Bombaykala Books

Bombaykala Books

Changing the way stories are told
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Book Announcement: A Bombay In My Beat
Mrinalini Harchandrai’s first collection of poetry, A Bombay In My Beat, offers a literary ear to soundtracks from the music player during...
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Book Announcement: When Home Is An Idea
Rochelle D'Silva was born and raised in Bombay but since then, she has called many places home. There are many...
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Book Announcement: Tomorrow It Will All Run Backwards
Michael Brett's poems were written during the Civil War in the Former Yugoslavia when Michael worked in the Press Section...
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Changing The Way Stories Are Told.

Bombaykala was born out of a desire to read and create awareness about literature that does not make it to conventional publishing platforms.

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Our primary imprint, Bombaykala publishes contemporary fiction and nonfiction. Stories about Bombay have a special place in our hearts, and so do stories that touch upon the human condition.

Bombaykala Classics

Bombaykala Classics focuses on publishing works of historical and contemporary significance, that are closely related to the contemporary thought and culture, and add significant value to debate and culture.


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A City of Sungazers

Queenie Sukhadia

A collection of interlinked short stories that share the lives of two families, the Parekhs and the Patels. Set in Mumbai, these tales deliver the truths of most Indian households, exposing the reality of the City of Dreams.

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Ek Chotisi Dibiya

Vishakha Sharma

In Ek Chotisi Dibiya, the poet, Vishakha Sharma, draws the reader into a utopian yet real world of love, desire, loss and hope.

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When Home Is An Idea

Rochelle D'Silva

When Home Is An Idea is a collection of poems that talk about poet Rochelle D’Silva’s struggles with identity and belonging.