July 6, 2015
The Indian novels written in English that Western readers are most familiar with have been referred to as “the sari and mango novels” by...
column
July 3, 2015
“Our thoughts, feelings, desires and actions are being robotized; 'life' is coming to mean feeding apparatuses and being fed by them. In...
Reportage
June 11, 2015
We arrive late, as the sun is going down. The warm light of dusk embraces the landscape and glistens on the white stone of the buildings...
Reportage
May 20, 2015
Paris, France: Despite an official end to hostilities in 2003, Eastern Congo has remained susceptible to proxy wars with continued fighting...
Opinion
November 16, 2014
It’s been harder than usual to ignore the devaluing of black womanhood in America. From video footage of a black woman getting knocked out...
Literature
November 12, 2014
Was I ever young enough to want to go out on New Year’s Eve? Or even to want to just stay up until midnight so that the new year wouldn’t...
blog
July 31, 2014
Comics are bigger than ever, both in our mainstream pop culture and in the world of literature, literary criticism and academia. As someone...
column
July 28, 2014
Where is Um Hana tonight? The tanks rolled into Beit Lahiya weeks ago, the air exploding around them. At first I pictured her and her four...
blog
July 24, 2014
Originally published in Countercurrents . Bihurama Ganju, a resident of Gurunjuli village along the Assam-Arunchal border, was beaten to...