This month, we have author Manju Nambiar’s romantic comedy cum family drama as the book of the month. To let you know a bit more about the author, well Manju Nambiar hails from the southern state of Kerala, India. A Computer Engineer by profession, she now works in one of the leading firms in San Jose, California whereContinue reading “Book of the month: Love.exe by Manju Nambiar”
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Erotica: A rising genre in Indian Literature
Being hailed as the birthplace of Kamasutra our country has been very conventional in a lot of things. We have something known as the censor board which decides the kind of movies we can watch. We also have a lot of well-wishers who protect the youth from the western influences of celebrating Valentine’s Day andContinue reading “Erotica: A rising genre in Indian Literature”
Are our classics dying?
The other day at an informal gathering all of us were discussing books when suddenly the name of Ismat Chugtai came up. Not many had heard her name, leave alone reading her stories. And mind you, I am not talking about complete non-readers here. Many of those in the group claim to be voracious readersContinue reading “Are our classics dying?”