Sunday, September 25, 2022

The Good Day I Died – By Desmond Kon

  How does literature respond to death or A Near-Death Experience? By Mitali Chakravarty   Be silent in that solitude,    Which is not loneliness—for then The spirits of the...

‘Landscape Painted with Tea’ as an Ecological Novel – By Jasmina Mihajlovic

"Suddenly I freeze. I sense, I clearly sense, somebody watching me. Somebody's eyes are fixed upon me. And then I realize that staring out...

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...

The End of Jerks in Paradise – By Robin Gregory

  Book Review: Memoirs and Misinformation: A Novel by Jim Carrey, Dana Vachon   In an interview with New York Times reviewer, Dave Itzkoff, Jim Carrey explains his...

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...

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...

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...

Thinking is a kind of Dancing – By Anjana Basu

  Dancing the Light  Poems from Australia and India Edited by Robert Maddox-Harle & Jaydeep Sarangi * Book Review by Anjana Basu   The study of poetry is and should be...

Walk with Gandhi – By Gabriel Rosenstock & Masood Hussain

  Review by Rajesh Subramanian Walk with Gandhi is a book of haiku poetry (bilingual- English & Irish), each poem accompanied by a beautiful painting. The...

The Knower and the Known

  Book Review by Anjana Basu Khwaja Abdullah Ansari lived in Khorasan and over time became known for being a commentator of the Qur’an and spiritual...

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