Monthly Archives: June 2007

Pirates of the Caribbean review

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End. Well, here is the Pirates review at last. It’s taken me so long to get down to writing it because I couldn’t drum up the enthusiasm to talk about it. The film is … Continue reading

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Jadavpur University English BA Admission Test Selection List

Here is the list of people selected to give the admission test tomorrow. In spite of what it says in the document YOU DON”T NEED TO BRING YOUR DOCUMENTS, MARKSHEETS ETC. They will only be required if and when you … Continue reading

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Worldview Bookstore Jadavpur University opens

At last the long awaited Worldview Bookstore at Jadavpur University has opened. It is in the Swarna Jayanti (Golden Jubilee) Building on the site of the old JURSA office/Vivekananda Hall on the ground floor to the right. This is opposite … Continue reading

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Superhero hits town

Superhero: The Fabulous Adventures of Rocket Kumar and Other Indian Superheroes (New Delhi: Scholastic India, 2007), Rs 200. This is out from Scholastic, and contains my story ‘The Key to All the Worlds’ about a rather unusual superhero. I sent … Continue reading

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Jadavpur University Department of English Admissions: Form

NOTICE There will be no paper form for 2010 BA Admissions.All registration will be online. Please check http://www.jadavpur.edu/ regularly for the online registration page, which should be up and running by 5 June 2010. Registration will be open till 15 … Continue reading

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Mapping the Desert of Loneliness

Nadeem Aslam, Maps for Lost Lovers, London: Faber, 2005. ₤ 2.99 Whenever I read a book about the inaptly-named ‘British Asian’ community in England, I feel a shiver of recognition and revulsion. This world, with its invisible laws as rigid … Continue reading

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