Carol Andrade

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Fragrance of a Wild Soul review: The author distils her own experiences to draw life lessons

Fragrance of a Wild Soul review: The author distils her own experiences to draw life lessons

There’s a lot more, including kind of blueprint for recovery and wellness comprising questions and answers, at the heart of which is a co...Read More

A silence that is deep, abiding, unnerving: Carol Andrade on the coronavirus-enforced isolation

A silence that is deep, abiding, unnerving: Carol Andrade on the coronavirus-enforced isolation

There is birdsong, there are church and temple bells, and the azàan, rung and called by human agency, but at other times, the silence is ...Read More

Book Review: An intellectuals’ collective

Book Review: An intellectuals’ collective

At the same time, never have we witnessed such a social, political and economic upheaval in the country, with people riven by caste, cree...Read More

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson

Coronavirus Outbreak: If Forrest Gump can stay calm, so can we

That references his last film, It’s a Beautiful Day in the Neighbourhood, which anyone with half a brain and a love for the movies would ...Read More

Ground Zero: Gender-neutral ‘mommying’ is in

Ground Zero: Gender-neutral ‘mommying’ is in

Consider what it entails, the close and intimate knowledge of your child as an extension of yourself at first.

Book Review: Family albums and the fissures within

Book Review: Family albums and the fissures within

In spite of education, the girls are brought up second (if not outright subservient) to boys.

Ground Zero: Ash Wednesday was also Day 4 of the Delhi violence

Ground Zero: Ash Wednesday was also Day 4 of the Delhi violence

Automatically, I forced myself to breathe deeply, and continued to read and the pain kept getting worse.

Ground Zero: Carol Andrade talks about autopsies and movies

Ground Zero: Carol Andrade talks about autopsies and movies

Of all things, I am talking about autopsies. You know, that process conducted in a spanking clean lab upon the body of someone whose caus...Read More

Book Review: The migrant story needs no embroidery

Book Review: The migrant story needs no embroidery

The blurb at the back says it all. This is the story of a horrific journey, undertaken by a young mother escaping a deadly cartel. What s...Read More

'Coming from America': Gujarat braces itself for Trumps visit

'Coming from America': Gujarat braces itself for Trumps visit

Everything is going to be OTT, lavish, effusive, luxurious, opulent, sumptuous, extravagant, bountiful, befitting the Leader of the Free ...Read More

Ground Zero: We have begun to tolerate the indefensible, normalise it, writes Carol Andrade

Ground Zero: We have begun to tolerate the indefensible, normalise it, writes Carol Andrade

Yesterday, I reported a video to Facebook administrators. As part of the process, I was asked for a reason. I put 'gross content' in the ...Read More

Ground zero: When Muslims were the saviors and Jews the saved

Ground zero: When Muslims were the saviors and Jews the saved

The most comforting thing about the shooting incident near Jamia Millia in Delhi last Thursday, is that the shooter, describing himself a...Read More

Tom Hanks in the movie A Beautiful Day in Neighborhood

Carol Andrade Column: Is it a beautiful day in your neighbourhood?

Last Sunday I went and watched a film about goodness and kindness and compassion with a guaranteed happy ending. The film was about a man...Read More

The Tattoo on my Breast: Partition stories never pale

The Tattoo on my Breast: Partition stories never pale

Book: The Tattoo on my BreastAuthor: Ravi RaiPublisher: BloomsburyPages: 472; Price: Rs 599

Ground Zero: Disgusting men and their odious ideas

Ground Zero: Disgusting men and their odious ideas

Every year since 2016, the Ministry of External Affairs and the Observer Research Foundation, a Delhi-based think tank

Ground Zero: Standing up to be counted can be hard for some!

Ground Zero: Standing up to be counted can be hard for some!

And in these days of protests, marches, slogan shouting or just standing up to be counted, I want to be a part of history-in-the-making.

Ground Zero: WhatsApp with all of YOU?

Ground Zero: WhatsApp with all of YOU?

This year, in accordance with my first resolution for the year, I started answering my messages, wishing me and my family a Happy New Year

Give thanks with a grateful heart

Give thanks with a grateful heart

Apart from being the title of one of my most favourite hymns, not least because of its compelling melody and searingly relevant lyrics, i...Read More

Ground Zero: Merry Protest-mas to you too

Ground Zero: Merry Protest-mas to you too

It is because of the numbers turning out to protest against the CAA and the NRC and the NPC and no, I don’t need to spell out the lethal ...Read More

Ground zero: CAB, NPR, NRC is a boiling alphabet soup

Ground zero: CAB, NPR, NRC is a boiling alphabet soup

That is what we have been subjected to so often on December 9, as the Citizen’s Amendment Bill (CAB) was driven through Parliament

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