Issue: July ’12
The photographs did not come out of the frames easily. I was naïve to think that I could so simply extricate my pleasant, hopeful memories of India.
There is no magical wind that breathes life into mere bones and flesh, even if that is what the Book of Genesis or other religious scriptures would have us believe.
We are probably the last generation of urban kids that remembers watching Doordarshan shows like Malgudi Days, Byomkesh Bakshi, and Flop Show.
We've come to a place that is the opposite of a private library. This is the collection of too many people to count.
Over the years, one learns that reason doesn’t stand the slimmest chance against emotions and sentiments.
In real life, you don’t get to have your cake and eat it too. Because it makes you fat.
In conversation with Jai Undurti and Jasraman Grewal, creators of the Hyderabad Graphic Novel project.
Veena Venugopal, author of Would You Like Some Bread with That Book?, talks to us about her love of books and bookstore fantasies.
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