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Amit Chaudhuri, The Immortals

It's been a long time coming. Except that Amit Chaudhuri wouldn't have used those words sung by Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young. The gifted Indian writer,who teaches contemporary literature at the University of East Anglia, prefers Indian classical music. An accomplished singer himself, he pays homage to the music in […]

A handy guide against howlers

What The Straits Times needs is a language guide like Bill Walsh. Singapore’s main newspaper is prone to the kind of howlers Walsh is paid to prevent. Walsh is the Washington Post’s copy desk chief for national news. He has to edit the news, correct mistakes, trim the fat and […]