Monthly Archives: December 2011

  1. Review: Please Look After Mother

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    December 30, 2011 by markstani

    EDIT: This book has won the MAN Asian Literary Prize for 2012. I think it’s a worthy winner, though it …
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  2. Interview: Rahul Bhattacharya

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    December 29, 2011 by markstani

    Rahul Bhattacharya’s first novel, ‘The Sly Company Of People Who Care’, is a unique and vibrant picaresque of life in …
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  3. Review: River Of Smoke

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    December 27, 2011 by markstani

    Here’s my latest review from the 2011 MAN Asian Prize longlist. Click the image on the right for an index …
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  4. Review: Open Secret

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    December 26, 2011 by markstani

    Human Rights groups estimate that somewhere in the region of 30,000 people were ‘disappeared’ during the reign of Argentina’s military …
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  5. Merry Christmas

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    December 24, 2011 by markstani

    Merry Christmas to everyone who reads this blog. Here’s Mark Twain’s opinion of Santa Claus, from A Tramp Abroad: In …
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  6. Skeletonette

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    December 21, 2011 by markstani

    A short Christmas-ish story: Stacey watched the Winter Olympics with a stack of paprika Pringles and her bare legs ski-poled …
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  7. Review: The Devil’s Disciple

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    December 20, 2011 by markstani

    This book was provided courtesy Booktrust. The translated fiction section of their website, which will shortly include a more concise …
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