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The Association of Small Bombs

(2016)
A novel by

 
Awards
National Book Award for Fiction Best Book (nominee)
Wonderful. . . . Smart, devastating, unpredictable, and enviably adept in its handling of tragedy and its fallout. If you enjoy novels that happily disrupt traditional narratives about grief, death, violence, politics I suggest you go out and buy this one. Post haste. Fiona Maazel, "The New York Times Book Review" Karan Mahajan s"The Association of Small Bombs"urgently depicts the toll of terrorism on victims and perpetrators. "Vanity Fair" A deeply compassionate exploration of the effects terrorism has on both the victims and the perpetrators.. . . Dark, devastating, and sharply wise, "The Association of Small Bombs"is a tale of loss, grief, guilt, and redemption. "Buzzfeed," Most Exciting Books Coming in 2016 With"The Association of Small Bombs." . . [Mahajan] may well have moved into the upper reaches of contemporary fiction. "Flavorwire," Most Anticipated Books of 2016 For readers of Mohsin Hamid, Dave Eggers, Arundhati Roy, and Teju Cole, "The Association of Small Bombs" is an expansive and deeply humane novel that is at once groundbreaking in its empathy, dazzling in its acuity, and ambitious in scope When brothers Tushar and Nakul Khurana, two Delhi schoolboys, pick up their family s television set at a repair shop with their friend Mansoor Ahmed one day in 1996, disaster strikes without warning. A bomb one of the many small bombs that go off seemingly unheralded across the world detonates in the Delhi marketplace, instantly claiming the lives of the Khurana boys, to the devastation of their parents. Mansoor survives, bearing the physical and psychological effects of the bomb. After a brief stint at university in America, Mansoor returns to Delhi, where his life becomes entangled with the mysterious and charismatic Ayub, a fearless young activist whose own allegiances and beliefs are more malleable than Mansoor could imagine. Woven among the story of the Khuranas and the Ahmeds is the gripping tale of Shockie, a Kashmiri bomb maker who has forsaken his own

 
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Hardback Editions

March 2016 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: The Association of Small Bombs: A Novel
Author(s): Karan Mahajan
ISBN: 0-525-42963-8 / 978-0-525-42963-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Viking
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2016 : Hardback
thumbTitle: The Association of Small Bombs
Author(s): Karan Mahajan
ISBN: 9351777871 / 978-9351777878
Publisher: Fourth Estate/Harper Collins India
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Paperback Editions

July 2017 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: The Association of Small Bombs
Author(s): Karan Mahajan
ISBN: 0-09-952328-0 / 978-0-09-952328-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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October 2016 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: The Association of Small Bombs
Author(s): Karan Mahajan
ISBN: 0-14-310927-8 / 978-0-14-310927-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books
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July 2016 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: The Association of Small Bombs
Author(s): Karan Mahajan
ISBN: 0-7011-8260-1 / 978-0-7011-8260-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chatto & Windus
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Audio Editions

March 2016 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: The Association of Small Bombs: A Novel
Author(s): Karan Mahajan
ISBN: 1-5046-8524-5 / 978-1-5046-8524-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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March 2016 : USA MP3 CD
thumbTitle: The Association of Small Bombs: A Novel
Author(s): Karan Mahajan
ISBN: 1-5046-8523-7 / 978-1-5046-8523-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon UK   

March 2016 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Association of Small Bombs
Author(s): Karan Mahajan
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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Kindle Editions

July 2016 : UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Association of Small Bombs
Author(s): Karan Mahajan
Publisher: Vintage Digital
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March 2016 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Association of Small Bombs: A Novel
Author(s): Karan Mahajan
Publisher: Penguin Books
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