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Malhotra, Sunil

Works: 62 works in 296 publications in 1 language and 9,244 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Children's audiobooks  Biography  Domestic fiction  History  Autobiographies  Young adult works  Young adult works  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: PS3622.E744, FIC
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Sunil Malhotra
Cutting for stone by A Verghese( Recording )

20 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marion and Shiva Stone are twin brothers born of a secret union between an Indian nun and a British surgeon at a mission hospital in Addis Ababa. Orphaned by their mother's death in childbirth and their father's disappearance, they are bound together by a preternatural connection and a shared fascination with medicine. Marion flees his homeland fresh out of medical school when he and his brother fall in love with the same woman. He goes to work in an underfunded New York hospital until his past catches up with him, nearly destroying him, and he must trust his life to his father and brother
Eleanor & Park : [a novel] by Rainbow Rowell( Recording )

17 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 1,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set over the course of one school year in 1986, this is the story of two star-crossed misfits--smart enough to know that first love almost never lasts, but brave and desperate enough to try
When breath becomes air by Paul Kalanithi( Recording )

13 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the age of 36, on the verge of a completing a decade's worth of training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi's health began to falter. He started losing weight and was wracked by waves of excruciating back pain. A CT scan confirmed what Paul, deep down, had suspected: he had stage four lung cancer, widely disseminated. One day, he was a doctor making a living treating the dying, and the next, he was a patient struggling to live. Just like that, the future he and his wife had imagined, the culmination of decades of striving, evaporated. Breath Becomes Air approaches the questions raised by facing mortality from the dual perspective of the neurosurgeon who spent a decade meeting patients in the twilight between life and death, and the terminally ill patient who suddenly found himself living in that liminality. At the base of Paul's inquiry are essential questions such as: What makes life worth living in the face of death? What happens when the future, instead of being a ladder toward the goals of life, flattens out into a perpetual present? When faced with a terminal diagnosis, what does it mean to have a child, to nurture a new life as another one fades away? As Paul wrote, "Before my cancer was diagnosed, I knew that someday I would die, but I didn't know when. After the diagnosis, I knew that someday I would die, but I didn't know when. But now I knew it acutely. The problem wasn't really a scientific one. The fact of death is unsettling. Yet there is no other way to live." Paul Kalanithi passed away in March 2015, while working on this book
The lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri( Recording )

22 editions published in 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two brothers bound by tragedy. A fiercely brilliant woman haunted by her past. A country torn by revolution. A love that lasts long past death. An extraordinary new novel, set in both India and America, that expands the scope and range of one of our most dazzling storytellers: the best-selling author of The Namesake and Unaccustomed Earth
Behind the beautiful forevers : life, death, and hope in a Mumbai undercity by Katherine Boo( Recording )

29 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 972 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annawadi is a settlement in the shadow of luxury hotels near the Mumbai airport, and as India starts to prosper, Annawadians are filled with hope. Abdul, a reflective and enterprising Muslim teenager, sees "a fortune beyond counting" in the recyclable garbage that richer people throw away. But then Abdul is falsely accused in a shocking tragedy; terror and a global recession rock the city; and suppressed tensions over religion, caste, sex, power and economic envy turn brutal
Zombie baseball beatdown by Paolo Bacigalupi( Recording )

8 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While practicing for their next baseball game, thirteen-year-old friends Rabi, Miguel, and Joe discover that the nefarious activities of the Delbe, Iowa, meatpacking plant have caused cows to turn into zombies
The triple agent : [the al-Qaeda mole who infiltrated the CIA] by Joby Warrick( Recording )

11 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stunning narrative account of the mysterious Jordanian who penetrated both the inner circle of al-Qaeda and the highest reaches of the CIA, with a devastating impact on the war on terror
I have lost my way by Gayle Forman( Recording )

8 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A talented singer who is losing her voice, a gay teen on the brink of running away to find the boy he loves and a city newcomer reeling from a tragedy collide in Central Park and gradually reveal to each other the losses that have made them feel out of control
Black flags : the rise of ISIS by Joby Warrick( Recording )

