Category Archives: Literary

Book Chat: A Son Remembers

Biju Parameswaran, an avid reader reviews Krishnapaksham by K. Jayakumar Jayakumar, the author Anybody with a more than passing interest in Malayalam cinema will tell you that Chemmeen was the first film in the language to win the President’s gold medal and … Continue reading

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MP of Thiruvananthapuram and Foreign Policy Guru, Dr. Tharoor’s New Book on Geopolitics

After a longish pause, our MP and celebrated litterateur, Dr Tharoor found some time from his busy schedule to pen a new book, outlining India’s prominent position in the evolving and very exciting international story of the 21st century.  The … Continue reading

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Article: Rukavat Keliye Dhanyavad Hai!

Biju Parameswaran relives memories of watching Doordarshan on television in the 1980s. ‘The Pakistan President General Zia-ul-Haq has been killed…’ Minu Talwar could hardly contain her glee as she broke the news on telly that night in August ’88. Nearly … Continue reading

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Book Chat: The Books of Dr. Shashi Tharoor

Biju Parameswaran, a much traveled literary and movie enthusiast writes: . A frontline litterateur who won the prestigious Commonwealth Prize at 35, a leading columnist and speaker exemplar, a keen  history student who rose steadily in the ranks of international … Continue reading

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Book Chat: On the Most Famous Malayali in the World

Biju Parameswaran, a much traveled literary and movie enthusiast writes: There can only be one answer to the question ‘Who is the most well-known Malayali in the world?’ and that is Kattaserri Joseph  Yesudas.  Born in Fort Kochi in 1940 … Continue reading

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Hay Festival 2011,Thiruvananthapuram: Some Photos by the Blog Team – VI

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Hay Festival 2011,Thiruvananthapuram: Some Photos by the Blog Team – V

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