April 2010 Recommendations
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A stunning debut in which pregnant Lily, confined to bed rest, is surrounded by loved ones who each tell a story to coax the baby out.
Triage--casualties of love and sex In her new and evocative collection of poetry, spoken word, flash memoir and sketches, Margaret Mascarenhas challenges still still prevalent myths about romantic love, treating it as a medical emergency whose obsessive nature transcends gender and sexual orientation. This is a body of work that also subtly conveys the intimate and visceral traffic between text and image and, in the process, asserts the curative and restorative powers of writing and art. ”
Margaret Mascarenhas is a consulting editor, curator and novelist, the author of the Diasporic novel, Skin, Penguin India 2001 (published in French translation by Mercure de France in 2002, and in Portuguese translation by Editora Replicacao in 2006), and of...
Causes Margaret Mascarenhas Supports
Goa Bachao Abhiyan
Margaret’s Favorite Books
Love in the Time of Cholera, Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter, The Implacable Order of Things, Canto General, Anthills of the Savannah, Sula, ...and others