Posts Tagged ‘Simrita Dhir’


PANJAB: Review in Punjab Today

   Posted by: aman    in Punjab

Dear Friends,

Simrita Dhir has very graciously reviewed PANJAB: Journeys Through Fault Lines in Punjab Today. Thank you Smrita and Kanwar Manjit Singh!

Simrita says, ‘Faced with a dwindling economy, imperfect political and judicial systems, cloudy dreams and a horde of runaway aspirations, the land of the brave and home of the plenty calls out loudly for reform, rehabilitation and rectification of wrongs.’

Thank you friends for continuing to engage with the book. Please read review here …

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Review – Punjab Today: A Metaphor for Migration

   Posted by: aman    in Punjab

Book: The Rainbow Acres

Author: Simrita Dhir

Publisher: Om Books

The well-structured, quick read novel The Rainbow Acres by Simrita Dhir sketches the era when gold was discovered in California and depicts the lives and journeys of a man and a woman from their faraway native lands on two ends of the world to the West Coast of the United States. Dhir alternates the chapters between Kishan Singh and Sophia Morales, from Noor Mahal in Panjab and Acapulco, later Guadalajara and then the village Bahia de Kino in Mexico, to parallel how people are marginalized – either through ravages of nature or political turmoil –and how they become migrants seeking refuge in alien lands.

Please read more here ….

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