Black November | Speaking Tiger
Edited by Ishmeet Kaur Chaudhry
The anthology on the Sikh massacres of 1984, comprising interviews and affidavits (including that of Khushwant Singh) of survivors, personal narratives, short stories, plays and poems, records the systematic violence and trauma inflicted on the community, explores its lasting effects and the wounds that are yet to heal.
Truck De India | Simon & Schuster
On a 10,000-km-long trip, hitchhiking with truckers across India, a journalist catalogues conversations, truck art, corruption, sexual proclivities, even ghost stories. His curiosity, along with fascinating encounters, make the travelogue a pacey read and provide insights on different regions—from Kashmir to Cape of Comorin and insurgency-hit highways of Manipur and Nagaland.
Life On Juhu Beach | Chitralekha
by Maulik Kotak
The coffee-table book on Juhu beach, Mumbai, delves into the landmark’s diverse facets and the people who visit it. Festival celebrations, cricket aficionados, hawkers, fitness freaks, lovers and family outings populate its pages. Poetic and poignant frames, interspersed with the everyday, capture the pulse of the locale.