New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Classical scholar Arshia Sattars translation of the Valmiki Ramayana, “Uttara: The Book of Answers”; “Lost Loves: Exploring Rama’s Anguish”; and “Tales from the Kathasaritasagara by Somadev”, will be published by HarperCollins India, the publisher announced on Friday.
It will also be publishing Sattar’s latest book, “Treta”, a collection of essays on the Ramayana.
The titles will be published this year and in 2020.
“Arshia Sattar is one of the greatest classical scholars and translators of our time, and we at HarperCollins are immensely proud to be publishing her classic translations of the Ramayana and Uttara, and Lost Loves, her thought-provoking book of essays on the Ramayana, in 2019,” said Udayan Mitra, Publisher – Literary at HarperCollins India.
“A new book of writings on the Ramayana,Treta, will follow in 2020, alongside a new edition of Arshia’s wonderful translation of the Kathasaritasagara. The Ramayana, Uttara and the Kathasaritasagara will sit very well alongside the many accomplished works of translation in the Harper Perennial list. We are really excited about bringing Arshia’s terrific work to readers in a new avatar,” he added.