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The Age of Kali: Indian Travels and Encounters
by William Dalrymple
(Paperback -- April )

The Colours of Southern India
by Barbara Lloyd
Far away from the Taj Mahal, the Red Fort, and other tourist destinations of the north lies another India: the lush and beautiful Southern States. In Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, and Goa, dazzling colors are a natural result of a hot climate and fertile landscape, but they are also deeply symbolic in so spiritual a country, where blue is for both Vishnu and brilliantly colored saris, red for Lakshmi and blazing hot chilis, yellow for good luck and golden turmeric, and green for Hanuman and vibrant rice fields. Swaying palms and garlands of flowers, painted bullock carts and caparisoned elephants--these are but a few examples of the visual treat recorded in Barbara Lloyd's ravishing photographs, in which even the white of jasmine petals, the black of cooking pots, and the earth tones of temple sculpture glow with an inner radiance. For anyone fortunate enough to have visited this region, The Colours of Southern India will evoke powerful memories of a magical land. For the armchair traveler, the photographs provide a near-perfect substitute for the real experience. The Publisher
Paperback - 160 pages
Thames & Hudson; ISBN: 0500281343

Alchi : Ladakh's Hidden Buddhist Sanctuary : The Sumtsek
by Roger Goepper
Listed under Tibet

Benares Seen From Within
by Richard Lannoy
University of Washington Press; ISBN: 029597835X

Berlitz India (Berlitz Pocket Guides)
Paperback - 256 pages Pocket edition
Berlitz Multimedia; ISBN: 2831570506

Blue Guide Southern India (Serial)
by George Michell (Preface)
Paperback - 576 pages (March )
W W Norton & Co; ISBN: 039331748X

Bhutan : Kingdom of the Dragon
by Robert Dompnier
Listed under Bhutan

The Business Guide to India
by Jitendra Kohli (Editor)
Paperback - 389 pages (March )
Butterworth-Heinemann (Trd); ISBN: 9810070780
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Culture Shock!: Sri Lanka
by Robert Barlas, Nanda Wanasundera (Contributor)
Paperback: Graphic Arts Center Publishing Co.
ISBN: 1558680691; (September 1991)

Culture Shock!: Nepal
by Jon Burbank (Editor)
Listed under Nepal

The Desert Road to Turkestan (Kodansha Globe)
by Owen Lattimore
(Paperback -- March )

Dos and Don'ts in India: The Traveler's Guide to Culture
by Wilson Learning Corporation
Paperback - 10 pages (October 26, )
Wilson Learning; ISBN: 1886806128

Eyewitness Travel Guide to Delhi, Agra and Jaipur
by Anuradha Chaturvedi (Editor)
(Paperback -- September 1, )

Eyewitness Travel Guides: India
by Abha Narain Lamba
Book Description: DK's Eyewitness Travel Guides have increasingly become the most sought after guides by seasoned and novice travels alike. Featuring up-to-date information and spectacular 3-D aerial views -- all photographed in full-color -- each location is shown at its best. Recognized as the most unique and comprehensive travel guides on the market, Eyewitness Travel Guides create the new standard for travels. Every guide in the series is updated annually. 3-D aerial maps help you make the quickest journey from one place to the next. Red star sights help you get the most out of the shortest visit. Full-color photographs are taken specifically for each travel guide, and cut-away & floor plans present unique drawings of historic buildings and museums to show exactly where you are and what you see. All the sights in each area are described in depth with special keyed icons, and there's no need to buy an A-Z guide with our fully indexed street maps. Eat and shop with confidence with our reliable listings of hotels, restaurants, bars, and shops in all areas and at all prices. When it comes to entertainment, Eyewitness Travel Guides contains complete listings of theaters, music venues, cinemas, clubs, sports facilities, and activities for children. A special survival guide shows you how to use local currency, public transportation and telephones through pictures. 
Paperback: 824 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 1.40 x 8.82 x 5.04 
Publisher: DK Publishing; 1st edition (September 1, ) 
ISBN: 0789483955

Firuzabad : Palace City of the Deccan (Oxford Studies in Islamic Art, 8)
by George Michell (Contributor), Richard M. Eaton
Hardcover - 102 pages (September 1992)
Oxford Univ Press; ISBN: 0197280153

A Guide to the Palace Hotels of India
by Cheryl Bentley
Paperback (October 1992)
Hunter Pub; ISBN: 1556505388

