Niyogi Books

White Crane, Lend Me Your Wings | Out Now

By | March 9th, 2017|

A posthumous novel by DrTsewang Yishey Pemba, the founding father of Tibetan-English literature, White Crane, Lend me your Wings is a historical fiction set in the breathtakingly beautiful Nyarong Valley in the Kham province of [...]

The Ramayana In Bengali Folk Paintings | Out Now

By | March 6th, 2017|

The images presented in this book take us into the heart of the rich folk tradition of India. Of that heritage, the display of paintings accompanied by comments recited or sung has been a part [...]

Rajasthani Stories Retold | Out Now

By | February 27th, 2017|

Rajasthan continues to fascinate the world for many reasons. Some of the more obvious ones include its colours, music and dance, venerable history, forts, fortifications, palaces, step-wells and old towns, and rich textile tradition. Rajasthan [...]

Ajmer Sharif | Out Now

By | February 23rd, 2017|

Ajmer Sharif, the heart of homage for thousands of all faiths, welcomes a tidal wave of humanity for the saint known as Gharib Nawaz (Benefactor of the Poor), whose spiritual order is the most lyrical [...]

Heritage and Humanism—Niyogi Books at the Jaipur Literature Festival 2017

By | January 29th, 2017|

Niyogi Books has a long association with the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF), which celebrated its 10th anniversary this year. This year Jaipur Book Mark (JBM), the publishers’ conference where book rights and deals are discussed, [...]

Profane & Profound: Only a Shade Apart

By | January 3rd, 2017|

...musings from Bangalore Lit Fest  My first outing as a panellist in a literary festival is not at all deficient in fond recollection. G. Sampath, Gurcharan Das, Rosalyn D’Mello as co-panellists and Ananth Padmanabhan to [...]

Heritage Lover ‘Vikramjit Singh Rooprai’ selects his #bestreads2016

By | January 2nd, 2017|

Vikramjit Singh Rooprai is a Heritage Activist and Founder of Youth for Heritage Foundation. He developed innovative techniques to spread awareness about history and challenged the traditional way of teaching. His methods include promoting heritage [...]

A little bit of Kindness…

By | January 1st, 2017|

At the stroke of midnight on New Year’s Eve, when the jamborees erupt in a boisterous babel, wishing each other a happy and prosperous new year, I remember a few lines by the Scottish poet [...]

Designer & dog lover ‘Misha Oberoi’ selects her #bestreads2016

By | December 31st, 2016|

The year that has passed has been more work and less play... mainly thanks to Niyogi Books 😉 So my interaction with books has been more of designing and less of reading, and yes, a [...]

Sundance International longlisted Screenwriter ‘Sanchit Gupta’ selects his #bestreads2016

By | December 30th, 2016|

A brand management professional for 7 years, Sanchit Gupta is now an author and a screenwriter. His school and college days were spent doing theatre and preparing for debates and public speeches, something that he [...]

Tibetologist, Poet & a Mother ‘Shelly Bhoil’ selects her #bestreads2016

By | December 29th, 2016|

Living between India and Brazil, Shelly Bhoil is a research scholar on Tibet, an aspiring poet, and also a mother. Her first poetry book, An Ember from her Pyre, published in 2016, is written between whistles [...]

Niyogi Books’ Author ‘Sudipto Das’ selects his #bestreads2016

By | December 28th, 2016|

  An engineer by profession, a musician by passion and an author out of compassion, Sudipto Das, an alumnus of IIT Kharagpur, is a veteran in the semiconductor industry, a violinist in the band Kohal [...]

Best Read Series’ 16

By | December 28th, 2016|

The Best Read series for the year 2016 by Niyogi Books doesn’t focus on books published in the year 2016 only, but it focuses on the contributions reading has made to your life and what [...]

The Saga Of Muziris | OUT NOW

By | December 28th, 2016|

The Saga of Muziris is a fascinating tale of the glory and decline of a major port, a hub of maritime trade in Kerala, in South India, which had mysteriously disappeared from the face of [...]

My Red Butterfly | OUT NOW

By | December 26th, 2016|

Love is divine, love is pristine. Love could be agony, love could be bliss. It’s God’s wonderful gift. All are not ordained to be smitten by the love bug; only the chosen few are lucky.  [...]

Daniell Comes to Judgement: New & Vintage Daruwalla | OUT NOW

By | December 24th, 2016|

Daniell Comes to Judgment: New and Vintage Daruwalla is a collection of short stories by Keki N. Daruwalla, the acclaimed poet-cum-novelist of our time. There are new stories here written especially for this book in [...]


By | December 22nd, 2016|

 Matira Manisha (‘The Man of the Soil’) is one of those uncommon artistic creations which prove that good art does not have to be convoluted or obscure. The novel’s enduring appeal lies in its very [...]

The Tree with a thousand apples | OUT NOW

By | December 20th, 2016|

Inspired by true events, this riveting narrative traces the lives of Safeena Malik, Deewan Bhat and Bilal Ahanagar, three childhood friends who grow up in an atmosphere of peace and amity in Srinagar, Kashmir, until [...]

The Voice of a Victim

By | December 12th, 2016|

Social media today is the place for the fourth battle of Panipat and the third world war. If Napoleon was born today, his Waterloo would have been a poorly written tweet and in the kingdom [...]

World AIDS Day: Let’s Give Sex Education Some Uptown Funk

By | December 1st, 2016|

According to a 2013 study, in India there is a wide gap between the number of people who consider sex education as important and the number of people who actually receive it. Now, this is [...]

SRK: 25 Years of a Life | OUT NOW

By | November 12th, 2016|   Here is the link to the Book Premiere wherein King Khan showed his emotional side to everyone present there. He is humble and hasn't forgotten the people from the past who made him [...]

The Loss of Childhood

By | November 2nd, 2016|

A few months ago, the game Pokemon became a rage on our smartphones. It had fictional characters around us that we needed to find, give a home to, and nurture with potions and power boosters [...]

Come Autumn

By | October 28th, 2016|

Come late September or early October…the ruddy autumn sunlight would creep in through chinks in my bedroom window shutters and fall squarely on my pillow at day break. I would know in my semi wakefulness [...]

Androgyny and Female Impersonation in India: Naribhav ‘OUT NOW’

By | October 25th, 2016|

Androgyny is an engaging subject of discussion and research in the present times. This volume makes an effort to understand concepts of androgyny and ‘nari bhav’ or sensibility of the feminine beyond the anatomy-directed definitions [...]

Keki N Daruwalla’s new book of Short Stories “Daniell Comes to Judgement”

By | October 18th, 2016|

Daniell Comes to Judgement: New & Vintage Daruwalla is a collection of short stories by Keki N Daruwalla, is the acclaimed author-cum-poet-cum-novelist at his very best. There are new stories here written especially for this [...]