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This picture has the cover of the book Again I Hear These Waters by Shalim M. Hussain on the right...
Etching of a bird flying over the countryside with a view of a city in the background
Bird of Paradise by Jacques Callot in the Rosenwald Collection of the National Gallery of Art
A woman looks out the windows of a slightly dilapidated white brick building.
Kalpana Raina stands in the window of her uncle's former home. Photo by Tanveer Ajsi.
A two-by-six grid of the covers of the six books in the Watchlist: Reinbou, A Whale Is a Country,...
Portrait of Vishes Kothari
Portrait of WWB's poetry editor, Sohini Basak
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Clockwise from top left: Bikash Dihingia, Risten Sokki, Imran Sada'i, Boubacar Boris Diop, Gawani Gaongen, Jean D'Amerique, Adriana Paredes Pinda, Emiliana Bernard-Stephenson
The covers of the six books featured in the Watchlist: The Murderer's Mother, Forgottenness, The...
A pair of vintage storage trunks sitting on a sandy-colored, tiled floor
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Red sparks and flames on a black background
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Five vultures standing on bare tree branches
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A large, shallow river with pines on the opposite bank and mountains in the distance
Nameri National Park. Photo by Debuapriyo, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
The twelve books featured in the list, in three rows of five
The covers of the books featured in the Watchlist: Offshore Lightning, The Country of Too, No One...
Stray dogs
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Black, gray, and white storm clouds
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Cobwebs outside of a house
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Empty train tracks disappearing into the horizon in a dry landscape
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A boat on the coast of Gujarat at sunset
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Portrait of Dr. Sachin Ketkar
A colored floral illustration on paper
Detail of “Leopard Bearing Lion's Order to Fellow Judges", Folio 51 recto from a Kalila wa Dimna. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, The Alice and Nasli Heeramaneck Collection, Gift of Alice Heeramaneck, 1981
Portrait of Dr. Tridip Suhrud
An old ornate mansion in India with a green wrought iron gate
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Two blue glass skyscrapers seen from below against a cloudy blue sky
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A pair of black leather lace-up boots in front of a white wall
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A man paddles a canoe in a river at sunset
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A wagtail perching on a stick by a body of water
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The covers of the books featured in the list
Jenny Bhatt (left) and Rita Kothari (right)
A game of hopscotch on asphalt
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The covers of the ten books featured in the gift guide
Tree of life carving at the Sidi Saiyyed Mosque
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Photo of a man walking alongside his bike on a tree-lined path
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A woman in a pink sari walks in the street in front of an apartment building
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Photo of a school framed by two trees
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The covers of all the books featured in the list
Sketch of Infernal Landscape by Hieronymus Bosch
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Portrait of writer and translator Nisha Susan
Portrait of Meena Kandasamy
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Double portrait of writer Jhumpa Lahiri
A metal bowl against a white background
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