Zia Haider Rahman, “In the Light of What We Know”

Zia Haider Rahman, “In the Light of What We Know”

( My review of Zia Haider Rahman’s debut novel, In the Light of What we Know, has been published in the Hindu Literary Review on 6
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Shibram Chakraborty

Shibram Chakraborty

The Merry Adventures of Harshabardhan and Gobardhan is a delightful collection of stories about two brothers — Harshabardhan and Gobardhan. They are well-meaning but bumbling chaps.
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F. R. Hitchcock

F. R. Hitchcock

‘Someone should do something about it,’ says Henry. ‘Like the army – perhaps we should call the army?’ ‘I dare you to make the call,’
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Eimear McBride, “A Girl is a Half-formed Thing”

Eimear McBride, “A Girl is a Half-formed Thing”

Oh my God I’m heartily sorry for having offended thee and I detest all my sins because I dread the loss of heaven and the
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Neamat Imam, “The Black Coat”

Neamat Imam, “The Black Coat”

The language of rebellion is simple whereas the language of governance is very intricate. ( p.148) Neamat Imam’s debut novel The Black Coat is about newly independent Bangladesh
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Akhil Sharma, “Family Life”

Akhil Sharma, “Family Life”

Before we came to America, I had never read a book just to read it. When I began doing so, at first, whatever I read
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Some links from JLF 2013 and 2014, worth revisiting

Some links from JLF 2013 and 2014, worth revisiting

Here are some links from the Jaipur Literature Festival 2013 and 2014 available on YouTube that I have enjoyed watching. Enjoy!  17 June 2014 Caravaggio
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Angarey and the Progressive Writers Movement

Angarey and the Progressive Writers Movement

This year has been marked by the publication of Rakhshanda Jalil’s thesis by OUP – A Literary History of the Progressive Writer’s Movement in Urdu and
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The spirit of fiction, Emma Donoghue talks about her new novel, “Frog Music”

The spirit of fiction, Emma Donoghue talks about her new novel, “Frog Music”

( My interview with Emma Donoghue was published in the Hindu Literary Review online edition yesterday. 7 June 2014. An edited version has been published
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