"Before your cheek turns red beneath my slaps, a soft kiss for you. Before the whipping takes the skin off your back, two spoonfuls of pollen off the feet. Before the hired bulldozer grinds your an...
Faridoun Farrokh was born and educated in Iran where he began a teaching career, initially in schools and later at the universities in Shiraz and Mashhad, his hometown, after completing graduate st
Murzban Jal is Professor at the Centre for Educational Studies, Indian Institute of Education, Pune and author of the Seductions of Karl Marx, Zoroastrianism: From Antiquity to the Modern Period an
Arundhati Roy is a novelist, activist and a world citizen. She won the Booker Prize in 1997 for her first novel The God of Small Things. Since then, she has concentrated her writing on political is
Gauri Deshpande (1942-2003) bilingual poet, essayist and short story writer in Marathi and English, has been published extensively in both languages. Her fluency in them has earned her the reputati