Category: Literature

0

The Pink Pages Reading List – January 2016

Nothing to Fix: Medicalisation of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Edited by Arvind Narrain and Vinay Chandran Sage Publications  The theory and practice of medicine remains central to the concerns of persons identified as lesbian,...

0

Excerpts: The Devourers

‘The Devourers’ by Indra Das reinvents modern fantasy in India, imbuing it with depth, emotion, and richness. It is a story about shape-shifters, men with second selves who prey on humans and live in...

0

Classics: The Missing Men

DENNIS COOPER – THE MISSING MEN (1981 – AM HERE BOOKS IMMEDIATE EDITIONS) Review by Ampat Varghese Cooper is famous now an integral item in the lists of great homosexuals who have achieved heights...

0

Constantine Cavafy: the poet hidden in his poems

Kishore Kumar Near the brightly lit window of the tobacconist’s shop, they stood amid a crowd of people. By chance their gazes met and hesitantly they half expressed the illicit longing of their flesh....

Same Sex Love in India 3

Same Sex Love in India

By Ruth Vanitha and Saleem Kidwai Kishore Kumar Some anthologies are born like water bubbles – conceived by chance in a fit of unbridled, perverse passion – and pass into oblivion in much the...

LGBT Literature: Why Bother? 5

LGBT Literature: Why Bother?

Kishore Kumar In The Symposium, Plato discussed love as motivating the search for the forms, as a philosophical and spiritual exercise. This book is considered one of the foundations of western civilisation. More than...