• Tuhin A. Sinha and Ambalica The great tribal warriors of Bharat (Rupa) honors unsung heroes, members of tribal communities who fought the British. The book begins with Tilka Manjhi, who unleashed the guerrillas to fight the British, and features Jaipal Singh Munda, one of the Constituent Assembly’s most nuanced speakers. These freedom fighters came from all parts of India, including the northeast and south, and from all tribes.

  • Bombay Imagined: An Illustrated History of the Unbuilt City by architect Robert Stephens compiles all the unrealized projects that could have shaped the city, from an underground railway, rehabilitation plans to monsoon control canals. He also highlighted some figures from his past who deserve a better place in the canons of historical figures who shaped Bombay/Mumbai.
  • After being out of print for over a decade, Jeet Thayil’s collection of poems, These errors are correct (Penguin), is back in a new avatar. Meditation on mourning, the illustrated book takes readers through verses of tenderness and rage where time merges into a continuous present.

  • Ghosts are everywhere in a collection of nine Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhay stories. Translated by Devalina Mookerjee, Taranath Tantrik and other talessupernatural (Speaking Tiger), the nine short stories blur the line between reality and the supernatural world.