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Food & Travel                                                                     P ATHFINDERS
My Bombay Kitchen: Traditional and Modern
Parsi Home Cooking by Niloufer Ichaporia King
                                                                        Bo o ks , M o v i e s , a n d M o r e o n Y o u r Fa v o r i t e Su b j e ct s
                                                                                                                                                         A Passage to
641.5954 KING
                                                                                        Portraits of India
          Insight Guides: India
          Discovery Channel
          915.40453 INDI
                                                                        Music CDs
                                                                        Basement Bhangra Music CD BASE
                                                                        The King Khan by Shah Ruhk Khan Music CD KHAN
           Touring China, Touring India DVD
Learn more from MyLibraryDV, available through our website              Documentaries
(www.bcplib.org). Download programs like American’s Test                Born Into Brothels
Kitchen: A Passage to India or any of multiple Globe Trekker            A New York photographer documenting life in the red light district of
episodes set in India.                                                  Calcutta introduces the children of prostitutes to photography. DVD
Past & Present                                                          Mother Teresa Video 271 PETR
                                                                                                                                                           Books, Movies & Music
         Indian Summer by Alex Von Tunzelmann                           The Elephants of India with Goldie Hawn                Video 599.6 ELEP             Fiction & Nonfiction
         A true tale of romance, history, and divided loyalties that
         recounts the dramatic events of Britain’s loss of its Indian
         colony. 954.03 TUNZ                                            Feature Films
                                                                        The Darjeeling Limited
           People at Odds:                      In Spite of the         Three estranged brothers (Adrien Brody, Jason Schwartzman, and Owen
           India and                            Gods: The Rise of       Wilson) take a train across India to see their mother. DVD
           Pakistan                             Modern India            Dil Se
           Heather Wagner                       Edward Luce             Love story in which a journalist ventures into sensitive military borders
           J 954.03 WAGN                        954.05 LUCE             and becomes obsessed with a mysterious woman. Subtitles. DVD

People & Memoirs                                                        Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
                                                                        Beloved Bollywood romance of opposites who fall in love then must
                                                                        convince their families of the match. Still the longest-running film in
        The Maharinis by Lucy Moore                                     Indian cinemas. Subtitles; some English. DVD
        How four Indian queens went from purdah to Parliament.
        954.03 TUNZ                                                     Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham
                                                                        Family drama about forbidden love and reconciliation set in India and
                                                                        England. Subtitles; some English. DVD
         Ghandi: A Life                        Daughter of the
         Yogesh Chadha                         Ganges                   Kuch Naa Kaho
         954.03 CHAD                           Asha Miró                An Indian living in New York visits India to attend a wedding and prob-
                                               362.73 MIRO
                                                                        lems arise when a family friend agrees to find him a bride then falls for             Slumdog Millionaire
                                                                        her himself. Subtitles. DVD                                                           (originally published as Q & A)
          Come and See:                        An Indian Dynasty:       Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India                                                        by Vikas Swarup
          A Photojournal-                      The Story of the         Oscar-nominated film about one village’s inability to pay the exorbitant
          ist’s Journey into                   Nehru-Gandhi
                                               Nehru-                   taxes demanded during 19th-century British occupation and their attempt                        FIC SWAR
                                                                        to alleviate the situation when a senior officer challenges them to a
          the World of                         Family                   game of cricket. Subtitles. DVD
          Mother Teresa                        Tariq Ali
          Linda Schaefer                       954.04 ALI               Monsoon Wedding
          271.97 SCHA                                                   An Indian woman must decide if she will proceed with her arranged
                                               A Life Less Ordinary     marriage or continue her affair with a married man. Subtitles. DVD
         Eat. Pray, Love                       Baby Halder              Sholay
         Elizabeth Gilbert                     B HALD                   Popular "cyrry" western in which two small-time crooks are hired to stop
         B GILB                                                         the man terrorizing an ex-cop’s family village. DVD

