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MY BOOKS
CHILDREN'S   STORIES
1. Just a Second and Other Stories (1997):

It is an anthology of children's fables. The stories written in simple language are drawn from everyday incidents and feature characters which the children can easily identify with.    more...
 
2. The Magic Pills and Other Stories (1999) :

It is a collection of children's fables. The stories are set in the present times and address contemporary concerns.    more...
 
3. The Will to Win(2001):

Stories set in the here and now about the response of normal children to abnormal situations.    more...
 
4. Internet in the Jungle and other stories(2003):

The stories in this collection are about animal characters in contemporary times, facing present day concerns.    more...
 
5. The Mad Scientist and Other Stories (2004) : :

A riveting collection of stories, published by Rupa & Co., that will make you laugh, cry and most important make you think.    more...
 
6. Check and Mate and Other Stories (2004):

The stories in this collection, published by Rupa & Co., offer a mix of adventure, sentiment, humour and suspense.    more...
 
7. The Miracle Park (2004):

An absorbing anthology comprising stories which address themes of concern to the child of today.    more...
 
8. Babolito and other Fantasies (2005):

It has eleven stories which captivate and enchant by virtue of their intriguing plots and racy style.    more...
 

FIVE BOOKS FOR GROWN-UPS: SATIRE, SHORT STORIES AND POETRY
FROM ART TO NIRVANA   (1991)
It is a collection of satirical stories. I have taken
a lopsided view of the several sacred 'institutions'  like:
modern art, verse libre, Indo Anglian writing, etc.
VIGNETTES   (1993)
It is a collection of stories and satirical sketches
YOU   (1993)
It is a bilingual collection of poems in English and Bengali.
THE GREAT POLITICAL CIRCUS    (1996)
As the name suggests it is a take off on Indian politics in all its murky hues. Presented in the format of a novel it chronicles the shenanigans of the weird species we call politicians.
MISTER BHARAT AND OTHER SATIRICAL SKETCHES   (1997)
Here the author cocks a snook at such venerable and idolised institutions like cricketers, film stars, politicians, kings of cuisine, etc. One book comprising stories and satirical sketches for grownups has also been published as per the details given in translations below.

 
Translations:
 

KALE KADUN NIRVANA KALE   (1996)
It is a Marathi translation of stories and satirical sketches.

TRANSLATIONS OF CHILDREN'S BOOKS
Five of my books for children have been translated into different languages - four into Indian and one into Sinhala - the official language of Srilanka.
  • Jeevan Moulyagana Kathegalu (1998) :
    It is a Kannada translation of children's fables.
  • Yashachi Gurukilli (1999) :
    It is a Marathi translation of children's fables.
  • Mazha Adarsha (2002) :
    It is a Marathi translations of children's stories.
  • Toniyude Christmas Sammanam (2002):
    It is a Malayalam translation of children's fables.
  • Ramendra Kumar's Stories (2003):
    It is a Sinhala translation of Just a Second and Other Stories.

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