The Dance of Your Life


“The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not […]

A Historical Romance of 20th Century India – Book Review


In fictional love triangles, the heroine is often presented with two options: the dashing bad boy or the nice, dependable dud. Just such a triangle appears in “Tiger Hills,” the first novel by Sarita Mandanna, which opens in the South Indian district of Coorg (where Mandanna was born) at the turn of the 20th century. […]