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Mighty Maharajas: Forts & Palaces of India by Amita Baig (Author), Joginder Singh (Photographer)The Indian subcontinent offers a fascinating collection of historic forts and royal palaces waiting to be explored. Mighty Maharajas: Forts and Palaces of India brings together a unique architectural legacy—from ancient forts mentioned in Hindu epics to strongholds built by succession of rulers, arranged geographically within a …

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Ftr We Love Diwali

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Written by Raj Shah Illustrated by Kamlesh M. & Natasha S. Review by Faren Rajkumar Creative Writing MFA candidate, University of South Florida A joy to read and share, and makes a perfect Diwali present for young ones! This colorful story is a simply charming learning experience for children unfamiliar with the traditions of Diwali, and also a valuable way …

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You’re the Password to My Life By Sudeep Nagarkar You’re the Password to My Life is a contemporary novel about true friendship, trust, and affection. It is the tale of two friends and how their friendship stands the test of time. The book is the heartwarming story of Virat and Kavya. Although both of them do not share common interests …

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Aru Shah and the End of Time By Roshani Chokshi Best-selling author Rick Riordan introduces this adventure by Roshani Chokshi about twelve-year-old Aru Shah, who has a tendency to stretch the truth in order to fit in at school. While her classmates are jetting off to family vacations in exotic locales, she’ll be spending her autumn break at home, in …

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What to Eat for How You Feel: The New Ayurvedic Kitchen – 100 Seasonal Recipes by Divya Alter Drawing on her many years of vegetarian cooking, catering, and teaching, in this book Divya Alter explains how to create flavorful meals with seasonal ingredients by applying Ayurvedic principles. With food combinations, methods of preparation, and healing spices customized for individual needs, …

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A State of Freedom By Neel Mukherjee In this stunning novel, prize-winning author Neel Mukherjee wrests open the central, defining events of our century: displacement and migration. Five characters, in very different circumstances―from a domestic cook in Mumbai, to a vagrant and his dancing bear, to a girl who escapes terror in her home village for a new life in …

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Gandhi and the Nobel Peace Prize By Rajinder Singh (Available only via Kindle) An apostle of non-violent struggle and a crusader against colonialism and inequality Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (popularly known as Mahatma Gandhi) was a much revered world figure. Between 1924 and 1948, in nearly 100 nominations (individual or joint) he was proposed for the Nobel Peace Prize. And yet …

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We love Diwali

Desh-Videsh Media Group announces the release of children’s book We love Diwali

Sunrise, Fla., December 6, 2017: Desh-Videsh Media Group announces the release of children’s book We love Diwali, which takes readers on a journey of how Hindu, Jain, and Sikh families living in America come together to celebrate Diwali, the festival of lights. This is the first in an educational series of books for children on Hindu religion and culture. The …

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A Long Way Home: A Memoir By Saroo Brierley A Long Way Home inspired the major motion picture Lion, which stars Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman, and Rooney Mara. A moving, poignant, and inspirational true story of survival and triumph against incredible odds. It celebrates the importance of never letting go of what drives the human spirit: hope. At only five …

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Gandhi’s Gift : A Documentary

Gandhi’s Gift, the first major documentary about Mahatma Gandhi made in the U.S., asks the question: Were Gandhi’s final years his finest? The film reveals details about the most beloved political figure of all time that before now were known only to scholars and based upon rare, historical interviews of more than 25 Gandhi experts, some of whom actually knew …

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