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Roberto Calasso

Roberto Calasso, President and CEO of Adelphi in Milan, is the author of Ka: Stories of the Mind and Gods of India and, most recently, Ardor. (September 2016)

‘Akbar Inspects the Capture of a Wild Elephant’; illustration from Abu’l-Fazl’s History of Akbar, circa 1590

Indian Classics: The Big New Vision

Therigatha: Poems of the First Buddhist Women

translated from the Pali by Charles Hallisey

The History of Akbar, Volume 1

by Abu’l-Fazl, edited and translated from the Persian by Wheeler M. Thackston

The Story of Manu

by Allasani Peddana, translated from the Telugu by Velcheru Narayana Rao and David Shulman

September 24, 2015 issue

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