Day: January 14, 2020

Arvind Adiga’s Amnesty, the novel to watch out for in New Year

Editor | Fiction Danny–Dhananjaya Rajaratnam–is an illegal immigrant in Sydney, denied refugee status after he has fled from his native Sri Lanka. Working as a cleaner, living out of a grocery storeroom, for three years he’s been trying to create a new identity for himself. And now, with his beloved vegan girlfriend, Sonja, with his

New fiction: When Sarojini goes in search of her mother

Editor | Fiction Sarojini—Saz—Campbell has come to India to search for her biological mother. Adopted and taken to England at an early age, she has a degree from Cambridge and a mathematician’s brain adept at solving puzzles. Handicapped by a missing shoebox that held her birth papers and the death of her English mother, she

How the Dalai Lama escaped from Tibet into India

Editor | Non-fiction In 1959, the Dalai Lama escaped from Tibet into India, where he was granted refuge. Few know about the carefully calibrated operation to escort him safely from the Indian border. An Officer and His Holiness narrates how political officer Har Mander Singh successfully managed this assignment in the North East Frontier Agency