Month: September 2014

  • The Creative Life: Arunava Sinha, Translator

    The Creative Life: Arunava Sinha, Translator

    Arunava Sinha’s bio says: Arunava Sinha translates classic, modern and contemporary Bengali fiction and nonfiction into English. Eighteen of his translations have been published so far. Twice the winner of the Crossword translation award, for Sankar’s Chowringhee (2007) and Anita Agnihotri’s Seventeen (2011), respectively, and the winner of the Muse India translation award (2013) for […]

  • Speaking Volumes: Bloodlines and Revolutions

    Speaking Volumes: Bloodlines and Revolutions

    (Published in the Business Standard, July 28, 2014) It is often forgotten these days that the history of Indian writing in English was built on memories of rebellion, the hope of revolution and a deep anger at the ways in which Indians were their own oppressors. This summer, two novelists – Meena Kandasamy and Neel […]