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Book review: Writing the City, edited by Stuti Khanna

Depicted as experienced ¬†This slim volume contains literary essays that artfully entwine the perfectly compatible strands of travel and personal memoir to good effect. A list of known names write about the cities they have situated their works in, the cities of their imagination versus the reality, the cities that strike a creative chord in…

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Book review: The Patna Manual of Style by Siddharth Chowdhury

The Patna Manual of Style,¬† Stories by Siddharth Chowdhury. Aleph Books. I read this slim book in a state of much mystification, and the mystification remained for a while after I finished it. What`s the buzz about? The nine short stories all deal with a Bengali- speaking Bihari called Hriday Thakur and his cohort of…

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