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Books Translated From Nepali Into Other Language
ISBN: 8177695495
Book Title: Anuradha
Author: Bijaya Malla
Paperback Edition: 2007 [1st English ed]
Script/Language: English
Translator: Larry Hartsell
Synopsis: English version of the Nepali fiction of the same name
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ISBN: 9993313084
Book Title: Atmabrittanta (Late Life Recollections)
Author: Bishweshwar Prasad Koirala
Paperback Edition: 2001 [1st English edition]
Script/Language: English
Translator: Kanak Mani Dixit
Synopsis: English translation of BPs life recollection
Sales-Price (excluding shipping): US$ 7.95
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ISBN: 9789937902670
Book Title: Blue Mimosa
Author: Parijat
Paperback Edition: 2010 [1972/1st]
Script/Language: English
Translator: Tanka Vilas Varya/Sondra Zeidenstein
Synopsis: English version of the best selling 'Shirishko Phool' which was awarded Madan Puraskar in 2022 BS.
Sales-Price (excluding shipping): US$ 4.00
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ISBN: 9789937239004
Book Title: book on the table, A
Author: Mohan Bahadur Kayastha
Paperback Edition: 2011 [2011 AD]
Script/Language: English
Synopsis: a collection of selected nepali stories
Sales-Price (excluding shipping): US$ 5.00
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ISBN: 9789937822619
Book Title: Days in the Life
Author: -
Paperback Edition: 2011 []
Script/Language: English
Translator: Wayne Amtzis
Synopsis: translations from Nepali and Nepal Bhasa of Bhupi Sherchan, Banira Giri, Poorna Vaidya, Benju Sharma, Dinesh adhikari Manju Kanchuli and Manjul
Additional Info: with an introduction by Manjushree Thapa
Sales-Price (excluding shipping): US$ 7.50
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ISBN: 9789937202619
Book Title: Declaration of a New God
Author: Gopal Parajuli
Paperback Edition: 2008 []
Script/Language: English
Editor: Sandy Chicote
Translator: Govinda Raj Bhattarai
Synopsis: English version of the Madan Puraskar winning creation 'Nayan Ishwarko Ghoshana'
Sales-Price (excluding shipping): US$ 3.95
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ISBN: 8173030553
Book Title: Faulty Glasses
Author: Bishweshwar Prasad Koirala
Paperback Edition: 1997 [1st English ed]
Script/Language: English
Translator: Kesar Lall
Synopsis: English translation of Doshi Chasma. In Faulty Glasses, Nepals pre-eminent statesman, B.P. Koirala. creates a world of emotion in all its varied manifestations, love. loathing, compassion, jealousy, fear, affection, anger and pity. Written in the late 1940s, his short stories of human interaction take place in geographical locations throughout Nepal. They provide valuable insights into the everyday lives of the Nepalese people.
Sales-Price (excluding shipping): US$ 2.95
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ISBN: 9789993309222
Book Title: Forbidden Fruit (stories)
Author: -
Paperback Edition: 2011 [1994/ 1st]
Script/Language: English
Translator: Kesar Lall/ Tej Ratna Kansakar
Synopsis: The 9 stories in this book translated from the Nepal Bhasha (Newari language), first printed in various magazines and books between 1950 and 1992, reflect the changing times, social attitudes and problems, traditional and modern concepts as well as interaction between peoples of different ethnicity, castes and regions. Included are short stories by Moti Laxmi Upasika, Lochan Ratna, Satya Mohan Joshi, Daman Raj Tuladhar, Keshav Lal Karmacharya, Purna Das Shrestha Ashok Umang,
Additional Info: (contd) - Phanindra Ratna Bajracharya and Shashikala Manandhar.
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ISBN: rpbbooks83
Book Title: Harvest of Poems, A
Author: MBB Shah
Hardback Edition: 1964 [1960 AD/1st]
Script/Language: English
Translator: Tirtha Raj Tuladhar
Synopsis: The poems in this book were penned by former king of Nepal Mahendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev. The present edition includes fifty one poems.
Additional Info: The first edition was issued under the title A Choice of Songs. The book is cloth bound and in good condition.
Sales-Price (excluding shipping): US$ 50.00
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ISBN: 9789993308706
Book Title: Hathayogapradeepika
Author: -
Paperback Edition: 2067 [2067-Bs/1st]
Script/Language: Nepali
Translator: Laxmi Kanta Panthi
Synopsis:
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ISBN: 9789993309130
Book Title: Himalayan Folklore: Tales of Eastern Nepal
Author: Shiva Kumar Shrestha
Paperback Edition: 2011 []
Script/Language: English
Editor: Kesar Lall
Translator: Kesar Lall
Synopsis: The people dwelling in the eastern hills of Nepal have their own tales to tell - about themselves, their sacred sites and rivers as well as birds and animals that share their babitat. shiva kumar shrestha collected many of these stories for his kirnati lokkathaharu and kiranti lokkatha sangalo. This volume is the translated versions of some of the selected ones.
