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.