Category: Reading Corner

South Asian Literature and its renderings… an Interview with Anisur Rehman, Author of ‘Socioliterary cultures in south asia’

    We approached celebrated literary critic, translator, poet, and currently a senior fellow at the Rekhta Foundation, Anisur Rehman with certain questions on his latest book Socioliterary Cultures in…
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MAY-JUNE 2019 | NEW RELEASE

        This June is all about delving in some unconventional reads.                   The Story of the Timepiece: A Collection…
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Forever in Our Hearts You will Stay, Premola Ghose

                      As we loved you, so we miss you; In our memory you are near. An extraordinary artist, illustrator, and…
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April-May 2019 | New Release

This April we bring forth some interesting titles for our readers: Socioliterary Cultures in South Asia presents seventeen studies on authors, texts, and issues under three sections that represent different…
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LAUNCH OF PICTURESQUE INDIA: A JOURNEY IN EARLY PICTURE POSTCARDS (1896 – 1947)

Niyogi Books have brought forth an attractive collection of vintage Indian picture postcards, curated along the travel routes of that time, with their newly published title Picturesque India: A Journey…
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Rabindranath Tagore’s Returning of Knighthood

Theodore Adorno, in his 1949 essay, “Cultural Criticism and Society”, said: ‘There can be no poetry after Auschwitz’. Perhaps in the Indian context, one could say that there cannot be…
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Other Words, Other Worlds… An Interview with Geetanjali Shree, Author of ‘Mai’

    We approached celebrated writer Geetanjali Shree with certain questions in mind: How is a well-recognized Hindi writer faring in International languages? Do the translations enhance her readership in…
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The Legend of Krishna: Author’s Encounters on His Voyage

        "At Mundra, it took long persuasion to take pictures in Devshi Sarang’s house. It was sold to a local Jain merchant who, initially, was reluctant to…
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EXCERPTS: KRISHNA IN MURALS

          Krishna, the dark god, enacting his leelas, and evoking bhakti rasa in his devotees, is the most popular and perhaps among all Hindu gods closest…
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