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In The Deep Forest

“It was a chilly morning, much like this one”, Hir’s eyes wandered a whole circle over the heads of the group huddled over the thinning fire, “I was new to the planet back then....

Interview – Ramkumar Mukhopadhyay

Ramkumar Mukhopadhyay is one of the most significant fiction writers in contemporary Bangla literature. His subjects range from rural Bengal to seminar room boredom challenging our so-called urbanity with a very powerful language. His...

Bantul The Great

I think about him and I go back to 1986 when for the first time I came across Bantul the great – a truly magical comic strip for a 9 year old. ‘How is...

On The Lonely Planet

It was a cold night on planet Honjowe. Clashes between the Simuys and the Footless, who were assisted by the Mhors, were on rise. Hir was troubled. The Mhors were allies to the Footless...

Shambhunath Chattopadhyay – Silhouette of a Secluded Countenance

Muazzin! Do you walk up  that enchanting tower, alone? … The circuitous  stairs are built of such miraculous words ….where the sky declares I’m the beginning…                                 Else are temporary—dawn!                                                                                 (Morning Azaan in...