Why Vikram Seth Matters

Friday, January 24, 2014

VIKRAM SETH: A Virtuoso Comes Calling, Again      There are two pillars, of whom it can be said are responsible for supporting the structure of what Salman…

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Tribute to Netaji

Thursday, January 23, 2014

On the 117th anniversary of his birth, we reflect on the life of Subhas Chandra Bose. . He was the ninth child of Prabhavati Devi and Janakinath Bose, who…

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What Might Constitute a ‘Global Calcuttan’

Friday, January 10, 2014

A review magazine about Arts, Culture, Current Events, History and Philosophy, and featuring interviews – The Global Calcuttan is a person inhabiting a fortress of the mind –…

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The Lowland, by Jhumpa Lahiri – Review

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Does Jhumpa Lahiri’s Real Skill Lie in Short Stories? I have great respect for Jhumpa Lahiri. Some of her stories, especially, seem to me among the best written by any living…

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