Selection Day by Aravind Adiga
The 2008 Man Booker Prize winner returns with another page-turner set in the Mumbai cricket world.
Kohinoor by William Dalrymple
From the mines of Golconda to the Mughal court and Queen Victoria’s crown, Dalrymple narrates the story of the world’s most famous diamond.
Shylock is My Name by Howard Jacobson
Winner of the 2010 Man Booker Prize for The Finkler Question, Jacobson returns with a modern-day retelling of William Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice.
The Noise of Time by Julian Barnes
The British author’s next, after the Man Booker-winning The Sense of an Ending (2011), looks at art and power in Stalin’s Russia through the career of Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich.
In Other Words by Jhumpa Lahiri
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author’s memoir, In Other Words, has been written in Italian. It looks at the process of learning to express oneself in another language. Exploring issues of exile, linguistic and otherwise, the book will be presented in a dual-language format.
Chronicles: On Our Troubled Times
By Thomas Piketty
Chronicles comprises the very best of Thomas Piketty’s writing for the French journal Liberation from the past 10 years.