Issue: November ’13
The man’s voice had reached where his hands couldn’t have.
Political will is one thing, social will another, but economics is what really drives the system, isn’t it?
Jhumpa Lahiri understands the immigrant instinct and its compulsions only too well.
Bright lights flash about her, and the city steeps in her lap for an unexpected reunion.
One slip is all it takes for this night of loneliness to culminate in a crescendo of muffled moans and suppressed sighs.
What does her smile look like? Does she have crooked teeth like me? Do her eyes crinkle up when she smiles?
An exclusive interview with Mihir Vatsa, winner of the Srinivas Rayaprol Poetry Prize for 2013, about poetry and growing up in Jharkhand.
As an author, Krishna Udayasankar’s strength lies in demonstrating characters and ideas, not describing them in paragraph after droll paragraph.
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