Monthly Archives: January 2008

The City of Love on EBay India and SWB

The City of Love is now available on eBay India. And also here on Scholars without Borders.

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The Book Fair is Homeless

The Calcutta Book Fair is homeless. This will come as no surprise to anyone who has been following the whole sorry story of how the government and the Publishers’ and Booksellers’ Guild have argued, pontificated, prevaricated and temporised on the … Continue reading

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Orient Without Longman

Is there any truth in the news that Pearson International is suing Orient Longman with the objective of removing the ‘Longman’ from its name? The Telegraph reported on 14 January 2008 that this was so, and that the case had … Continue reading

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A Few Moments from First Day, First Show

These are all images from the first show at G.D. Birla Sabhaghar of Jadavpur University Department of English (JUDE)’s production of Francis Beaumont’s The Knight of the Burning Pestle, directed by Ananda Lal. The next show, on the 28th of … Continue reading

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DNA Review and Amazon Again

DNA has a review by Sunil K. Poolani here. I’ve since discovered that Sunil Poolani is a publisher, associated with Frog Books, and has a blog here. Historical opportunity missed Sunil K Poolani Sunday, January 20, 2008 03:58 IST The … Continue reading

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The Knight of the Burning Pestle: JUDE play

This year’s JUDE play, directed as always by Ananda Lal, is The Knight of the Burning Pestle by Francis Beaumont. Shows for the public will be on the 24th (show time is 7pm not 6.30pm) and 1st at Gyan Manch … Continue reading

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Kala Ghoda Arts Festival

I’ve been invited to be part of the Kala Ghoda Arts Festival this year in Mumbai, thanks to Zig. I’ll be conducting the translation workshop over Saturday 2 February and Sunday 3 February,  and I’ll be taking part in the … Continue reading

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