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Narratives of colliding cultures Narratives of colliding cultures...
Writing for Le Clézio is an examination of his relationship to everyday things. Truly a global citizen, his work mirrors the contemporary world of movement across borders, with all its tensions and undercurrents.
Rich tapestry of experience
A collection of five novellas by women brought together by OUP for the first time, with an introduction by feminist historian Uma Chakraborthy.
Discovering India in a corner of Sweden
The Goteburg Book Fair offers a feast of literary fare from a range of cultures.
Celebrating children’s literature
Bookaroo Children’s Literature Festival 2008, the first children’s literature festival in India, will take place in Delhi on November 22 and November 23, 2008 at Sanskriti Anand Gram on the Mehrauli-Gurgaon Road. Slated to be ...
From the Blurb
A candid cavalcade of interesting episodes, anecdotes and fascinating experiences culled from a life lived in a host of countries. A Life Across Three Continents offers a glimpse into different aspects of a diplomat’s life from the point ...
A celebration of readers and writers
Despite the presence of novelists, biographers..., the stars of the Kovalam Literary Festival were poets.
Novel as discovery
For Canadian-born Padma Viswanathan, writing her debut novel led her back to a culture and milieu that went back over a 100 years. Excerpts from an interview…
Unravelling inner worlds
C.K. Meena’s novels give readers the thrill of meeting new personalities, fully fleshed out characters whose thoughts we’d love to know more about.
What Next? Surviving the Twenty-first Century, Chris Patten, Allen Lane, Rs. 795.When Chris Patten chose to christen his treatise on how to survive the 21st century What Next?, he couldn’t have anticipated ...
Haiku: The other voice
Life for retired sub-inspector, Swaminathan, (Swami to his friends) is tough. While beating up a suspect in police custody, Swami suffers a paralytic stroke. With that, he is disabled, his pension halved, and given early retirement from the ...
A slim selection
They may be less than 100 pages but their resonance lingers on.
An untold story told
Tracing the long, dramatic journey of the book in India.
Of stuff and stuffing
‘Stuff’ is an all-purpose word not limited in use or function. But how did it come to life?
The stuff of legends
Sarna captures well the pathos and humiliation of Duleep Singh growing up in a world of betrayals and turmoil.
Two narratives of migration and dislocation in the aftermath of the Partition that reinforce the goodness of the ‘common’ man.
All dressed up and nowhere to go
A disappointing novel on love that too easily slips into clichés…
Of family trauma
A hard-hitting novel that uses a family’s fortunes to mirror the mistrust, gloom and violence that has descended on Kashmir since the insurgency began.
Many shades of ‘Malapalli’
Capturing the mood of a crucial moment in Indian history.
Promises, but does not interest
Travelling through cultures was never easy but new attempts that seek to represent the subcontinent are now mushrooming
Instant India insights
An accessible, chirpily written introduction to the National Capital Region in the guise of a manhunt.
World of majesty
A scholarly yet readable overview of the history of Rajput paintings.
Peep into the past
An intimate yet detached narrative of the fortunes of a Brahmin family in a time that’s long gone.
From different worlds
Two books from Tamil that open new vistas for readers.
Bama enters a highly problematic area of inequality and violence among various Dalit communities.
Insights into Nepal
Short stories that traverse many topics but remain rooted in the Nepali context.
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