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In The Rains

Mallika Bhaumik Arindam's Diary 7th July, 2012 I watched the rain from behind the glass window, as it fell softly, silently on a warm July night....

Drug Store

Anindita Bose Love is neither blind nor selfish. It is a drug that pulls one out of a comfort zone and puts in a new state....

The Man

Raja Chakraborty It was a hot day. Stiflingly so. An unforgiving midsummer sun blazed from the cloudless sky, burning everything in its wake. Few blades...

GROWING UP WITH RABINDRASANGEET

Fakrul Alam One of the earliest memories I have of my father is of him coming out of his bedroom, transistor radio in hand, eager...

“In the semblance of man”: The Imperial Uncanny in Late Victorian...

Bipranarayan Bhattacharyya Darwin’s theory of evolution was one of the greatest scientific achievements of the Victorian period. However, the theory, with its emphasis on the...

Salman Rushdie’s Joseph Anton and the Question of Intolerance

Suvankar Ghosh Roy Chowdhury Salman Rushdie, the British-Indian novelist, gained prominence with his second novel Midnight’s Children way back in 1981. An exponent of history...

What is Civility? What It Takes To Be Civil?

Studying 19th Century Bengal’s Civilizational Conflicts in Michael Madhusudan Dutt’s Ekei Ki Bole Sobhyota? Manisha Bhattacharya “Civility is claiming and caring for one’s identity, needs and...

Yaku: the Mirror in Tambien la Lluvia

Tambien la Lluvia (2010) Initial release: 14 October 2010 (Los Angeles, USA) Director: Icíar Bollaín Screenplay: Paul Laverty Cast: Gael García Bernal, Luis Tosar, Karra Elejalde Reviewed by: Titas...

England, England

Title: England, England Originally published: 27 August 1998 Author: Julian Barnes Page count: 272 Publisher: Jonathan Cape Genres: Satire, Farce Nominations: Booker Prize Reviewed by Abhijit Acharjee The eighth novel of the Booker winner (2011) author Julian Barns...

After Dark

Title: After Dark Publisher: Vintage Books, London (2004) Author: Haruki Murakami Translator: Jay Rubin Pages: 201 Format: Paperback Reviewed by Pinaki Dewan In After Dark by Haruki Murakami, the two sisters—Eri...

In Failure and In Ruins

Title: In Failure and In Ruins Author: Mark Bolsover Publisher: Into the Void Press Pages: 52 Format: Paperback Price: 10$ Reviewed by Koushik Sen Mark Bolsover’s book of experimental prose-poetry can...