Books by Tarun J. Tejpal

Tarun J Tejpal is a journalist and publisher. In a 22-year career, he has been an editor with the India Today and The Indian Express groups, and the managing editor of Outlook, one of India’s premier newsmagazines. He has also written for several internat


THE VALLEY OF MASKS by Tarun J. Tejpal
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 4, 2014

"Tejpal puts demands on the reader both through the entanglements of his narrative and through the specialized vocabulary (e.g., the Mausoleum of Our Egos, the Kiln of Inevitable Impulses) he generates. The narrative will appeal to readers who delight in allegory that is political, philosophical and convoluted."
An intricate allegory of wisdom and enlightenment but ultimately of corruption and the struggle for power. Read full book review >
THE ALCHEMY OF DESIRE by Tarun J. Tejpal
Released: Dec. 12, 2006

"Great expectations and a large canvas boil down to vibrant local color, undying attachments and a lot of sex."
Restless spirits disrupt a contemporary marriage in this epic first novel set against the vivid backdrop of India's shift into modernity. Read full book review >