As the latest transitioner at Gravepyres, Joseph Srinivas has a lot on his plate … practising Cloudforming, studying Mathamythics, understanding Decomposition and learning how to ‘See’. But the only thing he really wants to learn is how to get home. Back to his parents and little sister. When he stumbles upon the secret of the […]
A month-by-month exploration, in words and pictures, tracking the changing seasons through the course of one year in one rather special corner of southwest England. Kingcombe is one of the very few places left in the country that has never been treated with pesticides, herbicides or chemical fertilizers, so the biodiversity in the wildflower meadows […]
Be transported into dystopian cities and alternate universes. Hang out with unicorns, cyborgs and pixies. Learn how to waltz in outer space. Be amazed and beguiled by a fairy tale with an unexpected twist, a futuristic take on a TV cooking show, and a playscript with tentacles. In other words, get ready for a wild ride! These ‘stories of imagination and daring’, which I co-edited with Kirsty Murray and Payal Dhar come […]
India is changing. At the heart of the change are its women. With stunning photographs by six renowned Magnum photographers, and a selection of specially commissioned essays, Women Changing India offers a window into the lives of women living in India today, their complex realities and their aspirations for a better world. Contributors include: Urvashi […]
Some of the key moments in 2,000 years of Indian history – from the sacking of Nalanda University to the first Maruti 800 car. A fun, fact-packed, dip-into book for kids aged 8 and up.
Discover the people and traditions of one of the most colourful countries in the world.
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