Month: February 2014

  • Journal: All of love’s freedoms

    Journal: All of love’s freedoms

    Last week, my husband I celebrated the anniversary of our almost two-decade old marriage. We had a lot of trouble with that “marriage” business, and the term “husband” and “wife” when we decided to live together all those years ago. He and I didn’t like the fact that husband was a verb, while wife wasn’t: […]

  • Speaking Volumes: This Outsized Reality

    (Published in the Business Standard, February 4th, 2014) In 1997, Granta 57 turned its entire issue over to India, commemorating the 50th year since Independence. The Golden Jubilee edition was greeted with cautious praise and what would become a trademark suspicion of any book that attempted to cover all of this vast, noisy republic. 17 […]