7 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joby Warrick traces how the strain of militant Islam behind ISIS first arose in a remote Jordanian prison and spread with the unwitting aid of two American presidents
The golden son : a novel by Shilpi Somaya Gowda( Recording )

8 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the beloved author of "Secret Daughter" comes a moving new novel of a young man at the crossroads of life. Anil is the first person in his family to leave India, the first to attend college, the first to become a doctor. Half a world away in Dallas, Texas, he is caught up in his new life, experiencing all the freedoms and temptations of American culture: he tastes alcohol for the first time, falls in love, and learns firsthand about his adopted country's alluring, dangerous contradictions
A place for us : a novel by Fatima Farheen Mirza( )

6 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vanity Fair: "Ultimate Summer Fiction"Good Morning, America: "Best Books To Bring To the Beach This Summer" "The 17 Best Books to Read This Summer"Refinery29: "Brilliant Books To Bring To The Beach This Summer" USA Today: "10 Hot Books For Summer Reading" "This Summer's Debut Authors You Need To Know Right Now"Buzzfeed: "30 Summer Books To Get Excited About"PopSugar: "16 Most Exciting New Books To Read In June"DailyBeast: "Best Summer Beach Reads"Nylon: "46 Great Books To Read This Summer" LitHub: "Ultimate Summer Books Preview"Shondaland: "5 Brilliant New Books to Read in June""You'll fall for Fatima Farheen Mirza's gorgeous story of an Indian family and their estranged brother, all reunited at a wedding. Mirza's writing is like poetry as she examines just how far the bonds of family can bend."--ELISABETH EGAN, Glamour.comThe first novel from Sarah Jessica Parker's new imprint, SJP for Hogarth, A Place for Us is a deeply moving and resonant story of love, identity, and belongingAs an Indian wedding gathers a family back together, parents Rafiq and Layla must reckon with the choices their children have made. There is Hadia: their headstrong, eldest daughter, whose marriage is a match of love and not tradition. Huda, the middle child, determined to follow in her sister's footsteps. And lastly, their estranged son, Amar, who returns to the family fold for the first time in three years to take his place as brother of the bride. What secrets and betrayals have caused this close-knit family to fracture? Can Amar find his way back to the people who know and love him best? A Place for Us takes us back to the beginning of this family's life: from the bonds that bring them together, to the differences that pull them apart. All the joy and struggle of family life is here, from Rafiq and Layla's own arrival in America from India, to the years in which their children--each in their own way--tread between two cultures, seeking to find their place in the world, as well as a path home. A Place for Us is a book for our times: an astonishingly tender-hearted novel of identity and belonging, and a resonant portrait of what it means to be an American family today. It announces Fatima Farheen Mirza as a major new literary talent
Watched by Marina Tamar Budhos( Recording )

6 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marina Budhos's extraordinary and timely novel examines what it's like to grow up under surveillance, something many Americans experience and most Muslim Americans know
Tool of war by Paolo Bacigalupi( Recording )

6 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a future beset with rising seas, corporate government, and constant civil war, a bioengineered half-man/half-beast super-soldier, who calls himself Tool, breaks his conditioning to overcome his genetically enhanced sense of loyalty to the corporation that created him and seeks revenge against his old masters
Censoring an Iranian love story : a novel by Shahriyār Mandanīʹpūr( Recording )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shahriar Mandanipour, a contemporary and controversial Iranian writer, presents his first novel written in English. Seamlessly entwining two related narratives, Mandanipour unfolds the tale of an Iranian writer attempting to pen a love story set in present-day Iran. Similar to Romeo and Juliet, the writer's two lovers struggle to endure against powerful external forces. Unfortunately, though, the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance furiously attempts to censor the writer's work
The calling by James Frey( )

10 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve thousand years ago, they came. They descended from the sky amid smoke and fire, and created humanity and gave us rules to live by. They needed gold and they built our earliest civilizations to mine it for them. When they had what they needed, they left. But before they left, they told us someday they would come back, and when they did, a game would be played. A game that would determine our future.This is Endgame.For ten thousand years the lines have existed in secret
The promise : an original novella by Peter Lerangis( Recording )

