Tuesday, November 13, 2018

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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 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...

“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...

How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia

How the books, in general are meant for? They are for ‘self-help’, reveals the narrator of Mohsin Hamid’s How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia, on a less cryptic note. Though he doesn’t assert its universal supremacy, but cites it’s fallible and can be deviated as well. The later conclusion, Mohsin’s third novel gives that narrator is ‘other’ and reader is ‘self’-the book progresses under this existential arrangement, and through taking meticulous care of locale.

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...

The Delhi Walla Books Is Mantra

By Fahad Shah A traveller. A photographer. A book lover. And a guide to Delhi. He walks all around the city. Alone, late in the...

Taxi To The Dark Side: The US Prisons

By Iymon Ganaie Documentary films do often bring an agitation after which it is apt to shed tears. Agitation, which must be perceived as...

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...

Harud breaks the bollywood stereotype on Kashmir

              By Fahad Shah “Whatever is going on is not your fault?” tells the father, Yusuf (Reza Naji, Iranian actor) to his son, Rafiq (Shahnawaz...

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