Books tagged: Asia

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Ghost Boys

By Shenaaz Nanji

Finalist for the Saskatchewan Young Readers' Choice Awards, Snow Willow, 2018
Named to Best Books for Kids & Teens, Spring 2018

Fifteen-year-old Munna lives with his Ma and sisters in a small town in India. Determined to end his family's misfortunes, he is lured into a dream ... Read more

Sophie, In Shadow

By Eileen Kernaghan

It’s 1914. Sixteen year old Sophie Pritchard, orphaned two years earlier by the sinking of the SS Titanic, is about to begin a new life in the unfamiliar world of British India. For Sophie, still devastated by her parents’ death, India proves a dangerously unsettling environment. ... Read more

The Long Holiday

By Christian Kako

In November 2019 the author started reading a book about possible future apocalypses for humanity. Pandemics and viral sources were given short shrift in comparison to climate change and nuclear war, versus the more popular and social media-friendly possibilities of hyperintelligent ... Read more

The Tiffin

By Mahtab Narsimhan

The dabbawallas of Mumbai deliver box lunches — called tiffins — to whitecollar workers all over the vast city. They are legendary for their near-perfect service: for every six million lunches sent, only one will fail to reach its intended destination. The Tiffin is about ... Read more

Under the Bright Sky

By Andrew Scott

Under the Bright Sky: A Memoir of Travels through Asia brings together ten personal travelogues set in ten Asian countries over a period of several decades. Each story is a snapshot of a distinct time and place, covering a vast and complex landscape, both physical and emotional. ... Read more

Valley of the Rats

By Mahtab Narsimhan

Book nerd Krish hates the outdoors, and camping. But especially germs. When Krish and his father, Kabir, take a camping trip to Ladakh, he convinces himself that they will bond, despite their differences.

When they’re lost in a bamboo forest, teeming with black rats, and germs, ... Read more