Month: July 2015

Reparations, refusals, regrets – by Dawood Ali McCallum

Editor’s Note: The Oxford Students’ Union recently hosted a debate on the controversial subject of whether Britain owed India some reparation having profited hugely over a period of  200 years of colonial occupation that left  the country  impoverished on Britain’s departure. The Indian MP, Shashi Tharoor, in excellent form, gave a witty and brilliant speech…

DESI GIRLS: Stories by Indian Women Writers Abroad; Edited by Divya Mathur

 By Joan Deitch HopeRoad Publishing 2015                                                                 www.hoperoadpublishing.com PRINT – 978-1-908446-44-2 E-BOOK – 978-1-908446-43-5 Each one of the 22 tales in the Desi Girls collection ends with the traditional ‘sting in the tail’, which is an essential part of any short story. Sometimes the sting is gentle, reflective; at other times it is harsh – even…

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