Books by Bharati Mukherjee

MISS NEW INDIA by Bharati Mukherjee
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 17, 2011

"Mukherjee explores Anjali's issues with understanding and sympathy."
A tightly woven narrative about naïvete and personal growth in contemporary India. Read full book review >
THE TREE BRIDE by Bharati Mukherjee
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2004

"Still, it's worth the effort. Mukherjee is a potent writer, and her contrasted and conflicting worlds and times seductively draw us in."
A heritage of revenge and violence stalks the protagonist and narrator in Mukherjee's latest, the second of a trilogy (Desirable Daughters, 2002). Read full book review >
DESIRABLE DAUGHTERS by Bharati Mukherjee
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 31, 2002

"A nice hybrid, combining the suspense of a good thriller with the atmosphere and texture of a family epic."
Mukherjee (Leave It to Me, 1997, etc.) offers a striking portrait of three sisters living in two worlds: the traditional Brahmin society of upper-class Calcutta, where they were born, and the secular world of the modern West they moved to as adults. Read full book review >
LEAVE IT TO ME by Bharati Mukherjee
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 17, 1997

"The mythic overtones keep this bloody saga engaging as its Electra proves worthy of the zeitgeist that created her."
Mukherjee (The Holder of the World, 1993, etc.) probes the origins of violence and the nature of identity in this grim tale of a young woman whose need to know her past leaves corpses from Sarasota to Sausalito. Read full book review >
THE HOLDER OF THE WORLD by Bharati Mukherjee
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 12, 1993

"Mukherjee's enormous learnedness here to be worn lightly, and pulls her story along like a merchantman under full sail."
From Mukherjee (The Middleman, 1988; Jasmine, 1989, etc.), the tale of a 17th-century American girl who ends up an emperor's mistress in India. Read full book review >