I have known Kolkata since my childhood, through children’s books and stories my parents told me. I came to know it better during my youth, when I finished reading the works of as many superb Bengali writers and poets as I could gather, and also when I published the poems of many contemporary Bengali poets …
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Sep 05 2012
”It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.”— Noel Coward Religious fanatics issue fatwas and demand the book banning of the writers who challenge them. Their demonstrations and processions end to a cul-de-sac or to a mosque. But megalomaniac, misogynistic, macho male writers and their male dominated media …
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