December 31, 2018
A couple of gems sparkled: Chokher Bali by Tagore (Tagore adorns the posters of The Takshashila Institution), Latitudes of Longing by Shubhangi Swarup and Siddhartha by Herman Hesse. Lakshmi spoke about the unputdownable Chokher Bali (translated as eyesore), a powerfully written emotional … Continue reading
November 16, 2017
What is world literature? It’s a term that’s less than two centuries old and that came out of a conversation between Goethe, the German writer, and his secretary Eckerman. “Goethe reported that he had been reading Chinese Courtship (1824), a … Continue reading
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