Possible books for future SASIALIT discussions

The following books have been suggested for future discussion by the SASIALIT reading circle.
   Anonymous: "Kurukshetra" 
   Anita Rau Badami: "The Hero's Walk"/"Tamarind Mem"
   Rajeev Balasubramanyam: "In Beautiful Disguises"
   Amit Chaudhuri: "A New World" / "Real Time"
   Amit Chaudhuri (ed): "The Vintage Book of Modern Indian Literature"
   David Davidar: "The House of Blue Mangoes"
   Chitra Divakaruni: "The Unknown Errors of Our Lives"/"Sister of My Heart"
   Sohrab Homi Fracis: "Ticket to Minto: Stories of India and America"
   Indira Ganesan: "Inheritance" / "The Journey"
   Sudhir Kakar: "Ecstacy"
   Siddharth Katragadda: "Dark Rooms"
   Bharti Kirchner: "Darjeeling"
   Naiyer Masud: "Essence of Camphor"
   Pankaj Mishra: "The Romantics"
   Kiran Nagarkar: "Cuckold"
   V.S. Naipaul: "The Mystic Masseur"
   Sunil Nair: "Vignettes"
   Maniza Naqvi: "Mass Transit"
   Tahira Naqvi: "Dying in a Strange Country"
   Premchand: "Widows, Wives and Other Heroines" (tr. by David Rubin)
   Raja Rao: "Kanthapura"
   Salman Rushdie: "Fury"
   Sunny Singh: "Nani's Book of Suicides"
   Rabindranath Tagore: "Selected Short Stories" (tr. Sukanta Chaudhuri)
   Thrity Umrigar: "Bombay Time"
   Samrat Upadhyay: "Arresting God in Kathmandu"

Poetry:

   Rukmini Bhaya Nair: "The Ayodhya Cantos [and other poems]"
   Jayanta Mahapatra: "Shadow Space"
   Vijay Seshadri: "Wild Kingdom"

Deferred until more widely available:

   Jean Aransanayagam: "A Nice Burgher Girl"
   Anirudh Bahl: "Bunker 13"
   Bhabani Bhattacharya: "He Who Rides a Tiger "
   Bandula Chandraratna: "Mirage"
   Amit Chaudhuri (ed.): "The Picador Book of Modern Indian Literature"
   Keki Daruwalla: "Night River" (POETRY)
   Daya Dissanayake: "The Healer and the Drug Pusher"
   Sunil Gangopadhyaya: "Those Days"
   Neelum Saran Gour: "Speaking of '62" / "Winter Companions"
   A.B. Haqqani: "Papio"
   Attia Hosain: "Sunlight on a Broken Column"
   Ruchir Joshi: "The Last Jet-Engine Laugh"
   Adib Khan: "The Storyteller"
   Arun Kolatkar: "Jejuri" (poetry)
   Kavery Nambisan: "Mango Coloured Fish"
   Mrinal Pande: "Daughter's Daughter"/"My Own Witness"
   Manel Ratnatunga: "Saga Indonesia" (Quill Press, Australia, 1994)
   Pratibha Ray: "Yajnaseni: the Story of Draupadi"
   Joydeep Roy-Bhattacharya: "Gabriel Club"
   Nirmal Verma: "Indian Errant: Selected Stories"

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