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Quentin Tarantino: Show and Tell

Quentin Tarantino: Show and Tell

From Reservoir Dogs to Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood, Tarantino blazes a trail with his celebration of cinema, his subversion of history, and his compulsion for homage and pastiche

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KSLF London, 2019: A Tryst with the Aesthetes

KSLF London, 2019: A Tryst with the Aesthetes

The two-day literary fest, which has earlier been held in Kasauli, was organised at the King’s College, London, Khushwant Singh’s alma mater

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Two Images

Two Images

Aboard a train that shuttles between darkened tunnels, a writer finds two contrasting images of couples, one a picture of indifference and bone-weary enervation, and the other of life, and vital sexual animation

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Made to Order

Made to Order

A free-verse poem by the editor of micro indie publisher Saqi Books, London, who is also involved with various literary and literacy charities, including The Feminist Library and The Doorstep Library

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Oh My God, Oh My God, I’m Your Biggest Fan

Oh My God, Oh My God, I’m Your Biggest Fan

A short story by a graduate from the University of East Anglia MA Creative Writing programme, and the editor of Neon Literary Magazine

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Sunanda, the Security Guard

Sunanda, the Security Guard

A short story by the Goa-based columnist and the author of three short stories collections

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Leila Aboulela: Elsewhere, Love

Leila Aboulela: Elsewhere, Love

In her fifth novel Bird Summons, Aberdeen-based writer Leila Aboulela, one of the most significant writers from Africa, charts the journeys of three women in Scotland, and their lives that stretch out to loyalties in different continents

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Freedom and Other Poems

Freedom and Other Poems

Four poems by the author of 21 books of poetry and numerous other books of fiction, criticism, and essays. Dawes recently won the prestigious 2019 Windham/Campbell Award for Poetry

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The Power of Storytelling

The Power of Storytelling

A conversation with Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman

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Can You Hear Our Screams and other poems

Can You Hear Our Screams and other poems

Five poems by Shanta Acharya, the author of eleven books, her latest being a poetry collection, Imagine: New and Selected Poems (HarperCollins India, 2017)

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Rebecca Makkai: Art for Heart’s Sake

Rebecca Makkai: Art for Heart’s Sake

Rebecca Makkai, finalist for the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, says writing her third novel, The Great Believers, was an instant act of catharsis, a way to channel grief and frustration into art

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On View in Venice, Core of Gandhian Philosophy

On View in Venice, Core of Gandhian Philosophy

India returns to the 58th Venice Biennale after eight long years

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