REVIEW | A book long due: Jim W. Kasom’s Homecoming and other stories

REVIEW | A book long due: Jim W. Kasom’s Homecoming and other stories

By Shelmi Sankhil | May 16, 2018 Bibliophile South Asia and Promilla & Co: New Delhi and Chicago, 2018; Pages 276, Rs. 350. $10 Jim Wungramyao Kasom’s Homecoming and Other Stories, published by Bibliophile South Asia and Promilla & Co., and released in Delhi on the 12th of May is one more addition to the […]

On Mother’s Day, this Assam author attempts to take us on a journey to Motherhood!

On Mother’s Day, this Assam author attempts to take us on a journey to Motherhood!

By SHWETA RAJ KANWAR | May 13, 2018 EMOTIONS AND ELATION – A book by Banani Das Dhar They say that “God could not be everywhere and therefore he created mothers”, but have we ever given a thought about what a ‘would-be’ mother goes through before transforming herself into a creation second only to God? […]

REVIEW | The Point of Return: Reliving the trauma of ethnic struggles in Assam

REVIEW | The Point of Return: Reliving the trauma of ethnic struggles in Assam

TNT | BOOK REVIEW By Krishna Nand Mishra Siddhartha Deb’s The Point of Return: Harper Collins. 2014. Paperback: 30 4pages, Price Rs. 931/- Siddhartha Deb is an Indian English writer from Meghalaya. The place where he grew up always provided him the raw material for his writings. He himself says, “This is an obscure and turbulent area, […]

BOOK REVIEW: Wanderings through the Garhwal Himalaya

Wandering Through the Garhwal Himalaya’ makes excellent reading for those, “large-hearted sons of the soil, who, down the ages, have yoked the hills together, through thick and thin, good times and bad times, have laughed at the thunder and mocked the skies, have left for the plains only to return, again and again, to the call of the mountains.’

BOOK REVIEW: Wanderings through the Garhwal Himalaya

Book reviewed by T.S. Bakshi | November 24, 2017 Author Ganesh Saili’s readers have something to celebrate about, his latest book ‘Wanderings through the Garhwal Himalaya,’ just hit the stands, five years after ‘Gupp and Gossip,’ ‘Mussoorie Years,’ and  ‘The Letters of a Mussoorie Merchant’ by Niyogi Books were released.  Saili’s latest book is a nostalgic blend of photography and essays written over […]

From Assam’s tea gardens to the mesmerizing Himalayas, Ruskin Bond’s book is an unfolding mystery!

From Assam’s tea gardens to the mesmerizing Himalayas, Ruskin Bond’s book is an unfolding mystery!

–Review by Shweta Raj Kanwar ‘Journey down the Years’ is a Nature lover’s delight. From the very first chapter till the very last, the reader is taken on Ruskin Bond’s Wonderland- to put it right. However, as simple and predictable as it may sound given the fact that Ruskin Bond is seen presenting his own […]