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ISBN: 3002914270
Book Title: Jang Bahadur in Europe (The First Nepalese Mission to the West)
Author: John Whelpton
Paperback Edition: 1983 [1st]
Script/Language: English
Synopsis: This is an English tranlation of Jung Bahadurko Belait Yatra.
Additional Info: Introduction by Rishikesh Shaha
Sales-Price (excluding shipping): US$ 35.00
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ISBN: 8183630871
Book Title: Journeys End
Author: Rajeshwar Devkota
Paperback Edition: 2011 []
Script/Language: English
Translator: Hriseekesh Upadhyay
Synopsis: This fiction dwells on the eternal quest for beauty and fredom by humankind throughout the ages.
Additional Info: This is an English rendering of the Nepali novel Dabali - The Public Square - which was first published with the epiphanous title in 2002.
Sales-Price (excluding shipping): US$ 4.95
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ISBN: 8173030411
Book Title: Khairini Ghat (Return to a Nepali Village)
Author: Shankar Koirala
Paperback Edition: 1996 [1st English ed]
Script/Language: English
Translator: Larry Hartsell
Synopsis: English version of the Nepali fiction of the same title.
Sales-Price (excluding shipping): US$ 4.95
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ISBN: 9789937813402
Book Title: Land of Our Own, A (Conversations with Dalit Members of Constituent Assembly)
Author: Suvash Darnal
Paperback Edition: 2009 [1st]
Script/Language: English
Translator: Prawin Adhikari
Synopsis: A Land of Our Own: Conversation With Dalit member of Constituent assembly is a collection of interviews with dalit members of the Constituent Assembly. The formation of an inclusive CA has validated the aspirations for change embodied by 10 years long Peoples War and Peoples Movement 2006. But the Dalit Liberation Movement continues, and the dalit representatives who are a part of the Assembly given the duty of Writing a new constitution for first time in Nepalese history have become the focus o
Additional Info: SAMATA FOUNDATION
Sales-Price (excluding shipping): US$ 5.00
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ISBN: 8177691945
Book Title: Memoirs of Jail
Author: Siddhicharan Shrestha
Paperback Edition:  []
Script/Language: English
Translator: Laxmi D Rajbhandari
Synopsis: English translation of the revered poet's (Yuagakabi) prison diary 'Karagarko Samjhana'
Sales-Price (excluding shipping): US$ 200.00
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ISBN: 9789937225380
Book Title: Mero Kabitako Antim Prishtha (The Last Page of My Poem)
Author: Rajeshwor Karki
Paperback Edition: 2010 [1st]
Script/Language: Nepali
Synopsis: This book contains both the version of the poets creations
Sales-Price (excluding shipping): US$ 4.00
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ISBN: 9780231143561
Book Title: Mountains Painted with Turmeric
Author: Lila Bahadur Chhettri
Hardback Edition: 2008 [1st English ed]
Script/Language: English
Translator: Michael J Hutt
Synopsis: English trnslation of the Nepali fiction 'Basain'
Sales-Price (excluding shipping): US$ 11.50
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ISBN: 8003639501
Book Title: MunaMadan
Author: Laxmi Prasad Devkota
Paperback Edition: 2067 [1st]
Script/Language: English
Translator: Jhamak Prasad Sharma
Synopsis:
Additional Info: This book contains both the Nepali and the English versions.
Sales-Price (excluding shipping): US$ 2.50
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ISBN: 9993305650
Book Title: Mutuko Serophero (muturogi tatha am byaktika lagi atyawashak jankari)
Author: Harihar Khanal
Paperback Edition: 2067 [BS/5th rep (1st - 2063)]
Script/Language: Nepali
Synopsis: Heart Care - a health guide
Sales-Price (excluding shipping): US$ 2.50
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ISBN: 9780143415435
Book Title: Nothing to Declare
Author: Rabi Thapa
Paperback Edition: 2011 []
Script/Language: English
Synopsis: The 16 stories are passionate, pensive and at times disenchanted. They mirror the experiences of the middle-class youth of Kathmandu as they build lives, trying to make sense - and pushing the limits - of a rapidly changing but ever-conservativesociety. Vividly imagined and deeply felt, this is a brilliant debut.
