28. 02. 2013

Dashrath’s Dinner Party

By Amiya Sen Translated from the Bengali by Bhaswati Ghosh Originally published as “Dasharather Atithijawggo” in Desh As she pulled the curtains off the doors and windows and dumped them on the floor,...

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14. 11. 2012

Vote Puja

Sumana Roy   ‘Since 1979, we have been celebrating Kali Puja in our house. But there is a history behind this tradition. ... One of my brothers was born on a new moon...

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03. 11. 2012

Glitch

Avishek Parui —    When a 45-year old man with a beautiful wife and two teenaged kids still needs to watch gruesome violent videos all by himself every damn night to sleep well, you...

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27. 06. 2012

Good Reasons (HUG Fiction)

Anil Menon Imaginative resistance. I'd heard the chilly phrase for the first time, just a short while ago, in one of New York Public library's cavernous lecture rooms. Yet it already feels familiar,...

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19. 06. 2012
from Guban

from Guban

  Abdi Latif Ega   The Water Bearer The journey to the well was long and scary when Twosmo was younger. She would start before the shadows cast, and would usually reach the well when there was a significant shadow in the day. It was scary because the land was an endless darkness. Her camel, a ten foot beast, would not avail her any form of protection from the many dangers lurking out there – the wild animals in search of a succulent morsel before they returned Read more [...]

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10. 05. 2012

Sheesha Ghat

Naiyar Masud [HUG is grateful to author Anil Menon  for providing us with this version of the story]             Sad mauj raa ze raftan-e khud muztrib kunad Mauje keh bar-kinaar...

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26. 03. 2012

Skateboarding versus Architecture

Jean Poole of Skynoise.net interviews Professor Iain Borden who has revolutionized contemporary architecture with his radical thoughts on space and its non-utilization. His book on skateboarding/ollie, Skateboarding, Space & The City : Architecture and the Body is...

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16. 03. 2012

The Kitchen

Amiya SenTranslated by Bhaswati GhoshAt a time when there was a drought of jobs, Nirupama felt uncertain on receiving a job offer. Her husband, Salil Dutta, figured that by looking at his wife....

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04. 03. 2012

Letter from Advaita Malla Barman

                                                                                                                                                                            Gokanghat, Tipprah  23.6. 34         Dear Brother, I have read your poem a few times, from beginning to the end. I would like to Read more [...]

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02. 03. 2012

No Detergent Can Undo

    Sreyashi Goswami           Books:  Lover forever, makes strong friends, permanent enemies. Flower: Softness or is it  hallucination. Brotherhood: Feeling towards a brother that needs to be chiseled for...

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15. 02. 2012

Success, Publishing & Indian Comics

Bharath Murthy This piece is a presentation of my views on the comics medium in India, and some of my ideas for the growth of the form. These ideas are the result of...

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20. 12. 2011

Lover, Lunatic or a Languishing Venereal Patient

Nikhil Biswas We credit the bravado of expressing our popping thoughts in immediate language smelling of fresh nascence. But in reality it is proven that the bravado is hollow, and worshiping that cleverness is devoid...

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06. 10. 2011

Three Poems of Lynching

      Robert Hayden Night, Death, Mississippi 1 A quavering cry. Screech-owl? Or one of them? The old man in his reek and gauntness laughs -- One of them, I bet --...

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26. 03. 2011

And How Are You?

Arunava Sinha By Buddhadeva Bose (translated from Bengali) Sometimes I want to know how you are. When I go to sleep, when I wake up, when I drive at ninety miles an hour,...

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