Shradha Ghale’s Kathmandu Leela: A book review by Peter J Karthak

Today, I have a book review written by Peter J. Karthak on Shradha Ghale’s novel.Setting New Challenges and Standards in Novel-Writing Book details: The Wayward Daughter by Shradha Ghale, Published by Speaking TigerISBN-10: 9789388070584, ISBN-13: 978-9388070584 The Wayward Daughter: A Kathmandu Story At the very outset, and seemingly offhand, I extract the very first paragraph from Mr. … Continue reading Shradha Ghale’s Kathmandu Leela: A book review by Peter J Karthak

Three poets, three poems from Nepal: Nirmal K Thapa, L B Chettri and Prollas Sindhulia

Today, I present three poems by three poets from Nepal. 'Shaky Pears' by Nirmal Kumar Thapa Nirmal Kumar Thapa from Nepal is a unique poet and famous for his spiritual blend and contemporary life to present in his poetic graph. His dozens of previous book work welcomed gracefully. Nirmal's recent work is Crystal Vs Nirmal. … Continue reading Three poets, three poems from Nepal: Nirmal K Thapa, L B Chettri and Prollas Sindhulia

A POETIC VISIT TO A COUNTRY CHURCHYARD

Today's post is a book review by Hem Biswakarma on Gopi Sapkota's poetry collection 'A Suicide Note'. A Suicide Note by Gopi Sapkota, Publisher: lulu.com, ISBN-10: 1445758296, ISBN-13: 978-1445758299 A POETIC VISIT TO A COUNTRY CHURCHYARD - Hem Bishwakarma I feel like a sapling when it comes to talking about poetry. I am growing and learning about … Continue reading A POETIC VISIT TO A COUNTRY CHURCHYARD

A few books from Nepal’s Kathalaya publishing

Today, my post introduces 'Kathalaya' publishing from Nepal along with its activities and some of the books it has published in English.   Kathalaya, a publication house in Nepal established in 2007, is focused on developing reading culture among children. It has provided its service to more than 2.5 million children in more than 8000 … Continue reading A few books from Nepal’s Kathalaya publishing

A Nepali poetry collection: Bhisma Upreti’s ‘What if the Sky Falls?’

Today, I present a book review by literary editor L B Chhetri on poet Bhisma Upreti's book 'What if the Sky Falls?' A love of life in What if the Sky Falls? - L B Chhetri Bhisma Upreti, a well-known poet and essayist of Nepal who has several books to his credit, has come out this … Continue reading A Nepali poetry collection: Bhisma Upreti’s ‘What if the Sky Falls?’

‘International collaboration is the key in bringing Nepali literature to the external world’: An interview with publisher Bhupendra Khadka of Book Hill Publishing

Thanks for joining me! Today I'll be speaking to Bhupendra Khadka, CEO of Book Hill, one of the leading publishing houses in Nepal. Bhupendra not only leads a publishing house, he himself is a poet, a national award-winning lyricist and also a popular Radio Jockey at Radio Kantipur, the most popular radio station in Nepal. … Continue reading ‘International collaboration is the key in bringing Nepali literature to the external world’: An interview with publisher Bhupendra Khadka of Book Hill Publishing

Three poets, three poems from Nepal: Tulasi Diwasa, Usha Sherchan and Govinda Giri Prerna

Today, I present three poems by three poets from Nepal. 'Sun and Cobweb' by Tulasi Diwasa Tulasi Diwasa is a prominent name in modern Nepali poetry. He has authored a dozen books on literature, folk culture and folklore of various tribes in Nepal. He served as professor of Nepali Literature at Tribhuwan University for several years. … Continue reading Three poets, three poems from Nepal: Tulasi Diwasa, Usha Sherchan and Govinda Giri Prerna

Explore Nepal through paintings

November 2019 is the Nepali literature month at Global Literature in Libraries Initiative. Before I take you to the literary landscape of Nepal this month, an artist P. Singh will first take you to explore Nepal through his paintings of Nepal’s beautiful landscapes, rich culture, antique buildings, temples, etc. Mr. Singh has recently showcased these … Continue reading Explore Nepal through paintings

‘The external world doesn’t know how rich Nepali literature is’: An interview with author Dr. Sangita Swechcha

November is the Nepali literature month at the Global Literature in Libraries Initiative. Guest Editor Dr. Sangita Swechcha will be coordinating blog posts on Nepal and the Nepali literary landscape this month. Today, we are posting a recent interview with Dr. Sangita Swechcha by Ms. Qurratulain (Annie) Zaman of Global Voices, a multi-lingual media community. … Continue reading ‘The external world doesn’t know how rich Nepali literature is’: An interview with author Dr. Sangita Swechcha

Publisher Spotlight: Nube Ocho

Based in Madrid, Spain, Nube Ocho is a gorgeous publishing house that is dedicated to promoting diversity, equality, and the emotional development of children. Their titles have been distributed in the US for the past few years, so now is an excellent time to jump on the train and see if your library can snag … Continue reading Publisher Spotlight: Nube Ocho