Kate Teltscher has written about Indian literature and colonial works for both an academic and general readership. Her book The High Road to China: George Bogle, the Panchen Lama and the First British Expedition to Tibet (Bloomsbury, 2006; Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 2007) was shortlisted for the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Biography.
'Teltscher's introduction to this new abridged edition is a model of scholarship and readability.' * Neel Mukherjee, Financial Times * 'Hobson-Jobson is a rare dictionary that can be read for pleasure' * Christopher Howse, Sunday Telegraph * 'Everyone interested in British India should have a copy.' * Andrew Robinson, The Independent *