Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness

Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness

From the award-winning author of An Obedient Father (2001 Hemingway Foundation PEN Award) and Family Life (2014 New York Times Best Books of the Year; 2015 Folio Prize; and 2016 International DUBLIN Literary Award), comes a collection of short stories that entertains...
A Concert for Vision

A Concert for Vision

Sankara Eye Foundation (SEF) in their continued efforts to eradicate curable blindness in India organized a fundraising musical night with popular Bollywood singers Kumar Sanu and Sadhana Sargam on December 17, 2017 in San Jose. Funds from the concert fed into SEF’s...
Music Concerts: To Go or Not To Go?

Music Concerts: To Go or Not To Go?

“But mommy, it’s Taylor Swift! and Ed Sheeran! and Dua Lipa!,” my 10 year old daughter protested. My mind was paralyzed as soon as she had announced that she really wanted to attend the Poptopia concert at the SAP Center in San Jose. News stories of the Mandalay...
Re-Imagining History

Re-Imagining History

It would not be an exaggeration if he were cited to be one of the most influential writers in India at the present time. His personal story is an example of reinvention. His love of history and Hindu theology started in childhood, interacting with his grandfather, a...
Top 10 Movies of 2017

Top 10 Movies of 2017

Crashing Thunderbolts, Crooning Jailbirds and Sizzling Sixers 2017 witnessed an unusual number of sequels (Golmaal Again, Badrinath Ki Dulhania, Judwaa 2, Baahubali: The Conclusion) and remakes (Hindi Medium, Ittefaq, Shubh Mangal Saavdhan), and judging by the box...
Young Adult Rom-Com For the Win!

Young Adult Rom-Com For the Win!

WHEN DIMPLE MET RISHI by Sandhya Menon. Simon Pulse (Simon & Shuster): New York. 384 pages. $17.99 hardcover. Also available as a digital book and Audible. Girl has goal (break the glass ceiling in the world of coding without “IIH” distractions). Boy has goal...