India's culture is colourful, diverse and steeped in tradition. Whether you're planning a trip or travelling through, or want to get a sense of its place, discover this specially curated selection of books all set in India; from contemporary fiction to cookery, memoirs to modern society.
A heartbreaking story about the pursuit of passion by the bestselling author of The Chocolate Tin.
Explore this vast and beguiling country, from peaceful Darjeeling and vibrant Kolkata to Kanha National Park and its tigers, the idyllic Kerala backwaters and the majestic Taj Mahal.
'Astonishing' follow-up to the Booker Prize-winning, multi-million copy bestselling The God of Small Things.
A new edition of Salman Rushdie's prize-winning masterpiece to tie in with the release of a major film adaptation.
A moving and inspirational true story of survival and triumph against incredible odds, celebrating the importance of never letting go of what drives the human spirit – hope.
Adela Quested has come to the Indian town of Chandrapore to marry. Together with her elderly companion Mrs Moore, they befriend the charming Dr Aziz, who offers to show them the Marabar Caves.
The wonderful third outing for Delhi detective Vish Puri ('the Indian Hercule Poirot' Financial Times)
In search of the perfect curry - the very best recipes that India has to offer.
It's a festival of murder in Mumbai, and only the world's best private investigation agency can stop it
The warm-hearted comic story of a penniless waiter from Mumbai who became the biggest quiz-show winner in history!
A rollercoaster ride through a land of chaos and contradiction with a woman on a mission to save her soul, her love life - and her sanity.
Books for the independent masters of self-control born 22 December – 19 January.
Books for the open-minded, philosophical enthusiasts born 22 November – 21 December.
Books for the assertive, resourceful decision-makers born 23 October – 21 November.