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Could You Please, Please Stop Singing? Book Review

Could You Please, Please Stop Singing?
Sabyasachi Nag
Mosaic Press
Available at: http://www.mosaic-press.com/product/could-you-please-please-stop-singing/

Review by: Bhaswati Ghosh

First published at http://www.citrusmag.com/#!bookwarm/ddvnt

It’s a sobering morning as I write this. 1,406 more words

Book Reviews

Culture wars: The myth of good versus evil

In my country, the victory of good over evil is a big deal. It is celebrated with increasing bone-rattling noise and furore around this time every year. 990 more words


British India: Empire, Ideology & Race - Joseph Barker

Joseph Barker is History editor at Sonder. He is a final year History undergraduate at The University of Manchester, where he is also Head of Marketing for the  2,276 more words


Excerpt from Meena Kandasamy's Gypsy Goddess

Gypsy Goddess is a work of fiction by Indian author Meena Kandasamy about the struggle of Dalit agricultural workers in Tamil Nadu. The book details the atrocious massacres committed by land owners against the Dalit people that were covered up by the government and the workers’ desperate yet fearless attempts to resist being wiped out. 130 more words

/// LIVES NOT NUMBERS /// Photography Exhibit

Artists: Atish Saha & Bryan MacCormack

Location: EMW Bookstore in Cambridge, MA

“Measuring lives in numbers, statistics, and data points dominates mainstream discourse about public tragedies. 121 more words

More on the Altern

I was reading this interesting book yesterday and from the stuff I read yesterday, there was a thread from the large large circle of thought on ‘The Other’ (or The Altern, as I called it on my previous posts), that comes to my mind every now and then. 909 more words


Making sense of postcolonial theory: a response to Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak By Vivek Chibber

I will respond as best I can to Gayatri Spivak’s criticisms of Postcolonial theory and the specter of capital (Chibber 2013) (hereafter PTSC), though, as I will suggest below, the task is not an easy one, owing to Spivak’s peculiar style of engagement. 748 more words