May You Be The Mother
of a Hundred Sons - This novel focuses on the author's
interactions with the women of India. A wonderful resource
for those who are interested in women's issues.
Culture Shock! India
- This is the ultimate guide for travelers who
want to be as unobtrusive as possible on the culture of India.
This book helps one assimilate to customs, traditions, food,
communication, the perception Indians have toward poverty
and destiny, amongst innumerable other issues.
Karma Cola -
by Gita Mehta. A witty documentary satire that offers a better
understanding of the Hindu religion. If spiritual enlightenment
is of interest to you or a goal while in India, this work
is a must read.
Snakes and Ladders
- by Gita Mehta. An unflinching assessment of modern-day India
in an account that is entertaining, informative, and wholly
- by Salmon Rushdie. A novel set at the time of India's independence.
It traces the lives of a handful of Indians born on independence
day through the post colonial period.
by K.M. Sen. A well written comprehensive guide to the predominant
religion in India.
May 1997. This issue is dedicated to India, focusing on the
country's 50th year of independence.
- June 23, 1997. This issue is dedicated to fiction about
- A 1982 British-Indian production that offers a sweeping
account of the life and time of Mohanadas Gandhi. Winner of
eight Oscar Awards.
- This film chronicles the life of a young country boy who
struggles to survive on the streets of Bombay. A 1988 India-British