[INDOLOGY] Wendy Doniger's book to be withdrawn in India by Penguin India

Dominik Wujastyk wujastyk at gmail.com
Tue Feb 11 05:14:57 EST 2014

​Dear colleagues,

​I am appalled to learn of yet another book-banning episode in India, this
​affecting our colleague Wendy Doniger.​

​Yesterday, if I understand correctly, Penguin India agreed to withdraw the
book rather than fight the law case:

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​If you read the five objections offered against the
they are risible.  It beggars belief that any court, much less a publisher,
would take objections of this type seriously.

As a Penguin Delhi author myself, I shall be writing to Penguin India to
protest this dark-ages ruling.  ​

​Penguin Delhi's contact details are here:

Dominik Wujastyk
University of Vienna​
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