Reading Books in still in Vogue


I am not a voracious reader, but I try to read books (and yes the printed variety) whether I am in trains, buses, trams, waiting rooms and even rest rooms🙂.

Some of the books I read in last 6 months. Reflecting on them as the academic semester has almost come to an end: 

  • Language ideology and power – Tariq Rehman, 2008, Orient Longman
  • मानक हिन्दी – ब्रजमोहन, 1979, दि मैकमिलन कंपनी
  • Cinema Bhojpuri – Avijit Ghosh, 2010, Penguin India.
  • Indian Cinema: the faces behind the mask – Anil Saari, 2011, OUP
  • विश्व के मानचित्र पर हिन्दी – रविन्द्रनाथ श्रीवास्तव, 1983, सूचना और प्रसारणं मंत्रालय, भारत सरकार
  • हिन्दी ध्वनिकी और ध्वनिमी – रमेश चंद्र महरोत्रा, 1980, मुन्शीराम मनोहरलाल
  • खड़ी बोली हिन्दी का सामाजिक इतिहास – ललित मोहन अवस्थी, 1988, ओरिएण्ट लॉन्गमैन
  • A history of the Hindi Grammatical traditions – Tej k. Bhatia, 1987, Brill
  • Samskara: A Rite for a Dead Man, U R Ananthamurthy, 2012, OUP
  • दूसरी दुनिया: एक आत्मीय संचयन, निर्मल वर्मा, 2005, राजकमल प्रकाशन
  • Sacred Spaces: Exploring Traditions of Shared Faith in India – Yoginder singh Sikand, 2003, Penguin India.
  • सिंह सेनापति – राहुल सांकृत्यायन, 1961, किताबमहल
  • The Essential Sudhir Kakkar – Sudhir Kakkar, 2011, OUP
  • दिवोदास, राहुल सांकृत्यायन, 1961, किताबमहल
  • Hindi Phonology – Shaligram Shukla, 2000, Lincom Europa
  • Hindi Morphology – Shaligram Shukla 2001, Lincome Europa
  • Literature & Nationalist Ideology: Writing Histories of Modern Indian Languages – Hans Harder (Ed.), 2010, Orient Blackswan
  • India and the Mughal Dynasty- Valerie Berinstain, 1998, Harry N Abrams
  • The Marwaris: from traders to industrialists – Thomas Timburg, 1978, Vikas Publications
  • चर्चित दलित कहानियाँ – कुसुम वियोगी, 1997, ललित प्रकाशन
  • हिन्दी में संयुक्त क्रियाएँ – काशीनाथ सिंह, 1976, रचना प्रकाशन
  • Hinduism and Modernity – David Smith, 2003, Wiley Blackwell
  • Chutneyfying English – Rita Kothari (Ed.), 2011, Penguin Global
  • Moebius Trip: Digressions from India’s Highways – Giti Thandani, 2007. Spinifex Press
  • Gods & Godmen of India- Khuswant Singh, 2006, Harper Collins
  • India after Gandhi – Ram Chandra Guha, 2007, Harper Perennial
  • A Book of India : an anthology of prose and poetry from the Indian sub-continent- B N Pandey, 2002, Rupa & Company
  • India – Stanley Wolpert, 2009, University of California Press
  • Language versus Dialect: Linguistic and Literary Essays on Hindi, Tamil and Sarnami – Mariola Offredi (Ed.), 1990, Manohar Publications

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