Richard’s clay sculptures could say a great deal about him. Luckily, he did not sculpt very often. He spent most of his time bagging groceries…
Pushpa did not know about the Gospels. In fact, she barely knew anything about Jesus. But she would have appreciated one of his teachings—to be…
Goirick Brahmachari’s poems on the theme Indian Classical
The voices spoke when he was alone,
instructing him to carve words with a pocketknife
to the side of an assault rifle.
Windy shore, speckled seagulls,
a black-haired girl with azure eyes, climbing on rocks,
the gray-haired father’s pale hands wiping her mouth.
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 Masters’ Gallery introduces selected art works of famous artists and a brief explanation on the context of the work.
In 1967 two of the most significant figures in the history of cinema, both of whom were working at the height of their powers, released films on dramatically and coincidentally similar themes: Jean-Luc Godard’s 2 or 3 Things I Know About Her and Luis Bunuel’s Belle de Jour. Michael Paul Hogan studies both movies.
Maitreyee ponders over Manto’s writings
Amitava Nag explores the journey of Bengali Cinema over the years
Mr. Hartley took a small canvas the size of a notebook from the table at the front of the classroom. “You’ll apply the alizarin first….
My father had a job as a lighthouse keeper. His lighthouse could be seen from all over town – on account of our town being…
Afternoon The Bathroom In the bathroom, The plastic bucket stares red, The white walls walk bare, This naked bar of soap, Wants to forever live…
After moringa, also known as drumstick tree or horseradish tree For my auntie, my father’s younger sister, with her liver disease “Let thy food by…