NIYOGI BOOKS

Featured Content

In Focus

Zara, the suicide-prone protagonist of ambiguous gender, is raised as a son by her father. She has never been able to cry and so when she meets Zaid, a former…
Read More

Ambitious Literature

People all over the world read for information, education and entertainment. The habit of reading may be part of an ambitious project of self-improvement that many individuals practise through their…
Read More

April-May 2019 | New Release

This April we bring forth some interesting titles for our readers: Socioliterary Cultures in South Asia presents seventeen studies on authors, texts, and issues under three sections that represent different…
Read More

LAUNCH OF PICTURESQUE INDIA: A JOURNEY IN EARLY PICTURE POSTCARDS (1896 – 1947)

Niyogi Books have brought forth an attractive collection of vintage Indian picture postcards, curated along the travel routes of that time, with their newly published title Picturesque India: A Journey…
Read More

Literary Revolt against Jallianwala Bagh Massacre

A writer, editor, translator, and activist, Rakshanda Jalil has provided yeomen’s service to the cause of Urdu language and literature. On the occasion of the centenary of the Jallianwala Bagh…
Read More

Rabindranath Tagore’s Returning of Knighthood

Theodore Adorno, in his 1949 essay, “Cultural Criticism and Society”, said: ‘There can be no poetry after Auschwitz’. Perhaps in the Indian context, one could say that there cannot be…
Read More

Other Words, Other Worlds… An Interview with Geetanjali Shree, Author of ‘Mai’

    We approached celebrated writer Geetanjali Shree with certain questions in mind: How is a well-recognized Hindi writer faring in International languages? Do the translations enhance her readership in…
Read More