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John Mathew
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The Nest is Suddenly Empty is about our lives after our children immigrate to another land.
Not been here for a long time. Not that I am lazy, but that something drastic was going on in our lives, meaning wifey's and mine. Sonny was told to pack bags and be in the Yoonited States within a week. And the desperation s...
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Rest in Peace Khushwant Singh. My obit to an icon and an inspiration.
I saw him at Tata Litlive, a frail old Sardarji, talking to someone at the Experimental Theatre where he was going to receive a lifetime achievement award. I wanted to go and introduce myself. But what do I introduce myself a...
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Honoured to Be Felicitated by David Sassoon Library
I have only served in two managing committees so far: the church committee and David Sassoon Reading Room and Library (see pic), the iconic library in Kala Ghoda where the literature section of the venerable Kala Ghoda Festival takes place. The David Sassoo...
I have only served in two managing committees so far: the church committee and David Sassoon Reading Room and Library (see pic), the iconic library in Kala Ghoda where the literature section of the venerable Kala Ghoda Festiv...
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The Danger of Doniger’s Book Pulping
Wendy Doniger’s book Hinduism: An Alternate History was
pulped. Enough has been written about it by the pundits of prose and I need not
go into them here. But there are two aftermathic consequences I wish to draw
attention to here. The book must be pulp by ...
Wendy Doniger’s book Hinduism: An Alternate History was pulped. Enough has been written about it by the pundits of prose and I need not go into them here. But there are two aftermathic consequences I wish to draw attention to...
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My latest short story Lalla: the Eunuch. Do read and comment.
He wakes everyday to toll of temple bells, ring of church bells, and call of Azan in the valley. He doesn’t know if he is a Christian, a Hindu, or, a Muslim. But he prays at all these places. He knows the pujari of the temple...
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Love writing, hate editing, find out why!
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My take on Wendy Doniger's book pulping. Self-censorship is here!
Wendy Doniger’s book Hinduism: An Alternate History was pulped. Enough has been written about it by the pundits of prose and I need not go into them here. But there are two aftermathic consequences I wish to draw attention to...
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Here's my poem "Dust" after a long, long, time of not writing poetry.
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We are back from nowhere in particular.
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Writer, poet (wannabe), singer-songwriter (wannabe), blogger and social networker.
Introduction

I write as a habit, I must. I am most comfortable while I am tapping on a keyboard or making notes. I make a living out of writing corporate communication material. You can read about me, my short stories and poems (Now undergoing a thorough review and reworking. I am getting to know poetry.) on my main blog. Incidentally, some of my uncles have been great writers in Malayalam , real pioneers. If I don't write about them, who would? I have given up hope on my first novel. The second is about a brilliant Harvard graduate's journey through the unending corruption of Indian corporate life. Right now I am in talks with some publishers who seem to be interested. Some pictures of my life and times are here. My poems are here; my short stories are here; my book reviews and essays are here, do visit and leave your hand prints in the comments section.

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  • Adarsha Vidyalaya
    present
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Nice and cool place close to Bombay.
Public - 6 months ago
reviewed 6 months ago
An excellent project that offers good amenities at an affordable price.
Public - 9 months ago
reviewed 9 months ago
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