Cheriyan Alexander writes on East-European poetry, with focus on Czeslaw Milosz and Vasko Popa.
In the final of a two-part series, Lakshmi Gopal gives us a view of the future of philosophy through her experience of the World Congress of Philosophy 2013, held in Athens.
Suhail Rasheed records his feelings on visiting the Bangalore Literature Festival 2013.
She stood to the side, almost an extension of the tent, enveloped within the folds of canvas waxing and waning in the desert breeze. Only…
I first saw the fireflies when I was a girl, on a hot summer night. “What are those?” I asked my mum. “Fireflies!” she whispered….
She called me to the cafe next to my office. In the six months I’d returned from England, I hadn’t seen her at a single…
is it when eyes droop red and lactic acid does bleed
in your veins no blood is left that you be a beast?
On walls I paste, whose colors decline,
‘Wanted’ posters for those lost times!
I keep your belongings,
Our belongings; safe;
For the day we will reconcile
And thus it was that the Earth made light
Shine where it had been forever dark.
Every month, The Bangalore Review recommends a reading list, also mentioning in brief why each book must be read.