Slowly down the Ganges by Eric Newby

When I was up in Rishikesh, I bought this fabulous travel book, upon the recommendation of a long term resident there. Eric Newby, a British, was one of the finest travel writers in the world (interesting so many of great travel writers are British). I’ve read his A Merry Dance around the World, a collection… Continue reading Slowly down the Ganges by Eric Newby

my review of My Beautiful Shadow by Radhika Jha

My Beautiful Shadow isn’t a thick book but perfectly formed and beautifully crafted. The novel is set in Japan, populated by all Japanese characters. I am deeply impressed by author Radhika Jha, an Indian and modern nomad who lived in Japan for quite few years. She created a believable world that so far removed from… Continue reading my review of My Beautiful Shadow by Radhika Jha