09. 08. 2017

In a Future April: An Excerpt

Paramita Ghosh Excerpt from: In a Future April (a novel) © Radical Notes radicalnotes@radicalnotes.com Aakar Books, 2017 ISBN 978-93-5002-510-9 *** [In a Future April is a novel about revolutions in this age— but...

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14. 10. 2016

95 Theses

  Charles Bernstein ___________________ I am retiring in 2019, so take this as something of a swan song, or, anyway, duck soup. I leave the remainder of the theses to be filled in...

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15. 11. 2015

Nirmala Boudi And The Bureaucracy

Amiya Sen   Translated by Bhaswati Ghosh --------------------------------------------------------- Nirman Bhavan–the foundation for which had been laid by the late Lal Bahadur Shastri–is now an imposing structure. As the older Shastri Bhavan became too...

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08. 08. 2015

Notes From The Underground

  Avishek Parui    Picture a train leaving an underground station. Neither the name of the station nor the destination of the train should be important. Names and destinations rarely matter. You could...

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03. 06. 2015

The Twilight Tavern

Suranjana Choudhury/Amitabha Dev Choudhury Ordinarily I sit here. The road on the right hand side of Devdoot Cinema hall approaching Circuit House progressively culminates towards this bar. It is a small bar with...

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21. 03. 2015

The Chowkidaar

  Kritika Chettri Above Deorali, outside the Tashi Ding hotel, the chowkidaar budo stood letting smoke from his beedi trail down to the mist that had begun erasing the valley. Inside, men and...

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03. 03. 2015

Women in Unemployment & Revolutions at the Workplace

Avinash Mishra   [Avinash Mishra is one of the most expressive, dangerous and suicidal voices in the world of literature today. The following reflection arises out of Agyeya’s Shekhar: Ek Jeevani, a novel...

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31. 05. 2014


Akhlaq Dorji Chanda   The two of them entered the world of blunt trauma. And a thick vat of pounding love and lust. In the woods on the southfacing slopes, just beyond the...

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19. 04. 2014

The Final Womb: A Script

  Falguni Roy   [Falguni Roy, poet and visionary— one of the rarest of rare voices from the subcontinent, died at the unripe age of 33 in May, 1981. HUG thanks Abhisek Chakraborty...

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01. 12. 2013

Confessional Diary

    Subrota Dasgupta [ This short story first appeared in the blog Aainanagar (aainanagar.com) in November 2013. Translation by HUG.] --------------------------------------------   Indulging Bhanu was the sole impetus behind my story telling...

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01. 10. 2013

‘The Daily Passengers: Some Portraits & Other Reflections

  Aritra Chakraborti Aritraspeak: These pictures were taken on a broken mobile phone while commuting on local trains between Howrah and Chinsurah- a major station located on the Howrah-Bardhaman main line in West Bengal. Being an one-time daily...

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24. 08. 2013

Manpari Days

Kritika Chettri [Kritika Chettri did her masters in English literature from the University of Delhi. She has been a close spectator, follower and active supporter of the Gorkhaland movement] ----------------------------------------- Manpari Busty had...

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05. 06. 2013

King George VI

Binoy Majumdar   King George VI said: Elizabeth, do give a holler to your mom, please. And so Elizabeth’s mother Mary walked in. You know, Mary, there is many a dilemma with India...

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09. 04. 2013

Two Stories

    Kate Chopin        The Kiss It was still quite light out of doors, but inside with the curtains drawn and the smouldering fire sending out a dim, uncertain glow,...

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