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Mystery Murder Story Set in Colonial Bombay

Set in 1892, Murder in Old Bombay addresses issues prevalent at the turn of the 20th century which are very present today: discrimination against those who do not belong to our ‘in’ group, misogyny, inequality in attitudes toward women. It’s also a...
Fashion Musings by Meher Castelino

Fashion Musings by Meher Castelino

Meher Castelino’s Fashion Musings takes a humorous, saucy, cheeky, tongue-in-cheek look at the fashion, beauty and film world in her unique style. The unconventional Q & A format of the book...

At Last, a Biography of India’s Grand Old Man

At Last, a Biography of India’s Grand Old Man

Dinyar Patel's splendidly researched, elegantly written book traces the life of a memorable pioneer.‘A Parsee is no more a representative of Indians, than a Nestorian Christian would be of...

The Bundahisn

The Bundahisn

The Zoroastrian Book of CreationEdited and translated by Domenico Agostini, Samuel Thrope, Preface by Shaul Shaked, and Afterword by Guy StroumsaFirst complete English translation of the Bundahisn...

The story of Vividh Vaani

The story of Vividh Vaani

How a Gujarati cookbook came to symbolise love and gratitude during the bubonic plague in Bombay As I joined the cricket fans milling out of the Brabourne Stadium on a crisp Mumbai...

Exile and the Nation: Afshin Marashi

Exile and the Nation: Afshin Marashi

The Parsi Community of India and the Making of Modern Iran By Afshin Marashi Connecting oft-disparate fields, this book explores the Zoroastrian diaspora living in India and its role in using...

Tanaz Bhathena: Hunted By The Sky

Tanaz Bhathena: Hunted By The Sky

Tanaz Bhathena is an author based in Mississauga, ON, Canada. She previously published two books for teenagers, including the critically acclaimed A Girl Like That, which was named a Best Book of...

Book Launch: Honour Bound By Sarosh Zaiwalla

Book Launch: Honour Bound By Sarosh Zaiwalla

IMC Chamber of Commerce and Industry had organized a Book Launch of  the book “Honour Bound : Adventures of an Indian Lawyer in the English Courts” authored by Mr. Sarosh Zaiwalla, Sr. Partner...

Meher Marfatia: The adventure lies in finding out

Meher Marfatia: The adventure lies in finding out

ONCE UPON A TIME book launch on Saturday February 8, 2020 at the Kala Ghoda Arts Festival Four years after Meher Marfatia started an essay series in this paper that explored the forgotten bylanes...

Hello World is a Perfect Holiday Gift

Hello World is a Perfect Holiday Gift

Until December 31st 2019, a limited quantity of Hello World! is available for $13 (plus shipping) in the US. Also available in Canada, Australia and India. Email an.inspired.world.book@gmail.com to...

Author Sohrab Homi Fracis In Conversation

Author Sohrab Homi Fracis In Conversation

Hear from the award winning author of Go Home! about what it is like to be an immigrant in the United States. Sohrab Homi Fracis gives us a unique view from a different perspective.About Sohrab Homi...

Oh! Those Parsis by Berjis Desai

Oh! Those Parsis by Berjis Desai

Miss Contractor’s chalk screeched on the blackboard as she conjugated a French verb in a series of appropriate sentences. Fais, fait, faisons, faites… she wrote with her right hand before launching...

Tata vs Mistry: Book Excerpt

Tata vs Mistry: Book Excerpt

Minutes of the Oct-16 Tata Sons Board Meeting at Bombay House. There was not much time to think. Mistry messaged his wife, Rohiqa, that he may soon be sacked. There was probably no time to consult a...

Ahya Yasa Nemangha: The Gathas

Ahya Yasa Nemangha: The Gathas

We are happy to provide a downloadble copy of the Ahya Yasa Nemangha. This book is a study of the Gathas of Prophet Zarathushtra containing the Text with Literal Translation into English, and an...

Parties, Parsis and Politics in Pakistan

Parties, Parsis and Politics in Pakistan

Bomb blasts, the trial of General Musharraf, socialite parties and beer from a Parsi-run brewery are some of the things Indian journalist Meena Menon experienced during her stint in Islamabad. Her...

Book journey leads to NASA

Book journey leads to NASA

Imagine standing up at the podium at NASA’s Goddard Space Centre in Washington DC, USA, and lecturing to some of the world’s best brains on leadership, sustainability, conflict and peace? Well,...

A Girl Like That by Tanaz Bhathena

A Girl Like That by Tanaz Bhathena

A timeless exploration of high-stakes romance, self-discovery, and the lengths we go to love and be loved.  Tanaz Bhathena debuts her first novel A Girl Like That recently. About A Girl Like...

Like Sugar in Milk By Majlend Bramo: Pre-Order Now

Like Sugar in Milk By Majlend Bramo: Pre-Order Now

We are happy to inform our readers about a new book on Parsis, “Like Sugar in Milk” is now available for pre-order. The book by Majlend Bramo shall be launched around Jamshedi Navroze 2018.WHAT: The...

Clouds By Chandrahas Choudhary: Book Excerpt

Clouds By Chandrahas Choudhary: Book Excerpt

Two Parsis walk into a bar. And that is (almost) the beginning of a remarkable new novel In Chandrahas Choudhury’s ‘Clouds’, the newly single Mumbai psychotherapist Farhad Billimoria meets Zahra, a...

The Vultures of the Parsi Cemetery

The Vultures of the Parsi Cemetery

‘The vultures of the Parsi Cemetery’ is from a collection of stories called The Greatest Urdu Stories Ever Told. The stories are translated by Muhammad Umar Memon. The story has an interesting...