Manisha Granthalaya, a little book haven in Kolkata, which debuted in 1964, keeps the Russian spirit alive in India. Table of ContentsSoviet books conquer BengalBehind the scenes of the literary boomThe new beginning  
'Joyous cacophony' and an 'irresistible novel' were the phrases that were used to describe Shree's ‘Tomb of Sand’. Rightfully, Geetanjali Shree has won the International Booker Prize for ‘Tomb of Sand’, the very 1st Hindi novel to bag the prize.