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World Prose Portfolio #5: Linda Neil

DAL BHAAT From Singing Love Songs in Kathmandu (Linda Neil’s current project, which will be published as an e-book with accompanying music soundtrack) The walk back to our hotel was like a dream. After the serendipity of our discovery in the Tibetan Square, Kathmandu seemed carnivalesque. The brightly coloured saris that adorned the Nepalese women […]

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Field Notes on Field Notes

Roy’s latest political writing, dedicated “To those who have learned to divorce hope from reason,” uses the contemporary politics of India, from the 2001 through 2008 state-backed Genocide against Muslims in Guharat to the 26 November 2008 Mumbai attacks, as a starting point for her political musings: offering a bleak but poetic analysis and simple, difficult solutions to world problems.

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The Mad Are Not Mad like Us: An Interview with K. Satchidanandan

K. Satchidanandan (Satchi) is a poet of national and international repute writing in Malayalam. He was Professor of English at Christ College, University of Calicut, Kerala, editor of Indian Literature, the journal of the Sahitya Akademi (The National Academy of Letters) and later its Chief Executive. He has 21 collections of poetry in Malayalam, 16 collections of world poetry in translation and 23 collections of critical essays and interviews besides three collections of essays in English and several works in Malayalam, English and Hindi.

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