Kolkata/IBNS: Chair Poetry Evenings, Kolkata’s international poetry festival, has decided to go online this year owing to the global pandemic crisis.
Critically acclaimed and bestselling author of six literary works published between 2010 and 2020, Sabarna Roy, opened up about his new novel 'Etchings of First Quarter of 2020' during an interview. An author of a technical book, which was published in 2019 and has been translated into 8 major European languages, Roy also opened up about the pandemic situation. Excerpts from the interview:
Dr.Subramonian talks about his record breaking achievements and why he chose to write a biography of actor Daniel Radcliffe of Harry Potter fame
Priyank Talesara pens a fictional narrative to spread the message of message and fellow feeling in his book ‘The Return of the Lost Civilizations: The forgotten Agreement’.
Kolkata/IBNS: Dr. Subromonian is on a world record breaking attempt once again, after his several world and national records.
Priyank Talesara’s 'The Return of the Lost Civilizations: The Forgotten Agreement' opens on a curious note, which will keep the readers in doubt for some time.
Stockholm/IBNS: American poet Louise Gluck was awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature on Thursday.
Sabarna Roy is very aptly known as the Calcutta/Kolkata Chronicler. In all the six Literary books that he has written till date, titled: Pentacles; Frosted Glass; Abyss; Winter Poems; Random Subterranean Mosaic: 2012 – 2018, and Etchings of the First Quarter of 2020, they weave magical stories in and around Calcutta/Kolkata and its ever-changing landscape. In his specificity, Sabarna projects the universal and global concerns and issues that every city in the world has undergone in the wake of aggressive post-modern urbanization.
Kolkata/IBNS: Pandit Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar (1820-1891) was one of the legendary figures of the 19th century Bengal renaissance, revered as an academician, litterateur, social reformer, humanitarian and philanthropist who endeavoured to ensure the well-being of those oppressed in every possible way—particularly women, the impoverished and the illiterate.
The Hindi book of poems ‘Ashrupirit Nayan’ is an expression of the deepest emotions experienced by him, according to Jay Prakash Kushwaha
Historian-journalist Hindol Sengupta was the guest at An Author's Afternoon session organised virtually by Prabha Khaitan Foundation and presented by Shree Cement on Sept 12. In a conversation with host Oindrilla Dutta, Sengupta spoke about his book The Man Who Saved India and its central character Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. India Blooms correspondent Souvik Ghosh brings excerpts
When your eyes fill up with tears of sadness, when words fail you, maybe it is time to flip through the book of poems ‘Ashrupirit Nayan’ by poet Jay Prakash Kushwaha.
New York: With 1.4 billion people around the world lacking basic literacy skills, the head of the UN cultural agency on Tuesday urged all those involved in learning, to mobilize the investments needed that could unleash each person’s potential.
It was his wife devising interesting ways to teach their daughter new things during the pandemic confinement which served as an inspiration to pen the book on parental guiding, says Dr Kulkarni.
Parenthood is a wonderful and joyous feeling when your entire world revolves around your child and you think about the ways in which you can help them grow and develop.