The Hunt for the Buru
by Ralph Izzard
The book chronicles a 1948 expedition into a remote valley in Assam, where the inhabitants had only recently given up headhunting, on a quest for the Buru, an elusive, monstrous reptile well documented by those native to the area.
Listed under Cryptozoology

Henri Cartier-Bresson in India
Henri Cartier-Bresson (Photographer), Satyajit Ray
Listed under Cartier-Bresson

Journey Toward the Cradle of Mankind
Guido Gozzano
Northwestern Univ Pr; ISBN: 0810160080

Knopf Guide India : Rajasthan : Jaipur, Bikaner, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Udaipur and Mount Abu Kota, Bharaatpur (Knopf Guides)
Paperback (November )
Knopf; ISBN: 0679765913

In Rajasthan
by Royina Grewal
Paperback - 264 pages
Lonely Planet; ISBN: 0864424574

Footprint India Handbook 2000 (India Handbook )
by Robert Bradnock, Roma Bradnock
Paperback - 1488 pages 9th edition (November )
Passport Books; ISBN: 084424841X

Fodor's India (2nd Edition)
Paperback 2nd edition
Fodors Travel Pubns; ISBN: 0679034897

Fodor's Exploring India ()
by Fiona Dunlop, Fodor (Editor)
Paperback - 288 pages (November )
Fodors Travel Pubns; ISBN: 0679002715

India by Rail, 3rd Edition
by Royston Ellis, Samit Roychoudhury
Listed under Rail Travel

Lonely Planet India (India, 9th Ed)
by Sarina Singh
Explore the myriad wonders of India with this useful guide in hand. Whether you wish to cruise the backwaters of Kerala on the rooftop of a ferry, explore the Buddhist gompas of Leh, drink Darjeeling's namesake tea, get lost in the dusty bazaars of Hyderabad, or stroll the 16th-century ruins in Hampi, this book will help you get there. Highlights include more than 200 traveler-tested maps, thousands of places to stay and eat for all budgets, excellent health information, all you need to know about transportation options, and a 32-page color section on India's religions. --Kathryn True -
Paperback: 1072 pages
Lonely Planet; ISBN: 1864502460; 9th edition (August )

An Area of Darkness
by V.S. Naipaul
(Paperback -- June 11, )

Nanda Devi : The Tragic Expedition
by John Roskelley
(Paperback -- September )
Listed under Mountaineering

Lonely Planet Central Asia (2nd Edition)
by Bradley Mayhew, et al
(Paperback -- April )

Lonely Planet Rajasthan (Serial)
by Michelle Coxall, Sarina Singh
Paperback - 352 pages
Lonely Planet; ISBN: 0864424701

Lonely Planet India (India, 10th Ed)
Lonely Planet India (India, 10th Ed)
by Sarina Singh, Arnold Barkhordarian, Charlotte Beech
Paperback from Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet North India (North India, 1st Ed)
Lonely Planet North India (North India, 1st Ed)
by Mark Honan, Joseph Bindloss, Paul Greenway, Alan Murphy, Joyce Connolly, Anthony Ham, Sarina Singh
Paperback from Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet South India (South India, 2nd Ed)
Lonely Planet South India (South India, 2nd Ed)
by Richard Plunkett, Teresa Cannon, Peter Davis, Paul Greenway, Paul Harding
Paperback from Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Trekking in the Indian Himalaya (Trekking in the Indian Himalaya, 4th Ed)
Lonely Planet Trekking in the Indian Himalaya (Trekking in the Indian Himalaya, 4th Ed)
by Garry Weare
Paperback from Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Delhi (Dehli, 3rd Ed)
Lonely Planet Delhi (Dehli, 3rd Ed)
by Patrick Horton
Paperback from Lonely Planet
India Unveiled
by Robert Arnett
(Hardcover -- January )
Sorcerer's Apprentice
by Tahir Shah
Tahir Shah has a genius for surreal travelling... I do most heartily recommend this book. Doris Lessing.

