Monthly Archives: August 2014

It’s unusually ha-ha with Pinto’s "Em and the big Hoom"

Jerry Pinto’s “Em and the big Hoom” (2012) is a beautiful book that takes a brutally honest look at the world of a Goan boy living with a mentally ill mother in Mumbai. Em (the mother) and big Hoom (the … Continue reading

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Just finished reading: ‘This Is How You Lose Her’ and ‘The Accidental Prime Minister’

“This Is How You Lose Her” is a collection of short stories in English by Junot Díaz, a Dominican American writer. Most of the stories in this collection deal with men’s infidelity and though Diaz’s writing is powerful and evocative, … Continue reading

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