Posts Tagged ‘indian’
Climate summit negotiators fiddle while the world prepares to starve.
The Durban climate summit that ended earlier this month was proclaimed a great success. The chairwoman told delegates: “We have concluded this meeting with [a plan] to save one planet for the future of our children and our gr...
Amphibian’s investigation of personalities under stress is a must-see.
“Everything is a gift of the universe,” wrote the late Buddhist author Ken S. Keyes Jr. Of course, this can be difficult to believe if your spouse has recently dumped you or a loved one has died violently or you’re an...
When I was a child, I had no idea what I was. My family didn’t have cable TV for a long time. Once we got it, I learned that we didn’t like taxes. Later, we didn’t like Bill Clinton, because we didn’t like taxes. The we...
The economic downturn has not been kind to the folks from Indian Casino Records, the plucky little Seattle-based indie record label that we’ve profiled (“South by Northwest,” Feb. 11, 2009) and that has releas...
An Indian guy with a Russian name is confused about his identity in The Namesake.
Jhumpa Lahiri’s excellent novel The Namesake takes much of its inspiration from the 19th-century Russian author Nikolai Gogol.