Wednesday, March 20, 2019

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...

‘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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

When Jean-Paul Sartre Cured Existential Angst with a Jazz Record – By Ted...

  A Look Back at Sartre's Nausea   Philosophers can be incisive storytellers—and have been since the earliest days of the discipline. The most memorable passages in...

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...
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