Bollywood: The Films! The Songs! The Stars!

Bollywood features film stills, lesser-known facts, plus historical insights, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, plot timelines, Sholay, Mughal-e-Azam, and behind-the-scenes gossip on such iconic movies as Mother India, star and producer profiles, and Bajirao Mastani. A colorful, glittering cover makes it stand out on any home library shelf, and it is the perfect package for gift-giving.

A visual tour of the glamour and color of Indian cinema in the only comprehensive illustrated guide to the world of Bollywood movies. Mumbai's charming movies, with glittering costumes and epic song-and-dance productions, have captured hearts all over the world since the early 1900s.

Bollywood Kitchen: Home-Cooked Indian Meals Paired with Unforgettable Bollywood Films

Along with each healthy and easy-to-prepare meal, Sri has paired one of his favorite Bollywood movies. You’re invited to a party where the food and entertainment are both in Technicolor. Indian cuisine and indian cinema known as Bollywood share much in common – bold colors and flavors with plenty of drama.

Home-cooked indian-american food is surprisingly simple to make, using ingredients readily available in your local grocery store. In this book you’ll find dinner menus and brunch menus, menus for kids and menus for cocktail parties. But to the uninitiated, they can seem dizzying. It’s “dinner and a movie” in this vibrant, beautifully photographed tour of Indian food and films.

Sri will introduce each film to you, explaining why you’ll love it, and letting you in on some juicy morsels from behind the scenes. Let sri Rao be your guide. The popularity of indian food has grown immensely in recent years – and for good reason. But as sri points out in bollywood Kitchen – you’ve probably never tasted real Indian food.

As one of the only americans working in bollywood, he’s taken his mom’s authentic, home-cooked recipes and adapted them for the modern, and as an avid cook, Sri is an expert on Indian musical films, American kitchen. Every one of these films is a musical, packed with dazzling song-and-dance numbers that are the hallmark of Bollywood, beloved by millions of fans all over the world.

It’s a unique treasure for Indian food lovers, as well as fans of world cinema.

The Illustrated Mahabharata: The Definitive Guide to India s Greatest Epic

With more than 500 stunning images showcasing India's varied art forms, the book encapsulates the complete stories in a uniquely accessible way. Providing details of the principal cities and kingdoms from the epic, and more, a seamless weaving of Sanskrit text with its regional variations, The Illustrated Mahabharata also includes detailed family trees to help unfamiliar readers understand the relationships of the Mahabharata's various characters.

This coffee table–worthy book is wrapped in a textured jacket with gold foil, history buffs, making it a great gift for mythology enthusiasts, and readers interested in Indian culture. An illustrated guide to india's greatest epic, the Bhagavad Gita, 000 years, which has shaped Indian thought for over 3, with stories from all 18 chapters, and the Harivamsa.

The illustrated Mahabharata brings the world's longest epic to life.

Bollywood Cinema Showcards: Indian Film Art from the 1950s to the 1980s

An exhibition catalogue of "bollywood cinerma Showcards" held at the Royal Ontario Museum, 2011 to October 2, June 11, 2011.

Don't Call It Bollywood: An Introduction to the Hindi Film Universe

If your only exposure to hindi films is action sequences that defy the laws of physics and dance sequences full of colorful, swirling silk, this book will open your eyes to a rich and rewarding art form. If you’re already a fan, it will enrich your appreciation of your favorite film moments by placing them in their larger context.

Do you think “bollywood” is just flashy dance sequences and unbelievable plots? Think again! Explore the rich history and artistic traditions of Hindi film in this engaging book, which intersperses stories from the author’s path to dedicated fandom with analysis of the films and their context.

Bollywood Posters

The posters included span the entire history of Hindi movies, from the early twentieth century to the present day. Bollywood movies are a much-loved international phenomenon, and this book is sure to have an avid audience among its fans. It is an invitation to the pleasures of Bollywood, the world’s largest film industry.

225 color illustrations. But its appeal extends beyond that--graphic designers and artists will find much to inspire them as well. Jerry pinto has written several books on the Indian film industry, including Helen: The Life and Times of an H-Bomb. It is an invitation to the pleasures of Bollywood, the world's largest film industry.

Sheena sippy is a photographer whose work has been featured in Vogue, Elle, and Time. The collision of this most democratic of art forms with one of the liveliest movie genres results in a glorious explosion of color, form, and typography. On the streets of the vibrant and anarchic city of Mumbai, the movie poster is a familiar splash of color.

On the streets of the vibrant and anarchic city of Mumbai, the film poster is a familiar splash of color. The collision of this most democratic of art forms with one of the liveliest movie genres results in a glorious explosion of color, form, and typography. Bollywood's film posters have a long and illustrious history, and it is brilliantly celebrated here.


India: In Word and Image, Revised, Expanded and Updated

Chaudhuri             the autobiography of an Unknown Indian 250     Nirad C. K. The photographs will be accompanied by dozens of essays, stories, and poems by contemporary and classical Indian writers. Table of contentsindia: in word & image photographs by eric meola   contents   19       eric meola             my private india 24       bharati mukherjee             Introduction 29       Salman Rushdie             Midnight’s Children 34       I.

Sampath—the printer of malgudi 71       gita mehta             a river sutra 83       kiran desai             the inheritance of loss 86       Manil Suri             The Death of Vishnu 94       R. Chaudhuri             my birthplace 136     R.

