Editorial, Green Issue

Many a Nepali has gleefully derided a foreign hill, smug in the possession of the highest mountains in the world. I confess I am one such geo-populist. It took me too long to acknowledge the beauty of less dramatic landscapes elsewhere, and even when I did, every trek in the Himalayas only confirmed to me [...]

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Eyes, right! The philosopher Roger Scruton, who does not like lefties.
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No place like home

It’s not easy being green, as Kermit the Frog says. In a world of long-distance travel and consumption, the pursuit of consistently green living may seem downright quixotic.

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JLF 2017 Diary: Skipping to Words

A black man in the US, Beatty is permanently uncomfortable. Typecast as a writer of satire, he thinks instead that he is just writing from that point of discomfort – about frustration, about being lost.

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Global Translation Rights Catalogue, 2017
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JLF 2017 Diary: Tales of Tongues

  • Yukta Bajracharya
  • Thursday, January 19, 2017
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My tongue didn’t have a mind of its own. It had already become accustomed to life in exile, and it didn’t think much of returning home.

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Kamal Mani Dixit
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An interview with Kamal Mani Dixit, 1962

Kamal Dixit passed away on December 29, 2016 at his residence in Patan Dhoka. He was 87 years old. This is a translation by Niranjan Kunwar of an article from Uttam Kunwar’s anthology of interviews, Srasta ra Sahitya (Authors and Literature).

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