Our Favourite Indian Stories

An exclusive collection of 40 outstanding stories from 17 regions of India – translated and made accessible to English-speaking readers. Soaked in the flavours and colours of its region, each story smacks of its unique culture. This anthology traverses through states as far-flung as Kashmir and Tamil Nadu, mapping out our multi-lingual, multi-cultural land and celebrating its fascinating diversity. This anthology is a virtual canvas of human emotions. Its pages throb with everything primal to human nature: fear, angst, joy, love, lust and longing. A must read for those who wish to understand India better.

  • Genre Indian Literature
  • Language English
  • Format Paperback
  • Page Count 480 pages
  • Release Date 8-Jun-2002
  • ISBN 13 978-81-7224-978-6

“Entitled Our Favourite Indian Stories, the anthology selected by Khushwant
Singh and Neelam Kumar, had the Defence Minister creating what he called
a literary missile, by releasing the book.”
The Indian Express
“The book, a virtual kaleidoscope of India speaks in powerful voices from
Kashmiri to Kannada and Malayalam to Marathi…”
Hindustan Times
“Carefully selected by the authors, the stories reflect some of the myriad
cultures and regional literary flavours that abound in the sub continent…”
The Choice,The Asain Age

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About the Authors

Khushwant Singh

KHUSHWANT SINGH has become one of India’s most celebrated authors, and its most widely-read journalist, apart from being an outspoken public figure. Today, the country’s most popular, irreverent columnist and best selling author, Khushwant Singh delights in being controversial. He is an authority on Sikh history.