Do you nurse the fond desire to try your hand--or feet, that is--at firewalking? Go ahead. Tahir Shah writes in this beautifully conceived and executed work of literary travel, "Contrary to popular belief, firewalking is dead simple. The skin on the soles of the feet and the ash which covers the coals are both poor conductors of heat. Anyone can do it." Do we dare trust Shah's word on this point? Maybe so, maybe not, for, though another character in his book bears the sobriquet, Shah is a superbly engaging trickster. The English-born scion of Afghani nobility, Shah takes his readers on a whirlwind trip across southern India that has at its heart one of the most unusual missions in goal-directed travel literature: namely, to find and learn the art of magic from one of India's greatest practitioners, a mysterious fellow named Hakim Feroze. Finding the master in Calcutta, Shah begs Feroze to accept him as a student; unfortunately, as we see, Feroze does so, though not without hesitation. Shah takes us inside sorcery boot camp, which involves strange drills such as digging a deep hole with a dessert spoon, left-handed; separating dried rice and lentils blindfolded; and catching a dozen cockroaches at once in a small tin mug. In recounting his education, Shah reveals a few professional secrets. For one, the Indian rope trick, that classic of conjuring, is effected not by legerdemain, but by the use of hallucinogenic smoke. And as to snake charming, well, 90 percent of India's snakes are nonvenomous, and it's easy enough to find a nonfatal variety that looks like one of the killer breeds. Full of conjures and trickery, Shah's book offers an often humorous, sidelong education in the dark arts and more: it brings readers along on a surreal tour of India, affording a window to places well off the tourist track. It all adds up to a first-rate adventure. --Gregory McNamee -
Hardcover: 336 pages
Arcade Publishing; ISBN: 1559705809;

The Tiger Ladies : A Memoir of Kashmir
by Sudha Koul
(Hardcover -- May )
Karma Cola : Marketing the Mystic East (Vintage International)
by Gita Mehta
(Paperback -- July )

Let's Go India & Nepal
by Fatimah Dawood (Editor)
(Paperback -- December )

In the Himalayas : Journeys Through Nepal, Tibet, and Bhutan
by Jeremy Bernstein
Listed under Nepal and the Himalayas

The Rough Guide to South India (2nd Edition)
The Rough Guide to South India (2nd Edition)
by David Abram, Beth Wooldridge, Charles Young
Book Description: INTRODUCTION 
Though its borders are uncertain, thereâ€s no doubt that South India, the tapering tropical half of this mighty peninsula, differs radically from the landlocked north. Stepping off a winter flight from foggy Delhi into the glasshouse humidity of Chennai or Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), you enter a world far removed from the muted hues of Punjab and the great Indian river plains. In the south, the coconut groves seem a deeper green and the rice paddies positively luminescent, the faces are a darker brown and the vermilion caste marks smeared over them arrestingly red. The regionâ€s heavy rainfall means that lush paddy fields and palm groves patchwork the sun-bleached volcanic soils during all but the hottest months. But under a sun whose rays feel concentrated by a giant magnifying glass, the ubiquitous colours of South India †of silk saris, shimmering classical dance costumes, roadside political posters and frangipani flowers †radiate with a life of their own. 

South Indiaâ€s three mightiest rivers †the Godavari, the Krishna and the Kaveri †and their countless tributaries, flow east across a low, fertile alluvial basin that has been inhabited as long as anywhere in the subcontinent. Separated from the prehistoric Indus valley civilizations of the northwest by tracts of barren hills...
Paperback from Rough Guides

The Silk Road, Sixth Edition (Odyssey Illustrated Guides)
by Judy Bonavia, et al
(Paperback -- October 30, )

Travelers' Tales India
by James P. O'Reilly (Editor), Larry Habegger (Editor)
Paperback - 477 pages
Travelers' Tales Inc; ISBN: 1885211015

Cultural Atlas of India : India, Pakistan, Nepal, Butan, Bangladesh & Sri Lanka
by Gordon Johnson
Hardcover - 240 pages
Facts on File, Inc.; ISBN: 0816030138
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Lonely Planet India and Bangladesh (Lonely Planet Travel Atlas)
by Hugh Finlay, Bryn Thomas
Paperback - 164 pages
Lonely Planet; ISBN: 0864422709
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Maharajas' Palaces : European Style in Imperial India
by Anne Garde (Photographer), Sylvie Raulet, Judith Hayward (Translator), Laure Verniere (Contributor)
Hardcover - 297 pages
Vendome Pr; ISBN: 0865659893
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The Grand Trunk Road : A Passage Through India
by Raghubir Singh, Jean Deloche (Contributor)
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Ancient India : Land of Mystery (Lost Civilizations)
by Time-Life Books (Editor), Dale M. Brown (Editor)
Hardcover - 168 pages (March )
Time Life; ISBN: 0809490374
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