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The Piano- Story of a Friendship

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“A graphic novel is an unusual form in children’s literature and this one uses the form well to tell a poignant story about creativity and the connection between an artist and her tools. The layering of history, with the piano being passed down to owners in different countries, is a skillful narrative device. It conveys […]

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Queen of Earth

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“This is a brilliant historical fiction grounded in thorough research. The narrative is engaging and layered. While the focus remains on a queen ruling at a time when women were not documented in historical records, the story makes room for emotional relationships as well as complex details of lifestyle from that period.”

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Unearthed- An Environmental History of Independent India

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“This book presents a range of complex environmental issues in an easy to understand manner. It frames India’s environmental challenges, from the Green Revolution to climate change, by contextualizing how Partition and the drawing of political borders impacted our environment. This rare approach sets the tone right from the beginning of the book.”

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