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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.

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In ‘Jaipur Quilts’, Krystyna Holmstrom transports the reader to the quaint
by-lanes of the Pink City, offering a glimpse at the genesis of Jaipur’s quilts and the art of quilt making.

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Since time immemorial, Rajasthan has been synonymous with rich heritage, traditions and colourful festivities. Vibhuti Sachdev outlines the various rituals and practices and how they continue to be an integral part of Jaipur and its people in her coffee-table book Festivals At The Jaipur Court.

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An expert in the field of arms and armour, Dr Robert Elgood, the author of Arms and Armour at the Jaipur Court, brings us a taste of royal warfare through photographs and extensive research on a large number of arms on display at the Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum in Jaipur, in his brilliantly-illustrated coffee-table book.

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Significant observations on the journey of a marriage and an adoring portrayal of an extraordinary woman make She & Me, Padma Shri Bhavarlal H Jain’s memoir of his devoted wife Kantabai, a remarkable read.

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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.

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Q&A

Alka Saraogi won the Sahitya Akademi Award in 2001 for her very first novel. Fourteen years later, she is out with her fifth novel—Jankidas Tejpal Mansion—set in Calcutta during the 1970s. In conversation with MARWAR, Saraogi talks about her protagonist’s need to protect his roots and identity, and her own desire to look for the extraordinary within the ordinary.

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Breaking free from stereotypes surrounding baniyas, Nikhil Inamdar’s book highlights the community’s ability to adapt to changes.

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