An Irish encounter

Here’s a link to a story I did that’s running in this month’s JetWings International magazine, currently available in seat pockets on all overseas Jet Airways flights, as well as online.  (Just type “33” in the white Page box at the top of the screen, hit Enter, and it’ll take you straight to the article.) […]

Book store wins Tony award

One of the bookshops I covered in a story for JetWings International magazine this past April has won a Tony award.  (You can read the whole story about independent book stores in NYC here.  Just type in ” 29 ” in the white Page box at the top of the screen, hit Enter and it will take you […]

From New Zealand with Laughs

This is a story I did that ran in the May 29, 2009 issue of India Abroad: In recent years, New York City stages have carried several plays about the Indian immigrant experience.   Sakina’s Restaurant, East is East, India Awaiting – each depicted aspects of life of members of the Indian community in the […]

Ghosh, Baker, Slumdog

Doston, two pointers….. Khabar magazine’s November issue carried a double interview I did with Amitav Ghosh and his wife, author Deborah Baker.   Ghosh discussed his recent, Booker-nominated tale Sea of Poppies, and Baker, her recent book, A  Blue Hand,  about the Beat poets in India. In their December issue, Khabar has a review I […]

Soon at a Device Near You

  This an article I did  that ran in the August 31, 2007 issue of India Abroad.   (Update:   Saavn’s most recent promotion is Summer of Love, running through the end of October.   In it, they are highlighting Umrao Jaan, Jaan-e-mann and Mixed Doubles.   Meanwhile, at Rajshri, their latest promotion is Manorama […]