I had the great pleasure of attending the author Elif Safak’s Room for Rumi event last night which brought her engaging new novel: The Forty Rules of Love: A novel of Rumi to life through a literary exchange. It was a stimulating discussion about mysticism, faith, sufism, writing, hope and love. The Asia House literature festival (9-26th May) is a jam packed event covering stories and literary journeys from many
Sambandha / Rājendra ‘Rājeśa’. 1857, Narahatạ kī vīrān̐ganā / Vinoda Kumara Śrīvāstava. Patthara galī : [kahānī-saṅgraha] / Nāsirā Śarmā. Mahākavikālidāsaviracitam, Abhijñānaśākuntalam : Prabhopetam / sampādaka, samīkshaka evaṃ vyākhyākāra, Śivabālaka Dvivedī, Ratnā Tivārī, Pratyushavatsalā Divedī. Nirālā kā kāvya rāga se vidroha taka / Avadheśa Kumāra. Muṃśī Premacanda aura Dalita samāja : rāshtṛīya bahasa ke āīne meṃ vivecanā / Ratnakumāra Sāmbhariyā. Āja ke g̲ẖama ke nāma / Faiza Ahamada Faiza ; sampādaka,
Asian poets / editor Rosemary M. Canfield Reisman. The Algerian novel and colonial discourse : witnessing to a différend / Abdelkader Aoudjit. Postcolonial fiction and disability : exceptional children, metaphor and materiality / Clare Barker. Drifting house / Krys Lee. Happy birthday to me : a collection of contemporary Asian writing. Crosswinds : an anthology of Black dramatists in the diaspora / edited and with an introduction by William B.