This story spins a tale about a ‘kachra-collector’ called Kubjamma, who has learnt not to express herself. There is also Abdul Muid, a pao-wala.
Its quasi-ecclesiastical character would have made it a cliché in any other book. But not this one.
Is celibacy or singleness a prerequisite to seek an ideal world? It’s another matter that marital pleasures are fine for temple deities with their consorts.
Translated from the bestselling Bengali novel Narach, Chronicles of the Lost Daughters captures the glory and decadence of late nineteenth-century colonial Bengal. The story of a widow, Bhubonmoni, it features historical...
Born on September 9, 1927 in Uttar Pradesh's Faizabad, Kunwar Narayan was known for his poetry, stories and critiques.
The following excerpt from Sheela Reddy's new book gives a glimpse into the dynamics of the relationship shared by Mr and Mrs Jinnah...
In his new groundbreaking new book, 'A World of Three Zeroes', Yunus proposes a new form of capitalism where every individual is an entrepreneur and nobody is working for corpulent corporate
A new biography of A.B. Vajpayee doesn’t miss a beat, but relies heavily on secondary material
A Bombay-based theatre-holic's annual dip in the Fountain of Youth with Thespo 18
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