Wednesday, September 26, 2018

XXL – By Aditya Shankar

  Review by Rajesh Subramanian     Aditya Shankar has been trying to set a unique poetic path for himself, with an unusual language structure, metaphoric themes and...

In my Patina Cup- By Sadia Khan

   Book Review by Shazia Batool Naqvi   The metaphorical Title of this volume: “In my Patina Cup” brought to mind the gem words of Muriel Rukeyser(1):...

Some Mad Poems Some Sad Poems Some Bad Poems and A Short Story in...

  Book Review by: Anjana Basu   Jayant Kripalani’s is a return to a kind of poetry few people write these days. As he himself writes, his...

No Such Thing As Distance – Karen Paul Holmes

  Review by Lynn Alexander   When you enter Karen Paul Holmes’s poetry, you travel a path between love and death, joy and anguish, gravity and humor—the...

Naishapur and Babylon – By Keki N. Daruwalla

  Review by Anjana Basu Despite the Machine Guns The warped image of a kingfisher in the water - at least it is a bird, at least...

Ceremonial – By Carly Joy Miller

Review by: Rajesh Subramanian The poems in this collection are refreshingly different - in terms of their style, content and poetic poignancy. You catch hold...

Blossoms of Decay – Gary Beck

  By Rajesh Subramanian   Evil has been an inescapable part of the human environment since time immemorial. Whether it originates from the Satan or otherwise, its...

I was the Wind Last Night (New & Collected Poems)- Ruskin Bond

  By Anjana Basu   Mountains of Silence Ruskin Bond’s poetry, like his prose is without pretentions. His verses are rhymed in some cases, not in some and...

Don’t Run, My Love – A Novella by Easterine Kire

  Book Review by: Anjana Basu Easterine Kire takes Naga folk tales and weaves them into stories that could belong to any time and place, set...

Aura – ( A Novel by Carlos Fuentes ) By Ted Gioia

Felipe Montero sits reading a newspaper in a seedy café, when he is startled by a classified ad.  The solicitation seems written with him...
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