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Review of C.L. Khatri's


C.L. Khatri : Two Minute Silence, New Dehli : Authorpress 2014 pp 181, Rs.195/-

                                                                          Dr. Sanjay Sharma


Two Minute Silence is the latest poetic collection the noted Scholar-Poet C.L. Khatri who is also the editor of the famous reputed literary journal Cyber Literature.His earlier collection Kargil had already established him as a poet of merit and promise. The poems of this collection deal with the new human condition which baffles as well as provokes the readers. These poems come straight from the poet's heart and a more methodical
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Review of C.L. Khatri's

C. L, Khatri. TWO-MINUTE SILENCE, Authors Press, Q -2 A Hauz Khas Enclave New Delhi, 2014. ISBN 978-81-7273-920-1  Pp 81, Rs 195/


Dr. Rajiv Ranjan Dwivedi

       Assistant Professor in English

                                         University School of Humanities and Social Sciences

                                   Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi


C. L. Khatri is a perceptive critic, editor and bilingual poet writing in both Hindi and English. Two Minute Silence is Khatri’s third poetry collection after Kargil(2000) and Ripples in the Lake (2006). It won’t be hyperbolical
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Review of Ramesh K. Srivastava’s


Srivastava, Ramesh K. Read, Write and Teach: Essays on Learning to Live Together. New Delhi: Authorspress. 2014. Pp.237+ vii. Price (Hard Cover) Rs.700/

Ramesh K. Srivastava does not need any introduction because he has an established reputation as an academic, creative writer, and critic. The present collection of essays, dealing with diverse aspects of life, literature, and education, is meant to enhance and enrich the range of reader’s ideas and experience, which this volume does admirably well. The mark of author’s vast experience as a student and teacher of literature as
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Review of Ramesh K. Srivastava’s

Ramesh K. Srivastava. Read, Write and Teach: Essays on Learning to Live Together. New Delhi: Authorspress, 2014.Pp.237, Rs.700/- / $18

Dr Atma Ram, Dharamsala (H.P.)

   Interesting and Invigorating

Prof. Ramesh Kumar Srivastava, a well-known creative and critical writer, collects here his 35 essays, which earlier appeared in prominent magazines and  newspapers, such as, The Sunday Tribune (Chandigarh), University News ( New Delhi), Indian Book Chronicle (Jaipur) and Indian Express (Chandigarh). These incor­porate the author's views on a variety of subjects—reading, teaching, writing, administration as also on general topics and day-today
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Book Review of Rob Harle's "Voices Across Generations: Voices Across Generations"

I found out quite by accident that my great grandmother was not only an artist but also a poet. Most of her work was written in the late 1800s in England.

Some of her poems are of a green activist theme, highly unusual at that time, especially as she was a well-to-do English woman and wife of a highly respected doctor and scientist. Some of her poems lament the terrible living conditions then and the children dying from polluted air and water. England glossed this
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