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The Last Devadasi: A Novel
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 66,000. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2018 by Open Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
With its turbulent passions amid social upheavals, The Last Devadasi takes readers on a sensual feast in the 1970s palm-shaded trading city of Madras.
The Anthropocene Chronicles part I
Series: Anthropocene Chronicles. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,380. Language: British English. Published: August 24, 2017 by From The 3rd Story Productions ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
first half of a two-part collection of short stories told from the perspectives of individuals who live in a future dystopian world controlled by Artificial Intelligence.
Mark of the Pterren
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 293,900. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
In an ancient future ruled by a warrior race of winged humans, a young king confronts the corruption terrorizing his people, and sets his kingdom on a path toward civil war.
Michelle Alexander’s The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Civil & human rights, Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
This is a Summary of Michelle Alexander’s The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness With dazzling candor, legal scholar Michelle Alexander argues that by targeting black men through the War on Drugs and decimating communities of color, the U.S. criminal justice system functions as a contemporary system of racial control.
The Other Side of the Median
Price: Free! Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Early every morning, before even the first, red moon finished rising above the horizon of his farm, Jaime Marquez worked - wanting a better life for his son than the one he himself had been allotted at birth. Then Jaime’s mind opened to the other world, and he decided. He had to escape.
Love Of Generation
Price: Free! Words: 33,780. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: June 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Love of Generation is a contemporary fiction novel which has all emotions including soulful poetry. Book swings in between the reality and destiny. But will hung your heart to the word ‪'‎Love'‬ and eyes to the page.
CASTE : The Unexplored Territories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,630. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
Caste is a relic of dark ages. It did not evolve into a modernized version in the natural course of events as the people of India were not the real custodians of Indian society, having been under foreign rule for many years and those rulers finding great use in caste. Why it still clings on to India, when rest of the world are free of remnants of bygone eras, is analyzed here.
Untouchable Friends
Price: Free! Words: 34,290. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Essay » Sociology
In the 1970s Baya and other children in the Rajasthan desert region worked as sweepers at houses, where they were treated as untouchables. Although outsiders kept away from them, they enjoyed each others company, being good friends. Feudal attitudes influenced the life of all the sweeper families. The book also deals with death rites, Ganga water rites, Chandals and the meaning of outcasting.
Many Untouchable Castes
Price: Free! Words: 45,560. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The book is about caste competition in feudal Rajasthan in the mid-20th century. About groups segregated by highcaste Hindus in the Marvar desert region. Castes heavily burdened by ageold customs prescribed by the feudal elite. The behaviour towards ritual untouchables. Attempts to rise in the society by leaving work disdained by others. As narrated by Tan Dan, a villager of the area.
K.O.T.A (Kiss Of The Angel)
Price: Free! Words: 52,370. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
'I always had the notion of two types of academic life in India- school life and college life. But then I came to know about the third.' These are the words of Akash Malhotra, a guy whose life is in mess because of three things- 1) He is an IIT aspirant. 2) He is in love with Smita. 3) He is in Kota. Kota. The abode of study. A place that breathes competition.
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