This small book is a collection of fables.

Four brilliant artists and writers confront four strongmen.


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India is battling for its very soul.

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) is the most powerful organisation ...

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तीस्ता सेतलवाड़ कौन हैं?

हिंदुत्ववादी ताकतो...

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12. 04. 2019

Letter from the LeftWord Editors

By Vijay Prashad and Sudhanva Deshpande

Dear Friends,

We are writing to you as India prepares to vote. By all accounts, this promises to be an enormously consequential election. Both of us – in our individual capacitie

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LeftWord Books is a New Delhi-based publishing house that seeks to reflect the views of the left in India and South Asia. We publish critical and analytical works on a range of subjects, and pay special attention to works on Marxist theory. We project the interests of the working people and movements for social transformation.


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Check out the May Day Bookstore, with its fabulous collection of books. Next door is the theatre space Studio Safdar, created by Jana Natya Manch


02.04.2019 @ A.G. Noorani’s ‘The RSS: A Menace to India’ Book launch

LeftWord Books is pleased to invite you to the launch of

A.G. Noorani’s T ...

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01.04.2019 @ Lula and the battle for democracy in Brazil

LeftWord Books invites you to ‘Lula and the battle for democracy in Brazil’, a talk by Cristiane Ganaka, Brazilian economist and researcher with Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. ...

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