Magazine: Volume 2, Issue 4

New Poems

New Poems

Manohar Shetty 1

Bardic Stuff Poets are natural-born schizoids And psychoanalysts Have no answer to them. On the surface they appear As normal as toast and eggs And mundane as salt. But something odd is burning Them up, something in the blood That…

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The Edge of Beauty

The Edge of Beauty

Shougat Dasgupta 0

Shougat Dasgupta examines the knotted relationship between Sri Lanka’s celebrated landscape and its provocative filmmakers

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The Write Ingredients

The Write Ingredients

Mita Kapur 0

Mita Kapur studies the way food writing in India has evolved, and finds we still have some way to go

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Crossing the Line

Crossing the Line

Sonya Fatah 0

Sonya Fatah uses her own experience of being between Karachi and Delhi to start a conversation about South Asia. But questions remain.

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Raising the Curtain

Raising the Curtain

Saba Imtiaz 0

Theatre is making a welcome comeback in Karachi, reports Saba Imtiaz

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A Change of Art

A Change of Art

Iffat Nawaz 0

Iffat Nawaz meets the couple behind the Dhaka Art Summit, and finds they’re instrumental in promoting contemporary work in South Asia and beyond was surrounded by paintings by Tagore, Matisse and the “young British artist” Marc Quinn, as well as a…

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Alauddin’s Rug

Alauddin’s Rug

Ghalib Islam 0

he universe is shaking. All the light enters the world in a great breath and I am asleep. What a shame. What a shame, yells my mother in the shattered night. She howls at the air-raid sirens’ spray of glass…

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A Room of One’s Own

A Room of One’s Own

Amruta Patil 0

Extracted from Shaping the World: Women Writers on Themselves Edited by Manju Kapur Published by hay House Publishers India Amruta Patil is a writer and painter with an MFA from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. She is the author…

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The Golden Age

The Golden Age

Vibhuti Patel 0

Vibhuti Patel suggests you catch an exceptional show of Southeast Asian antiquities in New York this summer

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Fever Pitch

Fever Pitch

Lawrence Booth 0

Cricket is more than just a sport in South Asia, writes Lawrence Booth. And thank God for that

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