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Amitav Ghosh, Uday Prakash & Jeet Thayil Shortlisted for DSC South Asian Literature Prize 2013.

The list of six writers -- three Indians, two Pakistani and one from Bangladesh -- besides an American translator for the USD 50,000 prize...

Aravind Adiga, Amitav Ghosh’s works in Dublin literary award longlist

Novels by four Indian authors, including Aravind Adiga and Amitav Ghosh, are among 154 titles long listed for the 2013 IMPAC Dublin literary award. Besides...

No Where Man – Asit Kanti Sarkar, West Bengal

Diaspora has been a reality all over the world through ages. In his essay on Gunter Grass, Rushdie proclaims, "We all cross frontiers; in...

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Her Dead Alive Octopus

I caught upon an uncanny creature,Amidst a fish vending street.Like the ghostly alien hands,Its spooky limbs shined in the...
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Fruit Punch

I should have asked her months ago. But I have been preoccupied with my family’s concerns. How will you protect your wife in that unknown place? What will you do if someone harms her? You have no experience in travel. You don’t even know Hindi. How will you get things done? Why can’t you go someplace nearby, like Munnar? But I had promised Agneta, and I couldn’t break it.

Our Men are Learning

“Cut them some slack,our men are still learning.”“Don't be so harsh,our men are still learning.”Did you know thatthe learning...

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Her Dead Alive Octopus

I caught upon an uncanny creature,Amidst a fish vending...

Fruit Punch

I should have asked her months ago. But I have been preoccupied with my family’s concerns. How will you protect your wife in that unknown place? What will you do if someone harms her? You have no experience in travel. You don’t even know Hindi. How will you get things done? Why can’t you go someplace nearby, like Munnar? But I had promised Agneta, and I couldn’t break it.