sixteen-year old wife curled up in one corner of the bed outside the warmth of the quilt. He slowly shifted towards his sleeping wife…… Continue reading The Goddess: The Story That Inspired Satyajit Ray’s ‘Devi’