Tag: Ruchir Joshi

  • Repairing Brindavan: by Ruchir Joshi

    (Reproduced with permission from Tranquebar and Ruchir Joshi, the introduction to Electric Feather: The Tranquebar Anthology of Erotic Stories. Copyright with Ruchir Joshi.) Repairing Brindavan — An Introduction In asking writers to contribute to this book we laid out criteria that were loose to the point of being promiscuous: there was a dearth of good […]

  • Electric Feather: The Tranquebar Book of Erotic Stories

    This one’s personal.Back in the late 1990s, a friend in publishing asked me to scan the manuscript of an anthology of Indian erotica. It was a magnificent anthology, accurate in all respects, containing excerpts from every key ancient and medieval Indian manuscript on the subject–the Koka Shastra, the Ananga Ranga and of course, the Kama […]