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10 INDIAN ANIMALS YOU MAY NEVER AGAIN SEE IN THE WILD

This book tells the survival stories of ten of India’s rarest animals. A few have made truly heroic comebacks from the very brink of extinction; others have not been so lucky and are spiralling to their almost inevitable doom.

The Asiatic Lion | The Great Indian Bustard | The Blackbuck | The Vulture | The Rhino | The Hoolock Gibbon | The Forest Owlet | The Gharial | The Lion-tailed Macaque | The River Dolphin

Conservation writer and award-winning novelist, Ranjit Lal writes an engrossing account of how human callousness has driven so many beautiful animals and birds out of their natural habitats.

10 INDIAN MONARCHS WHOSE AMAZING STORIES YOU MAY NOT KNOW

This book tells the stories of ten Indian monarchs who find, at best, passing mention in the history textbooks we read, though their lives were exciting and their achievements considerable:

Ajatashatru | Bindusara | Rudradaman | Pulakeshin II | Jayapida | Didda | Ramapala | Abbakka | Chand Bibi | Ahilyabai Holkar

Historian and award-winning novelist, Devika Rangachari writes absorbing tales of the men and women who shaped lives and kingdoms in their times.

10 INDIAN WOMEN WHO WERE THE FIRST TO DO WHAT THEY DID

This book tells the stories of ten Indian women who were pioneers in diverse fields. While their stories and challenges are different, what is common is that they all opened up the way for all women to achieve their dreams.

Savitribai Phule | Kadambini Ganguly | Cornelia Sorabji | Anasuya Sarabhai | Jaddan Bai Hussain | Lakshmi Sahgal | Indira Gandhi | A Lalitha | CB Muthamma | PT Usha

Award-winning writer Shruthi Rao writes absorbing tales of the lives, times and societies that these women lived and worked in.

10 INDIAN CHAMPIONS WHO ARE FIGHTING TO SAVE THE PLANET

This book tells the stories of ten Indian conservationists working in diverse ways to save the world from human destructiveness, often facing seemingly insurmountable odds.

Romulus Whitaker| Parineeta Dandekar| Rohan Arthur| Vidya athreya| Aparajita Datta| Jay mazoomdaar| Minal pathak| Rohan Chakravarti| kavitha kuruganti| Lakshmi kamble|

Bijal Vachharajani and Radha Rangarajan write about the inspiring lives of people who are striving to solve the most pressing problems on this planet—from climate change to habitat degradation, and from food insecurity to species loss.

10 INDIAN HEROES WHO HELP PEOPLE LIVE WITH DIGNITY

This book tells the stories of ten Indian heroes who have been working in diverse fields to help society’s most vulnerable live a better life-from securing mobility rights for people of manual scavenging. What they have in common is the desire to see all people live a life of dignity.

This book tells the stories of ten mysterious people, styles and objects in Indian art from the prehistoric period to the present day-and in the process, it captures some of the diversity and range of the very large canvas we call Indian art. The stories told here include those of:

The Bhimbetka paintings
The evolution of the Buddha
The Ajanta caves
The Kailashanatha temple
The Pithora paintings
Women artists of the Mughal era
Bani Thani
Indian yellow
Manaku of Guler
The Sripuranthan Shiva Nataraja

Mamta Nainy explores diverse artistic periods, explains different art forms, and gives insights into the lives of artists working in different times and spaces, one curious case at a time.

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