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CHITRALEKHA BASU is a writer of fiction, a translator, and a singer of Tagore songs. Her book, Sketches by Hootum the Owl: a Satirist’s View of Colonial Calcutta – is a re-imagining of the first work of modern Bengali prose, written in 1861/62 by Kaliprasanna Sinha. She is interested in the comparative histories of Calcutta, her hometown, and Hong Kong, where she now lives.


Basu's essay, Rice, was published in Issue 29 of the Asia Literary Review. Click here to subscribe or buy a copy. Already a subscriber? Download your eBook copy here.