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Book Review: Volga’s ‘The Liberation of Sita’

By Paromita Sengupta
Volga presents Sita through five short narratives, in four of which she is shown encountering “marginal/minor” women characters of the Ramayana, and each encounter is enriching for both Sita and the respective characters who are Surpanakha, Ahalya, Renuka, and Urmila. The fifth and final narrative features Rama.

Book Review: Dustin Pickering’s ‘Salt and Sorrow’

By Paromita Sengupta
Salt and Sorrow, like the other books of Dustin, is refreshing because it is, in some sense, old-school. Old school in the sense that it goes back to tackle fundamental questions about life and living, love and longing, truth and god.