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30. 05. 2019

Story Time in Kerala

By Rubin DCruz

On a warm evening in 1972, when I was five years old and living in a village by the sea—Puthenthope in Thiruvananthapuram—I accompanied my cousin to our village library. The librarian gave me a

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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


01.05.2019 @ May Day at May Day

It’s May Day!

Yes, it’s that day again! The day we salute workers’ struggles. The day of solidarity. And as India votes, the day ...

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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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