July 29, 2021
July 29, 2021

Shantinagar

Where could they live happily for the rest of their childhood?

July 29, 2021
July 29, 2021

Gone in the Morn

The creatures of the dark feed on fear. And hot sauce.

July 17, 2021
July 17, 2021

Homage to a publisher

A book may look like a house or a coffin ...

July 17, 2021
July 17, 2021

To Love A Country

To love a country as if you’ve lost one  Is to feel the freezing sun on your body Form icicles on your cheeks as you train your feet To dance hopscotch on rough asphalt;

July 15, 2021
July 15, 2021

A perennial philosophy: Amitav Ghosh’s ‘Jungle Nama’

Amitav Ghosh’s passionate engagement with the Sundarbans has brought out his best as a socially conscious fashioner of narrative in The Hungry Tide (HarperCollins, 2004) and Gun Island (John Murray...

July 10, 2021
July 10, 2021

Coevolution, not evolution

Yes, you have no reason to trust me: I am not your elder, I am not from your tribe;

July 10, 2021
July 10, 2021

Migraine

 A hood of iron thread Drawn over face,

July 10, 2021
July 10, 2021

On tears and taxidermy

the first time i saw a tiger was in someone’s house all tall and lifeless; yet a tiger --

July 8, 2021
July 8, 2021

Love and feminism in the world of tech

Earlier this week, in a break from work-related correspondence, I sent author Tahmima Anam a personal email. I told her I was writing to her “as a reader” this time, because after months of...

July 8, 2021
July 8, 2021

An essential read on knowledge management

The book, Knowledge Management, Governance and Sustainable Development: Lessons and Insights from Developing Countries (Routledge, 2020), edited by M Aslam Alam, Fakrul Alam, and Dilara Begum, is...

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