Far Eastern Economic Review has this wonderful review of Shoba Narayan’s Monsoon Diary. The review, unlike some of the mostly positive reviews in the west, is sharp, witty and gets to the point. If you are considering buying Monsoon Diary (please see the list on the right – you are helping the website by buying … Continue reading Monsoon cooking is better!
Zakir Hussain is the greatest living exponent of the tabla. Starting as a child prodigy playing traditional music, Zakir expanded the scope of his instrument through his experiments with Indian and Western idioms. THE SPEAKING HAND is the most in-depth record of this living legend at his prime. Features archival concert footage and rare interviews … Continue reading Did ya know that Zakir can make his hands speak?
This just in – Asian Indians in seven San Francisco Bay Area counties have a median family income of $88,540 – 24 percent higher than the total population and the highest of any Asian group – but there are severe pockets of poverty in the South Asian community in the region, according to India West. … Continue reading Dirty Filthy Stinking …. Rich!