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Ghosts at a Contested Funeral
By Smarika Kumar · Our feelings are second-hand. Our love is constructed. Our beliefs are coloured, our originality validated through artificial art. It has become truly difficult to love without getting hurt.

Contents

Dilli

In conversation with Akhil Katyal, a bilingual poet and translator, whose book Night Charge Extra was recently published by Writers Workshop.  

Film Review: Court

Chaitanya Tamhane's acclaimed film Court is a study in how people present themselves to the world.  

Out of the Box

In Zubaan Books' Drawing the Line anthology, the hero is the everywoman and her contained, quiet rage against the system.  

Preaching to the Converted

An exclusive interview with the creators of the scalpel-sharp, biting Indian webcomic Crocodile in Water, Tiger on Land.  
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Interviews

  • Akhil Katyal

    Dilli

    In conversation with Akhil Katyal, a bilingual poet and translator, whose book Night Charge Extra was recently published by Writers Workshop.
  • Crocodile in Water, Tiger on Land

    Preaching to the Converted

    An exclusive interview with the creators of the scalpel-sharp, biting Indian webcomic Crocodile in Water, Tiger on Land.
  • Asha Jaoar Majhe

    Coming and Going

    Aditya Vikram Sengupta's debut film Asha Jaoar Majhe forces us to ask questions about what we do with love in our lives.

Features

  • Cake

    Piece of Cake

    Why would anyone throw perfectly good sponge cake out of a car window?
  • Myntra's Anouk Advertisement

    An Unseemly Truth?

    Are positive gay images hiding an unseemly truth? A look at Myntra and the politics of their 'lesbian ad' for Anouk.
  • Jodhpur

    Into the Desert

    It was a solid plan; to fall asleep before the cold got to us. Or so we thought.

Reviews

  • court

    Film Review: Court

    Chaitanya Tamhane's acclaimed film Court is a study in how people present themselves to the world.
  • Drawing the Line

    Out of the Box

    In Zubaan Books' Drawing the Line anthology, the hero is the everywoman and her contained, quiet rage against the system.
  • Masaan

    The Mortal Envelope

    In Neeraj Ghaywan's Masaan, sex is young and brand new; it is curiosity and desire all wound up in wires and technology and Facebook and computers. Death, in contrast, is old and ceaseless and long.
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