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A New World

By: Chaudhuri, Amit

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2000

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18169


An Uncorrected Proof in cream-colored wrappers. Following the failure of his marriage, Jayojit Chatterjee leaves the Midwest with his young son to return home to his parents in Calcutta, where he shares their small, dark apartment while recalling his married life in America. View more info

Baumgartner's Bombay

By: Desai, Anita

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1989

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11237


An Uncorrected Proof in red printed wrappers. This novel by Desai reflects the author's background: her mother was German, her father Indian. View more info

The Murderer

By: Heath, Roy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Persea Books: 1992

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19803


Set in the author's native Guyana, this study of a man's descent into paranoia and madness won the 1978 Guardian Fiction Prize in England. The author's first novel to be published in the U.S. View more info

Looking Through Glass

By: Kesavan, Mukul

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1995

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19570


Foxing to the page edges. En route to Benaras to toss his deceased grandmother's ashes in the Ganges, the nameless narrator of this debut novel undergoes time travel and finds himself back in Delhi in 1942, where he encounters the same grandmother, a social worker. View more info

Yolk

By: Novakovich, Josip

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Saint Paul, MN, Graywolf Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17765


Warmly inscribed by Novakovich and dated 8/2/96. A short story collection set mostly in Eastern Europe. From the modern first edition collection of Michael Salkind. ; Signed by Author View more info

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April Fool's Day

By: Novakovich, Josip

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 2004

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17774


An Uncorrected Proof in illustrated wrappers. The acclaimed short story writer's debut novel tells the story of Ivan Dolinar, a Croatian Everyman born in the town of Nizograd in 1948. View more info

Anil's Ghost

By: Ondaatje, Michael

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2000

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 12487


Signed by Ondaatje. A second state Uncorrected Proof in cream colored wrappers. A small stain to the front cover. Cover art is bound in. After 15 year abroad, forensic pathologist Anil returns to Sri Lanka to help identify victims of the civil war there. This follow-up to The English Patient is the first novel Ondaatje has set in his native country. ; Signed by Author View more info

I Dream of Microwaves

By: Rahman, Imad

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 2004

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17631


Inscribed by Rahman on the title page. A debut collection of linked stories, in which a Pakistani-American actor heads for Ohio and enters an absurdist comedy like no other. From the modern first edition collection of Michael Salkind. ; Signed by Author View more info

The Day in Shadow

By: Sahgal, Nayantara

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 1972

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17554


A few small chips, and edgewear to the dust jacket. The bottom of the front flap is clipped, but the publisher's price of $6.95 is intact at the top of the flap. Creasing to the rear flap. A novel about a divorcee, and the prejudice she faces in male-dominated Indian society. View more info

A Suitable Boy

By: Seth, Vikram

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 1993

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17496


Signed by Seth. An Advance Reading Copy in illustrated wrappers. Slight creasing to the back cover. Set in the post-colonial India of the 1950s, this saga involves four families whose domestic crises illuminate the historical and social events of the era. ; Signed by Author View more info

The Guru of Love (Includes Advance Reading Copy)

By: Upadhyay, Samrat

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 2003

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17106


Whiting Award winner Upadhyay crafts a tale set in his native Nepal, where a married math teacher launches a liberating affair with a student he is tutoring. An Advance Reading Copy in illustrated wrappers is included. View more info