Sales-Price (excluding shipping): US$ 6.50
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ISBN: 9780143066613
Book Title: Paradise in Our Backyard (A Blueprint For Nepal)
Author: Karna Sakya
Paperback Edition: 2009 [1st English print]
Script/Language: English
Translator: Chelsea Fish
Synopsis: Karna Sakya relates how he set the now iconic Kathmandu Guest House in his family's historical house in Thamel & ushered in anew chapter in tourism in Nepal & was instrumental in establishing Thamel as the multicultural hub.
Sales-Price (excluding shipping): US$ 8.50
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ISBN: 9789937233354
Book Title: Parallel Sky
Author: Padmawati Singh
Paperback Edition: 2011 []
Script/Language: English
Editor: Govinda Raj Bhattarai
Translator: Anuradha Sharma
Synopsis: English translation of the Nepali fiction 'Samanantar Akash'
Sales-Price (excluding shipping): US$ 12.95
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ISBN: 9993305723
Book Title: Piriri's Patriotism (children's stories from Nepal)
Author: Kartikeya Ghimire
Paperback Edition: 2006 [1st]
Script/Language: English
Editor: Mahesh Paudyal
Translator: Dhiraj Baral/Bibhor Baral
Synopsis: There are 25 stories in this collection. They are all excellent & impart significant messages to children. Almost all the stories have the role of children in one way or the other.
Additional Info: b/w illust. by Rashmi Amatya (Shashi)
Sales-Price (excluding shipping): US$ 2.50
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ISBN: 9002410253
Book Title: Proverbs and Sayings from Nepal (translated from Nepali)
Author: Kesar Lall
Paperback Edition: 1994 [1994 AD/1st]
Script/Language: English
Synopsis: Folklore Series- the author has given the orginal proverb or saying in the orginal language in Roman script, followed by a rendering, as faithfully as possible, into English, with, wherever necessary, an explanatory note and as far as possible, by a similar proverb in English language.
Sales-Price (excluding shipping): US$ 1.50
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ISBN: 8173031029
Book Title: Rupamati
Author: Rudra Raj Pandey
Paperback Edition: 1999 [1999]
Script/Language: English
Translator: Shanti Mishra
Synopsis: an English version of the Nepali fiction of the same name
Sales-Price (excluding shipping): US$ 3.95
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ISBN: 9789937830256
Book Title: Socrates' Footsteps
Author: Govinda Raj Bhattarai
Paperback Edition: 2010 [1st English ed]
Script/Language: English
Translator: Bal Ram Adhikari
Synopsis: English version of the Nepali fiction 'Sukaratka Paila'
Sales-Price (excluding shipping): US$ 4.95
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ISBN: 999330512X
Book Title: Terror of Flower
Author: Dhruba Chandra Gautam
Paperback Edition: 2005 [1st]
Script/Language: English
Translator: Philip H Pierce
Synopsis: English version of the Nepali fiction Phoolko Atanka
Sales-Price (excluding shipping): US$ 1.70
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ISBN: 9788120802223
Book Title: The Hindu Temple (2 Vols.)
Author: Stella Kramrisch
Hardback Edition: 2007 [1946/ 1st]
Script/Language: English
Synopsis: This two volume work explains in detail the religious and spiritual significance of the temple by means of Sanskrit texts- both sacred and scientific
Additional Info: Motilal Banarsidass Publishers, India
Sales-Price (excluding shipping): US$ 80.00
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ISBN: 8001372789
Book Title: Wake of the White Tiger, the
Author: Diamond Shamsher Rana
Paperback Edition: 1999 [1st - 1984]
Script/Language: English
Translator: Greta Rana
Synopsis: English version the famous best-selling Nepali fiction Seto Bag
Sales-Price (excluding shipping): US$ 6.95
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ISBN: 8173031215
Book Title: Window of the House Opposite, the
Author: Govinda Bahadur Malla 'Gothale'
Paperback Edition: 1998 [1st English ed]
Script/Language: English
Translator: Larry Hartsell
Synopsis: English version of the Nepali fiction Pallo Gharko Jhyal
Sales-Price (excluding shipping): US$ 3.50
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ISBN: 9788184654189
Book Title: Women Writers of Nepal (profiles & perspective)
Author: Jagadish Rana
Hardback Edition: 2011 [1st]
Script/Language: English
Synopsis: Short boigraphies of 54 Nepali women writers
Additional Info: This is English adoptation of Narendra Raj Prasais Naichuli including portraits of the subjects
Sales-Price (excluding shipping): US$ 19.50
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