“Why has no one written about the Bombay poets of the seventies and eighties, poets who sprouted from the soil like weeds or mushrooms or carnivorous new flowers, who arrived like meteors, burned bright for a season or two, and vanished without a trace?”
The poet and professor, Rama Roer, asks
2017 has been a tremendous year — one that would be cherished by any avid reader. After a twenty-year long sabbatical, we had our Queen of Storytelling, Booker Prize-winning author Arundhati Roy out with her second novel that went on to the Booker longlist once again. Next, we had our
Children’s book author and memoirist, Amy Krouse Rosenthal, passed away a week back.
I have never met her personally and I don’t know if any of her books are a part of the brimming bookshelf of my sons. Still, I broke down completely much to the bewilderment of my husband and
Life is one heck of a rollercoaster ride—the ups and downs keep hitting you constantly. One thing that keeps you anchored on this journey and provides solace is reading. It is a constant fight, in today’s world, to find time to read amidst team projects, office deadlines, Facebook posts, tweets,