She Reads South Asia


Friday, March 21, 2008

The Age of Shiva Book Review

My review of Manil Suri's The Age of Shiva is now online for you to read. You will find it here.

If you get a chance to come back and leave me a comment on it, I wold appreciate it. Thanks. Dhanyavad.

Thursday, March 20, 2008

Life Between Cultures

Life between cultures can be both an exciting and difficult thing at the same time. Author Mitali Perkins knows this well and shares it with her young readers through her books. I will be adding my review of The Rickshaw Girl here soon. In the meantime, enjoy the video of Mitali and please visit her website where you can read about her and her books. There is also a writing contest for young writers.

Mitali Perkins' Fire Escape

Indian Classical Music Event

The LearnQuest Academy of Music presents its third music conference featuring the very best of Indian classical music, both in Hindustani and Carnatic styles.

One of my favorite artisans Nitta Mitta, whom I've featured on this blog before will be there. I can't wait to go an experience this wonderful event.

For more information please visit Learnquest Conference 2008

Monday, March 17, 2008

Another Fashion Video

Here is another video on how to wear a saree.

Saturday, March 15, 2008

A Dying Art In India

Check out this amazing article by Rajen Nair on the dying art of pottery in India in the Guardian Weekly