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Jaipur Jamboree

Jaipur Jamboree
  • Author(s): Kala Sambasivan, Ambika Sambasivan (Illustrator)
  • Location(s): Jaipur
  • Genre(s): Children
  • Era(s): N/A

The beautiful city of Jaipur is rejoicing. The Maharajah and his people, all dressed in their best, are getting ready to welcome the Emir from faraway Dubai. But behind all the music, dancing and gaiety, there is something very...

The Secret Keeper of Jaipur

The Secret Keeper of Jaipur
  • Author(s): Alka Joshi
  • Location(s): Jaipur
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Second half 20th Century

Jaipur Trilogy 2 A NEW NOVEL BY THE AUTHOR OF THE HENNA ARTIST, A REESE’S BOOK CLUB PICK ‘Captivated me from the first chapter to the last page.’ Reese Witherspoon on The Henna Artist In New York Times bestselling...

Jaipur Journals

Jaipur Journals
  • Author(s): Namita Gokhale
  • Location(s): Jaipur
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Modern

A brilliant, funny, and moving account of the characters that make festivals tick. There are the authors enjoying moments of adulation after years of creative isolation and the star-struck public allowed to mingle with their cultural icons.  And those...

A Princess Remembers: The Memoirs of the Maharani of Jaipur

A Princess Remembers: The Memoirs of the Maharani of Jaipur
  • Author(s): Gayatri Devi
  • Location(s): Jaipur
  • Genre(s): Biography
  • Era(s): 20th century

She is the daughter of the Maharaja of Cooch Behar and the widow of the Maharaja of Jaipur. She was raised in a sumptuous palace staffed with 500 servants and she shot her first panther when she was twelve....

The Henna Artist

The Henna Artist
  • Author(s): Alka Joshi
  • Location(s): Jaipur
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1950s

Vivid and compelling in its portrait of one woman’s struggle for fulfillment in a society pivoting between the traditional and the modern, The Henna Artist opens a door into a world that is at once lush and fascinating, stark...

The Twentieth Wife

The Twentieth Wife
  • Author(s): Indu Sundaresan
  • Location(s): Rajasthan
  • Genre(s): Historical
  • Era(s): 1600s

An enchanting historical epic of grand passion and adventure, this debut novel tells the captivating story of one of India’s most controversial empresses — a woman whose brilliance and determination trumped myriad obstacles, and whose love shaped the course...

A Fantastic State of Ruin: The Painted Towns of Rajasthan

A Fantastic State of Ruin: The Painted Towns of Rajasthan
  • Author(s): David Zurick
  • Location(s): Shekhawati
  • Genre(s): Photography
  • Era(s): Modern looking back to 18th/19th Century

The first art-photography study of the painted towns of Shekhawati, India The book documents a unique and extraordinary vernacular architecture that is fast disappearing from the world due to neglect and urban development A visual account of small-town life...

Fast Track to Glory

Fast Track to Glory
  • Author(s): Tomasz Chrusciel
  • Location(s): Europe, Jaipur
  • Era(s): Contemporary

***FINALIST IN THE 2016 READERS’ FAVORITE INTERNATIONAL BOOK AWARD CONTEST*** A long-lost artefact… Nina Monte has worked hard to achieve her dreams. At thirty-six she’s one of Italy’s youngest professors, and renowned for her knowledge of the ancient world. Old...

Before the Rains

Before the Rains
  • Author(s): Dinah Jefferies
  • Location(s): Rajasthan
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): 1930s

1930, Rajputana, India. Since her husband’s death, 28-year-old photojournalist Eliza’s only companion has been her camera. When the British Government send her to an Indian princely state to photograph the royal family, she’s determined to make a name for...

Singles and Spice

Singles and Spice
  • Author(s): Elaine Spires
  • Location(s): Delhi, Rajasthan
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Romance
  • Era(s): Contemporary

A singles’ holiday to India’s Golden Triangle – Taj Mahal, the pink city of Jaipur, tiger-spotting in Ranthambore, the noisy, crowded streets of Delhi – all go to make up a trip that is hot, humid and spicy. Eve...

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