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Tradition | Tradition

christine-schulze's picture
Jul.18.2010
Zale. Gauthier. Varden. These three dynasties... They all sound like something out of an ancient, oriental myth or fairy tale. The concept of human...more Zale. Gauthier. Varden. These three dynasties... They all sound like something out of an ancient, oriental myth or fairy tale....
veronica-chater's picture
Jul.09.2008
To camp or not to camp? Sociologists turn the other way, this question is not for you. Tradition is a powerful force in my family, and camping is one of our yearly traditions. But what happens when it stops being fun? 
bharati-mukherjee's picture
Dec.27.2007
India, past and present, its inhabitants and expatriates, has always formed the framework of Mukherjee’s literary world. In this vibrant novel, a sequel to Desirable Daughters and her best work to date, the author has fused history, mysticism, treachery and enduring love in a suspenseful story...
bharati-mukherjee's picture
Dec.27.2007
Days and Nights in Calcutta is a candid look at the dizzying complexities and contradictions of Indian life told from two very different points of view. In 1973, Clark Blaise and his Bengali wife, Bharati Mukherjee, decided to spend a year in India with her family. Clark came as a Westerner, a...
sunny-singh's picture
Dec.13.2007
Krishna has been in New York, making documentaries. But, following the death of her grandmother, the all-knowing Dadiji, Krishna returns to her home village in a part of India so feudal, almost medieval in its ways, that in spite of her essential urbanity and modernity, she must make concessions to...