An abandoned village, a lost tribe, a scheming minister and his unhappy wife—The Legend of Kuldhara, by Malathi Ramachandran, is a tale lost in time. Set in the gleaming deserts of Rajasthan, this historical novel interweaves three parallel tales to create a beautifully patterned story, just like a carpet that would have adorned the courts of the Rawals, the family that ruled Jaisalmer for centuries.
Giles Tillotson and Mrinalini Venkateswaran, the editors of Painting & Photography at the Jaipur Court, take readers on an artistic journey spanning two centuries in this coffee-table book, the fourth in a series of well-researched publications showcasing the collections at Jaipur’s Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum.
Vikaas Gutgutia’s Soulebration, a hardback featuring a beautiful array of wedding decor concepts, will leave you spellbound. Ferns n Petals, the event company, uses flowers to create elaborate sets of splendour and their professional expertise has been captured in this coffee-table book. The reader is left with no doubt that when it comes to wedding designs, FNP is among the very best in the country.
As wildlife enthusiasts, adventure seekers, or quite simply, a creature of nature, how much can one truly claim to know of the world of the wild? In Sariska: The Tiger Reserve Roars Again, Sunayan Sharma, the author and field director of the reserve delivers a brave insight into the lives of these majestic creatures, rescued from the fringes of extinction due to poaching, and the wildlife warriors who made it happen.