In memory of a bookshop

There is a bookshop on Elgin Road, Calcutta. It used to be a bookshop under a different name before, run by a nationwide chain of bookshops. Now it is run by a group which intially kept most of the elements which had made the old bookshop popular, until recently. With the recent renovation of the… Continue reading In memory of a bookshop

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On the Loss of Earphones

I lost my earphones today. I lost them to the unrelenting laws of physics and attrition. Electronic components, I have been told, have shelf lives. They die with use. It is a very natural death, they told me. That did nothing to console me. My earphones, or the lack of a working pair, left me… Continue reading On the Loss of Earphones