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(A song by Sidharth Vardhan First written on April 17, 2018) Take away your ficklish loves No bigger than smallest of months They may suit some other Myself can’t handle another Parts of my souls are still in graves Which were build by fantasies You thought were your loves And I loved the idea of…

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(A review by Sidharth Vardhan of Frankenstein in Baghdad (2012) by Ahmed Saadawi shortlisted for International Man Booker 2018 For English translation by Jonathan Wright ) Shouldn’t it rather be called Frankenstein’s Monster? The book sure picks up the atmosphere of Iraq suffering from aftereffects of war and terrorism. The very idea of making a complete…

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(A review by Sidharth Vardhan of Die My Love (2012) by Ariana Harwicz Translated to English by Sarah Moses longlisted for International Booker 2018 ) “I’m fed up with the fact that it’s not okay to bad-mouth your own baby or walk around firing a gun.” I know, right? As somebody of other said human beings…

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(A review by Sidharth Vardhan of Flights (2007) by Olga Tokarczuk Original Title  – Bieguni (polish) Winner of International Booker 2018 for Enligh translation by Jennifer Croft ) “Age all in your mind. Gender grammatical. I actually buy my books in paperback, so that I can leave them without remorse on the platform, for someone else…

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(A short story by Sidharth Vardhan First written on March 28, 2018) 1. From my earliest memories I have had this cusiosity regarding how the experience of this world differs for people with physical disabilities compared to others. Does a person who has been blind all his or her life know what colors are? How…

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A tribute to Charles Dickens (A Tale of Two Cities) and Damien Rice (Cheers Darling) A short story by Sidharth Vardhan First written on March 26, 2018 As usual, she had her beautiful smile on when she opened the door and she greeted him with her daily question, addressing him, as she always did, with…

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