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The IANC volunteers recommend several books to you as a starting point in your search, including the Featured Books below. IANC is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting awareness of Indian culture and traditions.

Featured Books

Bengali : A Complete Course for Beginners By Radice (Teach Yourself Books), Audio Cassette inc.
"This book is meticulously crafted and will satisfy the needs of a broad range of learning styles.".

Lonely Planet Bengali Phrasebook by Bimal Maity

Samsad Bengali-English Dictionary by Sahitya Samsad

Learning the Bengali Alphabet by
Bani Paul, Sachin Basak (Illustrator) "A fantastic journey into a new language"

Gitanjali : A Collection of Prose Translations Made by the Author from the Original Bengali by
Rabindranath Tagore, William Butler Yeats (Introduction) "These are the poems that won Tagore the Nobel Prize for literature".

Gitanjali:Offerings from the Heart by
Rabindranath Tagore with Audio Cassette

Essentials of Hindi Grammar : A Practical Guide to the Mastery of Hindi by Murli Dhar Srivastava

Rabindranath Tagore : An Anthology
"Splendid book ... Tagore's gift for us today, splendidly presented in this anthology"

A Dictionary of Hindu Name by Ramesh C. Dogra, Urmila Dogra

Songs of Kabir by Rabindranath Tagore (Translator)

Shame : A Novel by Tasalima Nasarina, Kankabati Datta (Translator)

Art and Life in Bangladesh by Henry Glassie
"The author has captured the essence of East Bengal in this marvelous book about art in Bangladesh."

Buddhist art of Bengal, from the 3rd century B.C. to the 13th century A.D Anasua Sengupta

Leaves from the Bodhi Tree : The Art of Pala India by Susan Huntington, John Huntington

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The Apu Trilogy Satyajit Ray (VHS)
"How can one convey within a few words such poetry, such depth of feeling, such nobility of vision? ".

Charulata (1997) - English subtitles by Satyajit Ray
"This is arguably Soumitra Chatterjee's finest performance".

Pather Panchali (1955) - English subtitles by Satyajit Ray
"Unrelenting study of a poverty-stricken Indian family in Bengal. Grippingly realistic"

City of Joy (1992) Patrick Swayze ..

Bengali Cooking : Seasons and Festivals Chitrita Banerji, Deborah Madison

Delicious Bengali Dishes Aroona Reejhsinghani

From Bengal to Punjab : The Cuisines of India
by Smita Chandra

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