Sunday, April 03, 2011

Revisiting “Chowringhee”

"Bengali readers have treasured “Chowringhee” since it was published in 1962. In this golden age of the Indian novel, it has finally been translated into English." -- excellent! Hoping to see more great translations and movies for writers like Shirshendu Mukherji, Mujtoba Ali, Sunil Ganguli, Humayun Ahmed and many other great writers.
"IN Sofia Coppola’s recent film “Somewhere”, a Los Angeles hotel offers a glamorous backdrop for a story about a lonely man, some dissolute women, an impressionable daughter and a simple message: only connect...."
Link:  http://www.economist.com/blogs/prospero/2011/03/found_translation

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