Posts Tagged ‘Varanasi’


A Film on Benaras

   Posted by: aman    in Other

A short candid film by Lakshmi and me on our  interaction with ‘A Boatman in Benaras’ who holds forth on birth, life and death. Hope you like viewing it. (7  minutes).

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Reviewed Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi

   Posted by: aman    in Other

Sanjitha from BusinessWorld has been kind to me ever since she reviewed Sepia Leaves for their web site and this time she gave me an opportunity to write a review. I reviewed Geoff Dyer’s book Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi, published by Random House. It appears here …

Nilanjana had told me about a brilliant book by the same author called But Beautiful: A book about Jazz. Must read it soon. I am currently reading Michael Ondaatje’s Coming Through Slaughter, a documentary-style book on the life of cornet player Buddy Bolden, a jazz pioneer.

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