Vijayan             the river 211     kamala markandaya             nectar in a sieve 214     amit chaudhuri             sandeep’s visit 222     Gita Mehta             A River Sutra 232     V. Meola's journeys took him from the himalayas and monasteries in the North to the temples of Tamil Nadu in the South, from the color and pageantry of Rajasthan in the West to the tea plantations of Darjeeling in the East.

Narayan             Mr. Over 200 photographs edited from more than 25, 000 images will fill this beautifully printed, large-format book. Chaudhuri             my birthplace 254     anita desai             a devoted son 260     kamala Markandaya             Nectar in a Sieve- Used book in Good Condition.

Chaudhuri             my birthplace 150     kiran desai             hullabaloo in the guava orchard 163     salman rushdie             midnight’s children 169     clark blaise and bharati mukherjee             days and nights in calcutta 178     rabindranath tagore             subha 182     upamanyu chatterjee             english, august 185     vikram seth             a suitable Boy 190     Amit Chaudhuri             A Strange and Sublime Address 194     Arundhati Roy                       The God of Small Things 198     Anita Desai             Fasting, Feasting 203     O.

The Atlas of Beauty: Women of the World in 500 Portraits

Packaged as a gift-worthy, hardcover book, The Atlas of Beauty presents a fresh perspective on the global lives of women today. Based on the author's online photography project, this stunning collection features portraits of 500 women from more than 50 countries, accompanied by revelatory captions that capture their personal stories.

The atlas of beauty is a collection of her photographs celebrating women from all corners of the world, revealing that beauty is everywhere, and that it comes in many different sizes and colors. Noroc's colorful and moving portraits feature women in their local communities, ranging from the Amazon rainforest to London city streets, and from markets in India to parks in Harlem, visually juxtaposing the varied physical and social worlds these women inhabit.

. Used book in Good Condition. Since 2013 photographer mihaela noroc has traveled the world with her backpack and camera taking photos of everyday women to showcase the diversity of beauty all around us.

Trust No Aunty

Used book in Good Condition. This tongue-in-cheek guide is full of advice designed to help you manage Aunty meddling and encourages you to pursue your passions—from someone who has been through it all. Always interfering Aunties make it even harder. Qamar confesses to throwing sweatshirts over crop-tops to get out of the house without being questioned, and enduring overbearing parents endless pressuring her to become a doctor, lawyer, hiding her boyfriend in a closet, or engineer.

But ultimately, Aunties keep our lives interesting. Based on her popular instagram @hatecopy and her experience in a south asian immigrant family, illustrated “survival guide” to deal with overbearing “Aunties, annoying neighbors, ” whether they’re family members, artist Maria Qamar has created a humorous, or just some random ladies throwing black magic your way.

We’ve all experienced interference from our aunties—they are at family parties and friendly get-togethers, trying to get you to marry their sons, finding ways to make your life difficult, and telling you to lose weight while simultaneously feeding you a second dinner—and it has stunted our social growth and embarrassed us in front of our friends and cool cousins for years.

Holding onto your cultural identity is tough. As an aunty-survivor and a woman who has lived the cross-cultural experience, Qamar defied the advice of her aunties almost every step of the way, and she is here to remind you: Trust No Aunty.

The Travel Book: A Journey Through Every Country in the World Lonely Planet

Lonely planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in. 850 images. One complete picture. It's on mobile phones. About lonely planet: started in 1973, lonely planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, magazines, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, as well as an award-winning website, gift and lifestyle books and stationery, and a dedicated traveller community.

The travel book a journey Through Every Country in the World. 230 countries. This premium packaged 448-page book with beautiful rainbow foil on the cover will make an impressive gift. Lonely planet: the world's leading travel guide publisher Take a journey through every country in the world. Every entry has a map and statistics about the country.

Tripadvisor travelers' choice awards 2012, 2013, and 2015 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category 'Lonely Planet guides are, 2014, quite simply, like no other. New york times 'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. With details of every united nations-approved country in the world, music, and how to learn more about the country's culture from its film, Lonely Planet's Travel Book is the ultimate introduction to a world of travel and the essential travel reference book for every household! Each country is profiled by Lonely Planet's expert authors and features details of when to visit, what to see and do, and a few more principalities and dependencies besides, food and drink.

The Art of Movement

Here they are frozen in time in the most exquisite poses, and yet there's a feeling of movement in every photograph that makes the appear to be dancing across the pages. These are the artists, from all walks of life, who are defining dance today. A stunning celebration of movement and dance in hundreds of breathtaking photographs of more than 70 dancers from American Ballet Theater, Royal Danish Ballet, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, the Royal Ballet, Boston Ballet, New York City Ballet, Martha Graham Dance Company, and many more.

The art of movement is an exquisitely designed, energy, beautifully produced book that captures the movement, flow, and grace of many of the most accomplished dancers in the world. She has worked as a photo editor at house & Garden and Mirabella, Health, and has shot editorial work for Self, Martha Stewart Living, and Real Simple.

Deborah ory has been a dancer since age seven. Nyc dance project's work has been featured in magazines worldwide including Harper's Bazaar, L'Uomo Vogue, Vogue Italia, and Glamour. The art of movement won an international Photography Award in 2016 for Best Book, in the People/Portraits category. Dance is experiencing an unprecedented moment in popular culture.

The travel book a journey Through Every Country in the World. Browar and ory are the creative team behind NYC Dance Project. His passion for dance began when he lived in Paris and photographed dancers for the Paris Opera Ballet.