EAT, PRAY, LIVE
Eat, Pray, Live
One Thousand Paper Cranes
In this evocatively written tale of a girl growing up, concrete reality slips out of reach, yet is all the more believable, leaving some lingering questions
Jan 12, 2018
Panjandrum In Disorder Central
This dark atmospheric text about Francis Newton Xavier, poet and painter, bristles with the nature of the two arts, solitude and hangers-on
Nov 03, 2017
Lessons Of Amorous Sentiment
Amid a young Indian’s notches on his American bedposts and flashes of life back in Bihar, Amitava Kumar floods his novel with studious ephemera
Jul 27, 2017
Lattice Of Lyrical Majesticity
The royal masque in Akbar’s glittering court at Fatehpur Sikri is occasion for Sealy’s exquisite poem-prose, decorated with words, absences and old longing
May 11, 2017
Her Emotions Curdled Thick
This slim novel stews in the passionate juice of wronged love. The protagonist, symbolically wedded to deep Krishna love, rages on.
Mar 09, 2017
From A Baggageless Kipling
The timeless hills, the brooks and forests, the creatures that inhabit them and the small stories of innocents among them carry a whiff of old India
Feb 16, 2017
400 Years Of Eloquence
Rich in symbolism, Kire’s story, resonant of her Naga roots, has the pellucid quality of folktales
Jan 13, 2017
Bouncily Down The Cam With Floyd
Angst, scrapes, fleet-footed adjustments—Dhondy’s Cambridge memoir presents a throbbing zeitgeist
Nov 17, 2016
Riding The Mind On Mode Zero
It is the search for the origin of zero, without which it is impossible to imagine the modern day world
Nov 03, 2016
Albus Severus’s Decision
The dark world Harry & Co inhabit changes little after 22 years
Aug 24, 2016
The Mamata Who Stole Christmas
Walkers around Calcutta's Rabindra Sarovar had grown used to being surprised by music; and from surprise it had become an indulgence. But gradually a note of disharmony crept into the proceedings...
Dec 27, 2016
Not At My Son's Funeral
Is it possible to do it in cold blood? The Nazis certainly did. But this? Looking into their eyes and asking them their names one by one?
Jul 05, 2016
The Residue Of Faith
The stink, the uprooted bamboos, the vegetable peels — all that is left behind once the prayers are said and the festival draws to an end
Mar 15, 2016
Jurassic Park, Kolkata Version
Nothing compares to the noise that Deshapriya Park was generating — an entire cement protima, and huge to boot, the goddess 88 feet tall.
Oct 22, 2015
The Writer Will Not Dance
The situation between writers and Santhals is actually fairly similar...
Oct 13, 2015
Inheritance Of Loss
In the corridors of Nabanna the perception is that Kolkata must become London, quite forgetting that the city was actually based on the London model
Sep 22, 2015
The Extinct Bungalow On Bondel Road
Set as the backdrop to an inane world that was always trying to throw yesterday into the face of now, it was incongruous and it was magnificent.
Aug 03, 2015
Voters And Other Strangers
The symbolism still gets you — a woman in a white sari with a green border going up against a wall of red promising change.
May 13, 2015
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