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Shalimar Books – Indian books in the UK

Welcome to Shalimar Books which is the leading distributor of Indian books in the UK.  We supply books from Indian publishers to schools, libraries and bookshops. We also sell direct to the public at our Indian bookshop in London, and through this online shop.

  • Shaheen Bagh – A Graphic Recollection

    Shaheen Bagh – A Graphic Recollection

    Shaheen Bagh: A Graphic Recollection is a graphic account of the most famous political sit-in of recent times, which started on one side of a public thoroughfare in Delhi in December 2019 and continued till March 2020 when it was cleared by the police after the government

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  • Exhibition of Indian Art at the Rustique Cafe

    Exhibition of Indian Art at the Rustique Cafe

    Although Shalimar is primarily a bookshop, we have, through Soma, retained a section on Indian folk craft and Indian art. At present we have an exhibition of selected paintings at the Rustique Literary Cafe in Tufnell Park. This cafe is a favourite for the local

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  • Gauri Lankesh

    Gauri Lankesh

    The Way I See It: A Gauri Lankesh Reader Gauri Lankesh was an activist-journalist from Bangalore, Karnataka. She was shot to death outside her home in Rajarajeshwari Nagar on 5 September 2017. At the time of her death, Gauri was known for being a critic

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