Jan 012013

I’ve recently published a new and updated edition of Rising from the Dust ~ India’s Hidden Voices on Amazon’s Kindle. As well as including updates on some of the original stories, the new edition provides links to other relevant news stories, publications and online material released since the book was first published in 2008.

It’s received some great 5* reviews on Amazon, so please check it out.  If you don’t have a Kindle, you can still read it on your phone, computer or tablet with one of Amazon’s free reading apps.

The 2nd paperback (2011) edition can be purchased in the UK from Waterstone’s or worldwide online.  Here’s how.

Update 16 February 2013: It’s also now available on the Barnes & Noble NookKobo and for the Apple iBook.  The Sony Reader edition should be available soon.

When I originally wrote Rising from the Dust I wanted to offer an honest portrayal of my experiences of when I first went to India several years ago. In so doing, I presented difficult, unpalatable issues for debate. A few years on and, despite the incredible pace of change in India in recent years, many of these issues remain deeply pertinent. But it’s not a heavy read, as you’ll discover… Continue reading »