Written in a reflective style, this travelogue takes readers on a journey to Manasarovar, a holy pilgrimage site, through Simikot and Kalikot, through pine forests and mountain passes. Reading this travel account, one is tempted to pack one's bag and embark on a journey following on the footsteps of the writer.
In this collection of ten interviews conducted in cyberspace, international writers Pico Iyer, Pankaj Mishra, Amitava Kumar, Samrat Upadhyay, Manjushree Thapa and others talk about the writing process, craft, editing and much more. The questions are searching and the answers crisp, insightful and witty, which make this slim volume an entertaining read.
Nepal entered a peace process after the Comprehensive Peace Accord was signed, ending the ten years of the Maoist conflict. But the peace process hit choppy waters soon after and risked being derailed. The book sets out to explain why the peace process is (was) on the verge of being derailed.