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July 2020 -
Read our regular columns: ‘Who, What, Where, When & Why’ and ‘Book Matters’. Also: ‘Impact of Immigrant Voters on 2020 election' and 'When the Greeks came to India'.
June 2020 -
Read our regular columns, ‘Who, What, Where, When & Why’ and ‘Book Matters’. Also: ‘Looking back-and-learning-virtually’ and ‘Favorite food items of the girmitiyas’.
May 2020 -
Read our regular columns, ‘Who, What, Where, When & Why’ and ‘Book Matters’. Also: ‘Cov-Indian H-1B docs in the trenches’ and ‘Anglo-Indians: End of the Line’.
April 2020 -
Briefs/Fear of “Foreign” in the Age of Anxiety / Truth and Fiction in Reality Shows/ Books : Passage West (HarperCollins), Think Like a Monk: Train Your Mind for Peace and Purpose Every Day (Simon & Schuster), What We Carry (Random House), Missed Translations: Meeting the Immigrant Parents Who Raised Me (HarperCollins).
March 2020 -
Briefs, How the ’20s Jump-Started Yoga, Treasures From East India Company, Books: Lali’s Feather (Peachtree Publishing), Amnesty (Scribner), Grown Up Pose (Berkley), Stealing Green Mangoes (HarperCollins)
February 2020 -
Briefs, Spouses, Chemical grammar, In Memoriam cont., Books: Small Days and Nights (family secrets). Night Theater (thriller). More to the Story (cf. Little Women). Djinn Patrol on the Purple Line (mystery).
January 2020 -
Briefs / BOOKS: A Delhi Obsession (Canadian Muslim meets Hindu woman); The Story of a Goat (from Tamil); Dishoom: From Bombay with Love (recipes, memories, photos); Orange for the Sunsets (Uganda, middle school).
December 2019 -
As the year winds down, the holidays allow us to hit pause to relax, reflect, and remember. We offer an appreciation of some individuals who died in the first eleven months of 2019.
November 2019 -
Briefs / BOOKS: Harbart (Sahitya Akademi Award winner); The Optimist’s Telescope (avoiding risks); The Girl and the Tiger (at home in the jungle); The Best at It (by Maulik Pancholy of 30 Rock).
October 2019 -
Briefs / MOON MISSION / INTENSE INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY / BOOK MATTERS: Nina Soni, Former Best Friend; The Anarchy: The East India Company, ... ; Count Me In; The Many Colors of Harpreet Singh