Pramoedya Ananta Toer
THE BURU QUARTET
Translated with Introductions by Max Lane
“A complex and colorful batik of political,
intellectual, and social life in the Dutch East
Indies at the turn of the 20th century.”
—The New York Times Book Review
THIS EARTH OF MANKIND
“A powerful love story and a tale of a young
man’s growing maturity in a land corrupted
by political repression.”—The Washington Post
Penguin 368 pp. 0-14-025635-0 $13.95
CHILD OF ALL NATIONS
“Focuses on Minke, a young, European-schooled Javanese writer—an ‘educated native’
—fighting for his rights in the Dutch East
Indies at the turn of the century.”—Booklist.
Penguin 352 pp. 0-14-025633-4 $14.00
“Minke embarks on a personal odyssey of
self-discovery, emerging as an active participant in the movement for self-determination.
...Stunning historical fiction.”—Booklist.
Penguin 480 pp. 0-14-025634-2 $14.00
HOUSE OF GLASS
“The Quartet’s final volume...[is] one of the most
ambitious undertakings in postwar world literature—from beginning to end.”—The New Yorker.
Penguin 384 pp. 0-14-025679-2 $14.00
or, The True and Incredible
Adventures of the Spice Trader
Who Changed the Course of History
“Fascinating...an epic tale, told superbly.”
—The Wall Street Journal. B/w illustrations.
Penguin 400 pp. 0-14-029260-8 $13.95
Also in Penguin: Samurai William, see page 5
Aung San Suu Kyi
FREEDOM FROM FEAR
and Other Writings
Edited by Michael Aris
Foreword to the First Edition by Václav Havel
Foreword to the Second Edition
by Archbishop Desmond Tutu
A collection of writings from the Nobel Peace
Prize–winning human rights activist. Contains
speeches, letters, and interviews, and includes
the text of the Nobel Peace Prize speech delivered by her son.
Penguin 416 pp. 0-14-025317-3 $14.95
LETTERS FROM BURMA
Introduction by Fergal Keane
In this collection of writings from her six years
of imprisonment in Rangoon, the author
paints a vivid and fundamentally optimistic
picture of her native land, displaying her
vision, humanity, and commitment to political
and ethnic harmony.
Penguin 384 pp. 0-14-026403-5 $15.00
f FINDING GEORGE ORWELL IN BURMA
“A many-faceted book, beautifully written by
almost the only westerner who speaks proper
Burmese, knows Burma and its inhabitants
well, and has been able to record their feelings
under the shadow of the tyranny.”—The Times
Literary Supplement. “Fascinating...superb.”—
The Observer. 240 pp.
The Penguin Press 1-59420-052-1 $22.95
f THE ROUGH GUIDE
MAP OF SOUTH INDIA
Rough Guides 1-84353-363-4
Mulk Raj Anand
Preface by E. M. Forster 160 pp.
Penguin Classics 0-14-018395-7
A Graphic Novel
Played out in the corridors of Connaught Place
and Calcutta, this story captures the alienation
and fragmented reality of urban life through an
imaginative alchemy of text and image.
Penguin India 112 pp. 0-14-303138-4 $13.00
Available May 2005
f SIMOQIN PROPHESIES
India’s first-ever science fiction/fantasy genre
novel in English.
Penguin India 512 pp. 0-14-303043-4 $7.99
Available May 2005
f LANDOUR DAYS
A Writer’s Journal
One of India’s most beloved writers records
the timeless rhythm of life during one year
in his mountain hometown of Landour,
Penguin India 160 pp. 0-670-91170-4 $10.00
THE MAHARAJAH’S BOX
An Exotic Tale of Espionage, Intrigue,
and Illicit Love in the Days of the Raj
“An entertaining and well-researched biography of a flamboyant but ultimately tragic
figure caught between two cultures.”—The
Observer (London). 37 b/w photographs.
Overlook 474 pp. 1-58567-293-9 $29.95
f WHITE MUGHALS
Love and Betrayal
in Eighteenth-Century India
“Brilliant, poignant, and compassionate, an
important reminder...that it has always been
possible to build bridges between Islam and
the West.”—Karen Armstrong. “The history of
the British in India will never be the same
after this book.”—Ahmed Rashid.
Penguin 512 pp. 0-14-200412-X $16.00
Finalist for the Kiriyama Pacific Rim Book Prize;
A Times Literary Supplement Book of the Year
CITY OF DJINNS
A Year in Delhi
“Delightful...surely one of the funniest books
about India.”— The Times Literary Supplement.
Peels back the layers of Delhi’s centuries-old
history, revealing an extraordinary array of
characters along the way—from eunuchs to
descendants of great Mughals.
B/w illustrations throughout.
Penguin 352 pp. 0-14-200100-7 $15.00
Craig Joseph Danner
“[A novel] based on the author’s experiences as
a physician’s assistant in a remote Himalayan
village...a quiet, sympathetic and emotionally
resonant story.”—Publishers Weekly.
Plume 320 pp. 0-452-28387-6 $13.00
Pacific Northwest Book Award Winner
Monica Das, editor
f HER STORY SO FAR
Tales of the Girl Child in India
Showcases short fiction on the subject of the
girl child by some of India’s finest writers—
Phakirmohan Senapathy, Ashapurna Devi,
Kamala Das, Indira Goswami, Amrita Pritam,
Mrinal Pande, Pratibha Ray, Mahasweta Devi,
Ambai, Ismat Chughtai and others. These stories cut across social, economic, and regional
divides to reveal what life is like for a girl
growing up in India.
Penguin India 224pp. 0-14-303042-6 $12.00