Saturday, October 20, 2018

Reviews

‘The autumn of the patriarch’

Qissa - Directed by Anup Singh. Cast: Irrfan Khan, Tilottoma Shome, Tisca Chopra, Rasika Duggal The air was thinner in the defeated ‘homeland’ and it...

Review: Haider

  Vishal Bhardwaj’s obsession with the Bard is common knowledge. After the seamless adaptations of Macbeth to the Mumbai underworld and Othello to the crass...

A Residue of hope

The world of exile has spawned literature of various hues. Residue, the debut novel of academic, poet and author Nitasha Kaul is an important...

Maps for a mortal moon

The worst thing about being a human being is being a human being. ‘I wish I was bird’, as the railway clerk in Nissim...

The Great Weaver From Kashmir

While surfing the net I stumbled upon the title of a book “The Great Weaver from Kashmir” by Halldor Laxness. A sheer curiosity, a...

The House With a Thousand Stories

  Aruni is among those few, who practically objected the stereotypical portrayal of Northeast India as a ‘subject matter.’ These seven states, otherwise, are far...

“Looking back at a modern nation”

  A young and inexperienced India that began its tryst with destiny as a sovereign, socialist, secular democratic republic has come a long way in...

The Shadow of the Crescent Moon

Fatima Bhutto is a conscience keeper of her sensibility. She has proved it on time and again. Her detailed memoir, Songs of Blood and...

The unjust past

What made Pandits of Kashmir to migrate? What made them to live as migrants in the land which was alien to them, where the...

Delhi by heart

As Raza is Rumi, so ploy of narrower gratifications should normally evade his identity. Surprisingly (for conformity between author and editor), the cover of...

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