Bibliography on Novels/Ethnographies that might be suitable for an introductory survey of Asian Religions
Compiled by Tracy Pintchman
Mishima, Runaway Horses
Chaudhuri, Nirad C. Hinduism: A Religion to Live By
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, _To Whom She Will_.Fireside; 1st Fireside edition
Karan Singh, Mountain of Shiva
Anees Jung. _Night of the New Moon. Encounters with Muslim Women in India._
R.K. Narayan. _The Dark Room_U Chicago Press, 1981. (1st ed pub. in 1938)
_Bengali Women_, by Manisha Roy. U Chicago Pr., 1972, 75.
Paul Zacharia, Bhaskara Pattelar and Other Stories.
R.K. Narayan, The Painter of Signs.
"Astride the Wheel," originally published in Oriya by Chandrasekhar Rath, and recently translated into English by J. K. Nayak.
R. K. Narayan, The Guide
Gods, Graves, and Grandmothers (no author given)
The Village by the Sea (no author given)
Lalithambika's "Admission of Guilt" (in her Cast Me Out if You Will)
R.K. Narayan's Gods, Demons, and Others
Profiles in Female Poverty by Leela Gulati.
V.K. Basheer's Me Grandad 'Ad An Elephant
Behind Mud Walls
Mother of Bliss by Lisa Hallstrom
Shiva's Fire by Suzanne Fisher Staples
Rama Mehta's Inside the Haveli
Gita Mehta's A River Sutra
_Vamshavriksha_ by S. L Bhyrappa
Kathleen Erndl's Victory to the Mother
Kirin Narayan, Mondays on the Dark Night of the Moon
David Haberman's Journey Through the Twelve Forests
D. B. Mokashi's, _Palkhi: An Indian Pilgrimage
Ashok Mathur's ONCE UPON AN ELEPHANT
Susan Wadley, Raja Nal and the Goddess
Revised: March 30, 2005