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Dec 3 Book Launch for Kuzhali Manickavel's CONVERSATIONS
If you're in Bengaluru on Saturday, please come join us at Champaca Bookstore at 4pm for the launch of Kuzhali Manickavel's CONVERSATIONS REGARDING THE FATALISTIC OUTLOOK OF THE COMMON MAN. Champaca will appreciate an RSVP. Manickavel has not appeared in person to talk about her work since she launched her first collection in 2009, so this is one of these super rare astronomical events like the transit of the occult comet or whatever. If you're not in Bengaluru, pre-order the book now because it is amazing and hilarious.
Launch Events for RIVER OF STORIES
Hi all, We've got THREE launch events in Goa this week and next for River of Stories, Orijit Sen's graphic novel about the Narmada Bachao Andolan. The first one's in Panjim on Friday at the Goa Heritage Festival: The second one is the next evening (Saturday) at Dogears Bookstore: And one more the week after, 25th at Literati in Calangute! Hope to see you there! P.S. If you're not going to be in Goa, you can pick up the book on our website... Today (Nov 13) is the last day to pre-order at a discount!
Upcoming release: Conversations Regarding the Fatalistic Outlook of the Common Man by Kuzhali Manickavel
And now! We are thrilled to announce our second new release of the season--Kuzhali Manickavel's Conversations Regarding the Fatalistic Outlook of the Common Man. The front cover art is by Radha Sunder. The book will be available in early December. This book, Manickavel's first full-length release since 2015's Things We Found During the Autopsy, is a collection of 37 dialogues. It melds the classical philosophical tradition of Plato and Socrates with the anarchic freedom of a mid-1990s chat room, and tops it all off with a dash of Senthil-Goundamani comedy. Not really, but anyway.In these dialogues Manickavel interviews children on the subject of ghosts,...
Upcoming release: River of Stories by Orijit Sen
We are very, very excited to announce that we will be bringing out a new edition of Orijit Sen's RIVER OF STORIES, the first Indian graphic novel, first published in 1994 and out of print for many years. It's Orijit's lightly fictionalised account of the Narmada Bachao Andolan and the forced relocation of Adivasi people by massive dam projects in Western India.The book is an inspiring document of protest against environmentally destructive development projects, as well as an important piece of Indian comics history.The new 25th* hardcover edition features forewords by Arundhati Roy and Paul Gravett, a gallery of images from...
Superspecial Dhwani Mail Art Packaging
Update (Sep 27, 2022): Dhwani is taking a break from doing special packaging for us, but she'll be offering the service again soon! Hi... it's been a while. We're blogging again after many months to announce a new superspecial buying option on our site. Order now and you can get your Blaft books delivered in a unique package designed by our dear friend Dhwani Shah, who is a world-class doodler and makes some of the coolest mail art we've ever seen. The doodles and seemingly random clippings used to decorate these packages are scientifically selected to heighten awareness, increase...
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