Books by Justine Hardy

Released: June 9, 2009

"In reflective prose, Hardy fully fleshes out the denizens of this remote and troubled corner of the world."
Novelist and Financial Times writer Hardy (The Wonder House, 2006, etc.) gently probes changes within family and village life in the Kashmir Valley two decades after insurgency strife. Read full book review >
THE WONDER HOUSE by Justine Hardy
Released: April 9, 2006

"Hardy's lack of novelistic skill hobbles her attempt to pull together the personal and the political, the past and the present."
Kashmir is the setting for this messy first novel by a British nonfiction author (Bollywood Boy, 2003, etc.). Read full book review >
BOLLYWOOD BOY by Justine Hardy
Released: Sept. 15, 2003

"Adequate introduction to the power of Bollywood and the individuals it deifies on the big screen, but the chaotic material desperately needs a more rigorous approach."
It takes British journalist Hardy (Scoop-Wallah, 2000, etc.) 257 pages to get an interview with top Indian film star Hrithik Roshan, but she learns a lot about the nation's film industry along the way. Read full book review >
SCOOP-WALLAH by Justine Hardy
Released: Jan. 15, 2000

"India, warts and all, from a clear-eyed visitor who stayed long enough to learn—and still love. (B&w photos, not seen)"
Vivid impressions of the different India a young British journalist (Ochre Border, not reviewed) discovered while working as a writer for an Indian newspaper. Read full book review >