|Contemporary Literary Review India March 2012|
|Editorial Mar 2012|| |
People are Buying Shoes Online
It is typical of human folk that we prepare our mind set in a certain way and that we refuse to jerk from such yoke easily whether the reason may be genuine. I recall a very apt remark about this behaviour by Dr Dalip K Khetrapal, a writer, during a discussion with him over telephone when he said, “Actually we refuse to grow, so we cannot grow.”
|Poems||Towers by Bruce Louis Dodson |
Here again and gone again
|Daily Pilgrimage to Great Mother by Helen Estrada |
For some, it is the Nachi.
Others, the Jordan, Ganges, Lourdes . . .
|Two Poems by Jason Alan Wilkinson |
To A Circadian Rhythm
|Satyagraha by Mark L.O. Kempf |
Gandhi turns his head
to look past his inquisitors.
|Two Poems by John Stock |
|Short Story||A Modern Princess by Anne Whitehouse |
|Fiction & Art||The Floor Plan: A Fiction by Bharati Kapadia |
It started with a plan. A floor plan to be exact. Floor plan of my house based on the plan of a temple in India, or Bharat as it was known years ago. My name is Bharati, which is also one of the names of the goddess of learning and wisdom popularly as Saraswati.
|Arts||Ivan de Monbrison |
Two artistic works
|Criticsim||Criticsm by Khandakar Shahin Ahmed |
Identity and the Strategies of Bio-politics: A Reading of Temsula Ao’s These Hills Called Home: Stories from a War Zone.
|Book Review||Review on Hullabaloo In The Guava Orchard by Aakanksha Singh |
Kiran Desai’s debut novel Hullabaloo In The Guava Orchard, does not come close to her 2nd novel The Inheritance of Loss which won her the Booker Prize.
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