ISSUE 5: JULY-AUGUST 2013

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EDITORIAL
Passion and Practicalities

THE TIN TRUNK
Readers Anonymous

Photo Essay Paper T[r]ails Sudeep Sen
Non-fiction The Reader: A Universal Book Depot Manjiri Indurkar
Non-fiction Must The Reclusive Writer Die? Debojit Dutta
Photo Essay Where Aviv Reads Smriti Lamech
Photo Essay The Child Reader Diptakirti Chaudhuri
Section 140: How to Get Into the Bestseller Shelf Anees Salim
Section 140: The Poet Says Tammy Ho Lai-ming
Short Film Yearning: A Child Translates a Story Natasha Badhwar
Graphic Fiction Gilgamesh Ishita Basu Mallik
Graphic Fiction Girl Reader Dechen Pelgi Tenzing

FICTION
Excerpt Facebook Phantom Suzanne Sangi
Naamghor
Srutimala Duara
The Rain Maiden and the Bear-man Easterine Kire

POETRY
Poems Nick Lartz
Dusk in Kalibanga Tejaswinin Kale
Poems Karthika Nair
Dr. Barbie’s Abortion Clinic
 Kris Bigalk
Kopahi Prerana Choudhury
Of Rivers and River-Islands Goirick Brahmachari
There’s Something Moving in the Background Maitreyee Chowdhury

PHOTO ESSAY
King Thebaw’s Descendants Gauraang Pradhan with Anu Kumar

REVIEWS
The Absurd as Political: Lost Men Akhil Katyal
Completed Journeys, Incomplete Truths:  Journey to Ithaca Priyasha Mukhopadhyay
Pervasive Nature of Facebook : Facebook Phantom Shreya Bhattacharya
Of Cosmopolitanism and Ethno-nationalis: Northeastern Migrants in Delhi  Amit R Baishya
(Read Excerpt: Inclusion in the Exclusionary City)

OBITUARY
A Letter to Rituparno Sohini Chattopadhyay