William Shakespeare was born on 23rd April, 1564. He is considered as the greatest writer in English language. As an actor, poet and playwright he lived a checkered life and was at the height of his popularity during his lifetime. Memes, which are the most popular phenomena in current social media, want to... Continue Reading →

Fahrenheit 451: Funeral of Books

"Fahrenheit 451", writes Ray Bradbury "(is) the temperature at which book paper catches fire, and burns..." A Promethean gift which brought knowledge into this world, can also undo it. To save knowledge from the tongues of fire, we must seek a modern Prometheus. Sayanti Mukherjee anticipates that coming...   When a child, I was first... Continue Reading →

The Adivasi Will Not Dance, why should he?

It has been the busiest novel of our times. From the moment of its publication Hansda Sowvendra Sekhar's THE ADIVASI WILL NOT DANCE was fighting an unreasonable ban imposed on it by the Jharkhand Government, excavating voices long buried deep under the political tantrums and tickling readers to dance until they stop being 'dunces'.  Sudip... Continue Reading →

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