Himansu S Mohapatra

A former Professor of English & noted translator

A Memoir & ‘Bildungsroman’ Of Literary Criticism

In his maiden appearance at the English Department of Utkal University in April 2011, Chandrahas Choudhury chose to speak on… Read More

1 month ago

Book Review: Secrets Of Similipal Holds the Key to Mankind’s Future

A sturdy hard back with a themed front cover in glossy white splashed with a generous daub of green and… Read More

2 months ago

What’s (Not) In A Name?

That was college time. And a fantasy-laden, violence-ridden time it was. Please don’t get me wrong. The violence was not… Read More

2 months ago

East Coast Baby Or The Day Art Imitated Life

It is as if fate had ordained that life and art synched in perfect harmony. Only days after becoming a… Read More

2 months ago

Scapegoat: A True Story

If I were able to travel back in time to fix one thing, I would choose that night in Baripada… Read More

2 months ago

Book Review: Poems That Are Scorched By Anger And Scalding Tears

Satya Mohanty is a former administrator-turned-writer. Originally hailing from Odisha, he has made Delhi his home. He is a prominent… Read More

3 months ago

Primal Fear

Like previous evenings, that evening too Subrat and his cousin repeated the ritual of one last chat under the electricity… Read More

3 months ago

Nick Of Time

"Blame it on the pale blue aerogramme," Subrat said as he readied to board the Aeroflot flight to London at… Read More

3 months ago

A Great Bio-Critique Of A Great Writer

He who was close to us From far off seemed to have come To our uncanny homeland, Only a searching… Read More

3 months ago

A View To A Fall

If only he had read the signs, if only he had made that telephone call that night, things might have… Read More

3 months ago