         Holy Cow: An                           Tiger Ladies: A                    If you have suggestions for future                                    B ULLITT C OUNTY P UBLIC L IBRARY
         Indian Adventure                       Memoir of Kashmir                       pathfinders, let us know!
         Sarah MacDonald                        Sudha Koul
         954 MACD                               954 KOUL                           E-mail Tracy: reference@bcplib.org                                           FEBRUARY 2009
Imaginary Journeys: Fiction From or About India
                                                                                                                                                        Books for Kids & Teens
The White Tiger                      Interpreter of Maladies                               Midnight’s Children                        Selvakumar Knew Better by Virginia Kroll
                                                                                                                                      Based on the true story of a seven-year-old boy saved by the
by Aravind Adiga                     by Jhumpa Lahiri                                      by Salman Rushdie                          family dog when the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami hit. E KROL
Novel about social inequality        Pulitzer Prize–winning story collec-                  Family saga centered on a man
and a murderer’s confession.         tion about life in modern India,                      born on the midnight of India’s            Caravan by R.A. Montgomery
Winner of the 2008 Man Booker        immigrants, and 2nd generation                        independence and consequently              A Choose Your Own Adventure book. J MONT
Prize. FIC ADIG / LT ADIG            Indian Americans. FIC LAHI                            given a remarkable gift. FIC RUSH
                                                                                                                                      The Conch Bearer by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Mandala                              Family Matters                                         A Suitable Boy by Vikram Seth             A twelve-year-old Indian boy must return a magical
by Pearl S. Buck                     by Rohinton Mistry                                     A love story at its heart, this epic      conch to its rightful home in the Himalayans. J DIVA
Jagat, a prince in the Indian        Domestic drama about a 79-year-                        tale of love, ambition, tradition,        Gay-
                                                                                                                                      Gay-Neck: The Story of a Pigeon by Dhan Gopal Mukerji
government, falls in love with       old suffering from Parkinson’s and                     humor, prejudice, and violence in         A brave carrier pigeon serving in the First World War has amazing
an American woman.                   his family's need (or refusal) to                      1950s India centers around Lata           adventures over the housetops of an Indian village, in the Himala-
FIC BUCK                             care for him. Set in modern Bom-                       (and her mother’s) attempt to find        yan Mountains, and on the French battlefield. J MUKE
                                     bay. FIC MIST                                          a “suitable boy” for Lata. FIC SETH
Sacred Games                                                                                                                          The Hero's Walk by Anita Rau Badami
by Vikram Chandra                    A Fine Balance                                         Animal’s People by Indra Sinha            In a small town in India, Sripathi Rao receives a call
When police officer Sartaj Singh     by Rohinton Mistry                                     Highly acclaimed novel of a               that his daughter has been killed in an accident in
                                                                                                                                      Canada, leaving him to raise her child. J BADA
receives an anonymous tip on a       Four strangers are forced to share                     maimed 19-year-old who lives by
Bombay crime lord, he finds          an apartment in 1975 India, in a                       his wits and is caught up in nu-          Homeless Bird by Gloria Whelan
himself enmeshed in a danger-        time of great political upheaval. A                    merous intrigues in the slums of          When 13-year-old Koly’s arranged marriage turns disas-
ous underworld plot. FIC CHAN        former Oprah’s Book Club selec-                        Khaufpur. Darkly humorous with            trous she seeks the courage to defy tradition. J WHEL /CAS J WHEL
                                     tion. FIC MIST                                         flashes of joy and lunacy. FIC SINH
The Hungry Tide                                                                                                                       Sold by Patricia McCormick
by Amitav Ghosh                      Desirable Daughters                                    The Death of Vishnu                       After leaving her poor mountain home for a job in the
A translator and an American         by Bharati Mukherjee                                   by Manil Suri                             city, thirteen-year-old Lakshmi discovers that she has
marine biologist learn the se-       The journey of three Calcutta-born                     The Hindu mythology–infused               been sold into the sex slave trade in India. J MCCO
crets of a dangerous, tiger-         women across two continents,                           story of an apartment building in         Motherland by Vineeta Vijayaraghavan
inhabited archipelago in the         transitioning from the old world to                    modern India and one resident             Fifteen-year-old Maya is unhappy when her mother
Bay of Bengal. CD BOOK GHOS          the new. FIC MUKH                                      considering his own mortality.            forces her to spend her summer in India. J VIJA
                                                                                            FIC SURI
In Times of Siege                    Ladies Coupé by Anita Nair                                                                       The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
by Githa Hariharan                   Akhila, an unmarried 45-year-old                       The Space Between Us                      Kipling’s original and adaptations including a pop-up adventure.
A quiet, middle-aged professor       who has never had a life of her                        by Thrity Umrigar                         J KIP/ J GRIN/ E REIN
becomes caretaker of a friend’s      own, buys a one-way train ticket                       The tale of an unlikely and some-
daughter; meanwhile, his his-                                                               what uneasy friendship between a          Rikki-tikki-
                                                                                                                                      Rikki-tikki-tavi by Rudyard Kipling
                                     and bonds with the five other                                                                    A courageous mongoose faces off with two black cobras. J PINK
tory class is targeted by reli-      women in her sleeping car.                             wealthy Parsi woman and her
gious extremists. FIC HARI           FIC NAIR                                               female servant. FIC UMRI
                                                                                                                                                            Fables & Folklore
The Song of Kahunsha                 The God of Small Things                                  Additional Novels                                        Seven Blind Mice by Ed Young E YOUN
by Anosh Irani                       by Arundmati Roy                         Bunker 13 by Aniruddha Bahal FIC BAHA
A ten-year-old boy struggles to      A family whose members seem                                                                                              Mouse--:
                                                                                                                                                       Once a Mouse--: A Fable Cut in Wood
                                                                              The Rains Came by Louis Bromfield FIC BROM                               by Marcia Brown E BROW
survive on the dangerous             cursed by forbidden love find their      The Palace of Illusions by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
streets of Bombay while he           lives forever changed when an            FIC DIVA                                                                 The Elephants and the Mice: A Panchatantra Story
searches for his long-lost father.   English cousin and her mother                                                                                     Retold and illustrated by Marilyn Hirsh E HIRS
FIC IRAN                                                                      Sea of Poppies by Amitav Ghosh FIC GHOS
                                     visit. FIC ROY
                                                                              Shadow of the Moon by M.M. Kaye FIC KAYE                The Nine Animals and the Well by James Rumford E RUMF
The Impressionist                    Shalimar by Rebecca Ryman                Darjeeling by Bharti Kirchner FIC KIRC
by Hari Kunzru                       Epic love story about a British          The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri FIC LAHI                  The Beautiful Blue Jay, and Other Tales of India
When his true parentage is           woman’s search for love and truth                                                                collected and edited by John W. Spellman J 398.2 SPEL
                                                                              Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri LT LAHI
revealed, 15-year-old Pran is        in the midst of England and Rus-
disowned and begins a journey                                                 East, West by Salman Rushdie FIC RUSH                   The Blue Jackal retold by Mehlli Gobhai J 398.24 GOBH
                                     sia’s struggle for control of the Silk
to survive that takes him across     Road. FIC RYMA                           The Age of Shiva by Manil Suri FIC SURI
continents. FIC KUNZ                                                          Toss of a Lemon by Padma Viswanathan FIC VISW           One Grain of Rrce: A Mathematical Folktale by Demi J 398.2 DEMI

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