Sumana Roy writes from Siliguri, a small town in sub-Himalayan Bengal. She is online at www.sumanaroy.com.
As of late, Rabindra Sangeet has emerged in unexpected places, whether covered as club song or voiced by Amitabh Bachchan. Does Tagore’s music, as he had hoped, stand the test of time?
New translations introduce English language readers to the prolific Buddhadeva Bose, whose fiction drew deeply on literary Bengal
The songs in Found Music are conversations between Amit Chaudhuri, at different moments, and Leonard Cohen, John Lennon, The Doors, The Byrds and The Beach Boys
Two novellas about the poetry of the ball and the attendant “hunger, heat, humiliation and hopelessness” of the footballer’s life