Aristotle with a Bust of Homer
The Masters’ Gallery introduces selected art works of famous artists and a brief explanation on the context of the work.
Atharva Pandit explores the works of the great Hungarian writer, Laszlo Krasznahorkai
On Irish Mythology – 1
Daragh Smyth introduces the readers to Irish Mythology in a two-part essay.
Writers & “Truth Regimes”
Cheriyan Alexander writes about intolerant regimes that hound writers/artists from time to time and on the role of scriptures in the history of religious intolerance.
Dora Bruder/The Search Warrant by Patrick Modiano
Every month, The Reading Room showcases a short story, or excerpts of a book, from some of the greatest writers the world has ever seen.
The Old Suitcase
“Here take this”, Radha plonked a big old VIP suitcase in front of me, “one of the locks is broken, but I don’t think that…
I haven’t thought about her in two days. Guilt guiding my feet, I climb the rickety wooden ladder to the attic, wipe the dust off…
How do I express the god that’s gone
seemingly forever into darkness?
The Streets of Paris
Bare-breasted nymphs with six arms or more:
A model, a pageant, a dancer and a whore,
Paraded before a kipa, a hijaab and a turban;
Guava is not a fruit
but an Indian afternoon lingering red
in a summer adolescence