A Flutter in the Colony by Sandeep Ray

Sandeep Ray’s historical fiction narrates the story of a young couple who make their way from newly-independent India to a town in Malaya. In a manner befitting the cadence of his writing, the author introduces us to the highly turbulent environments of Bengal and Malaya, as the respective regions grapple with communal tensions and theContinue reading “A Flutter in the Colony by Sandeep Ray”

Book Review — Titu Mir by Mahasweta Devi

Titu Mir, son of a farmer Nisar Ali is a righteous and willful lad. Since childhood, he has been running wild, helping others with no regard for the danger it might put him in. His family’s expectations of him carrying forward his father’s legacy are crushed when he chooses another life path. Titu goes onContinue reading “Book Review — Titu Mir by Mahasweta Devi”