7 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow the threads of history back to ancient times. Two Atlantean princes, Karai and Massarym, obsessed with power and terrified of the mysterious Loculi, turn against each other in a bitter rivalry. With the future of the world at stake and nowhere to turn for guidance, the fourteen-year-old brothers choose fear over trust, deception over truth, and violence over brotherhood, and they change the course of history forever
Sky key by James Frey( Recording )

9 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Endgame is here. Earth Key has been found. Two keys--and nine Players--remain. The keys must be found, and only one Player can win. Queens, New York. Aisling Kopp believes the unthinkable: that Endgame can be stopped. But before she can get home to regroup, she is approached by the CIA. They know about Endgame. And they have their own ideas about how it should be Played. Ideas that could change everything. Kingdom of Aksum, Ethiopia. Hilal ibn Isa al-Salt narrowly survived an attack that leaves him horribly disfigured. He now knows something the other Players do not. But the Aksumites have a secret that is unique to their line. A secret that can help redeem humanity--and maybe even be used to help defeat the beings behind Endgame. London, England. Sarah Alopay has found the first key. She is with Jago -- and they are winning. But getting Earth Key has come at a great cost to Sarah. The only thing that keeps the demons at bay is Playing. Playing to win. Sky Key -- wherever it is, whatever it is -- is next. And the nine remaining Players will stop at nothing to get it
How to win a cosmic war : [God, globalization, and the end of the War on Terror] by Reza Aslan( Recording )

6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cosmic war is a religious war. It is a battle not between armies or nations, but between the forces of good and evil, a war in which God is believed to be directly engaged on behalf of one side against the other. The hijackers who attacked the United States on September 11, 2001, thought they were fighting a cosmic war--a war that can't be won
The heart is a shifting sea : love and marriage in Mumbai by Elizabeth Flock( Recording )

7 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the vein of Behind the Beautiful Forevers, an intimate, deeply reported and revelatory examination of love, marriage, and the state of modern India--as witnessed through the lives of three very different couples in today's Mumbai.In twenty-first-century India, tradition is colliding with Western culture, a clash that touches the lives of everyday Indians from the wealthiest to the poorest. While ethnicity, class, and religion are influencing the nation's development, so too are pop culture and technology--an uneasy fusion whose impact is most evident in the institution of marriage.The Heart Is a Shifting Sea introduces three couples whose relationships illuminate these sweeping cultural shifts in dramatic ways: Veer and Maya, a forward-thinking professional couple whose union is tested by Maya's desire for independence; Shahzad and Sabeena, whose desperation for a child becomes entwined with the changing face of Islam; and Ashok and Parvati, whose arranged marriage, made possible by an online matchmaker, blossoms into true love. Though these three middle-class couples are at different stages in their lives and come from diverse religious backgrounds, their stories build on one another to present a layered, nuanced, and fascinating mosaic of the universal challenges, possibilities, and promise of matrimony in its present state.Elizabeth Flock has observed the evolving state of India from inside Mumbai, its largest metropolis. She spent close to a decade getting to know these couples--listening to their stories and living in their homes, where she was privy to countless moments of marital joy, inevitable frustration, dramatic upheaval, and whispered confessions and secrets. The result is a phenomenal feat of reportage that is both an enthralling portrait of a nation in the midst of transition and an unforgettable look at the universal mysteries of love and marriage that connect us all
This is our constitution : discover America with a gold star father by Khizr Khan( Recording )

3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Khizr Khan grew up in Pakistan, with few of the fundamental rights that are enshrined in the Constitution. He immigrated to America and became a citizen, raising his family to appreciate and honor all our nation has to offer. He is deeply passionate about the Constitution: the guarantees and protections it provides for each and every person and the beacon of light it shines throughout the world. A history of how the Constitution was drafted, passed, and amended
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Cutting for stone
The triple agent : [the al-Qaeda mole who infiltrated the CIA]Censoring an Iranian love story : a novelHow to win a cosmic war : [God, globalization, and the end of the War on Terror]
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