Monthly Archives: June 2015

Buildings and Books

At 5:30 am today, the air was cool and damp. The sky was cloudy. We didn’t see the sunrise. Rather, the sky gradually lightened, becoming less eerie and more normal by the minute. The Taj before tourists arrive is magnificent; … Continue reading

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Train (of) Thoughts

On the train from Deradhun to Delhi, there’s ample leg room, airplane-style food and time. No wi-fi here, but hours to write, which is something. After Bangalore, we flew to Kerala and went to the last places I was familiar … Continue reading

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An Impossible Equation

In the dark, well-air conditioned room on Dr. Sheshagiri Rao’s farm, the setting is perfect for falling asleep. The other members of our Dialogue and I have seen better days, physically speaking. We smell like sunscreen, bug spray and jars of … Continue reading

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