Books Non Fiction

India Shastra: Reflections on the Nation in our Time (2015)

25/January/2015

India Shastra is a collection of 100 articles and essays, some longish, some rather short, that seek to convey a portrait of contemporary India from the perspective of late 2014......

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India: The Future Is Now

15/May/2013

India: The Future Is Now, published in 2013, is a collection of thoughts of young Indian Members of Parliament. This book raises many questions about various problems and challenges that India faces today. The contributors come from opposing political parties, and urban and rural backgrounds. However, they show that despite walking on different paths, each one of them hopes to uplift every underprivileged Indian. 

 

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Shadows Across The Playing Field: 60 Years Of India-Pakistan Cricket

01/December/2009

Shadows across the Playing Field tells the story of the turbulent cricketing relations between India and Pakistan through the eyes of two men – Shashi Tharoor and Shaharyar Khan – who bring to the task not only great love of the game but also deep knowledge of subcontinental politics and diplomacy.

 

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The Elephant, The Tiger, And the Cell Phone: Reflections on India - the Emerging 21st-Century Power

01/September/2007

Interest in India has never been greater. Here Shashi Tharoor, one of the subcontinents most respected writers and diplomats, offers precious insights into this complex, multifaceted land, which despite its dazzling diversity of languages, customs

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Nehru: The Invention of India

14/November/2003

An incisive new biography of the great secularist who —alongside his spiritual father, Mahatma Gandhi— led the movement for India’s independence from British rule and ushered his newly independent country into the modern world.

 

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Kerala: God's Own Country

01/January/2002

Kerala is a land of unsurpassable natural beauty. In its alabaster beaches, sylvan backwaters, misty hill stations, leafy ayurvedic resorts and bountiful Wildlife parks lies an immense reservoir of beauty-a beauty heard of only in fables and exotic tales.

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India: From Midnight to the Millennium and Beyond

15/August/1997

One of the best in a generation of Indian authors shows how the challenges facing the world’s largest and most diverse democracy will also affect America and the world in the 21st century. 

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The Five Dollar Smile And Other Stories

25/June/1993

This touching and funny collection of stories showcases Tharoor’s daunting literary acumen, as well as the keen sensitivity that informs his ability to write profoundly and entertainingly on themes ranging from family conflict to death.

 

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Reasons of State

01/January/1982

“Reasons of State”, based on Shashi Tharoor's doctoral thesis at the Flecther School of Law and Diplomacy, written in 1977-78, is a seminal study of Political Development and the making of India’s Foreign Policy Under Indira Gandhi during her first period of rule, 19966-77. 

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