August 3, 2020
How to Tell the Story of an Insurgency, edited by Aruni Kashyap, is an effective acquaintance with the three decades of insurgency in the...
Literature
April 7, 2019
I like shrinks, she said, chuckling, her face twitching. She should know. For over two years now, she has been in the care of an alienist...
Literature
September 19, 2017
“I must eat a decent meal today!” Ahmed Suk Suk said to himself, as he woke up and sat on the bed. “I haven’t had some warm food with salt...
Literature
September 26, 2016
I The mother, in short tight clothes, smudgy-eyed and lank-haired, wasted from taking more than her usual count of men, and, smiling a wry...
Literature
January 28, 2016
Their life in Belgium already seemed like something that happened to someone else. Sometimes, Agu and Prosperous spoke of it, not of...
Reviews
October 26, 2015
Early this year I returned to northern Uganda during the dry season and was reminded of the pervasive nature of dust, the way it defines...
blog
February 7, 2015
It is impossible to encapsulate the life and work of someone as prolific and influential as beloved Algerian novelist Assia Djebar. Her...
Literature
September 18, 2014
The resting place of the dead is respected here. Straight lines, manicured grass, clean concrete and untouched graves. Everything has its...
Conversations
August 26, 2014
Amit Chaudhuri first came into public light with his collection of short stories, A Strange and Sublime Address which featured a young boy'...