Places

Bangalore, India

Bangalore, India

« The compulsions of trade often lead to other connections and spillovers, hard to trace but stubborn in their residue...We get glimpses of places, mentioned in passing in accounts of the time, or described in poetry. »  —Usha K.R., Ruminations along the Silk Route

 

Writing in Bangalore
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The Voice in Music
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Helena Makri

“If ever there was a book calculated to make a man in love with its author, this appears to me to me to be the book”—William Godwin (on reading a narrative by his future wife)

It was mid-...

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Chapter 6

Gandhi
Pages 102 -- 106

1934

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Rahoul Gonsalves

The uncertainty of life annoys me. I mean, wouldn’t it be awesome to have all your life’s trajectory set, before coming of age? You could make a conscientious decision of what...

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T.M. Krishna talk, Part Two
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By Aiswarya Sasi (2015)

I walked into the eerily quiet room, like a rabbit venturing into a lion’s cave. In the middle of the room was a lone table, with chairs at both its ends. On one chair...

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IWP at St. John's
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A Dancer's Story
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Chapter 2

Section 3

Too late he remembered the gradient. The scooter bucked and spluttered, and a spasm of pain seized him, reminiscent of the morning, and he cursed afresh the planners of NR...

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(Excerpts from the novel Ghachar Ghochar)

I didn’t put up a fight when the family began efforts to get me married. None of my attempts at romance had got anywhere. It was only Chitra with whom I...

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