Thursday, February 20, 2020

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...

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):...

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...

The Voyage – By Christopher Manners

  Book Review by Dustin Pickering “Knowing ourselves, we are beautiful; in self-ignorance, we are ugly.” -Plotinus Christopher Manners’ The Voyage is a work of substantial philosophical maturity....

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...

When I Hid My Caste – Stories by Baburao Bagul

  When I Hid My Caste -  Stories by Baburao Bagul (Translated by Jerry Pinto) Published by : Speaking Tiger, Price : INR 399/-   Book Review by Anjana Basu These short stories ...

‘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...

These Were My Homes: Collected Poems – By Vijay Nambisan

  These Were My Homes: Collected Poems - By Vijay Nambisan Published by: Speaking Tiger Publications, Price : INR 499/ Book Review by Anjana Basu To call Nambisan ‘the finest...

Speaking in tongues: Alvin Pang’s poetry – By Alfred A. Yuson

Our good buddy Alvin Pang of Singapore has just authored a new poetry collection: What Happened: Poems 1997 – 2017, edited and with a...

Editor's Picks

Page Reader Press Enter to Read Page Content Out Loud Press Enter to Pause or Restart Reading Page Content Out Loud Press Enter to Stop Reading Page Content Out Loud Screen Reader Support