Category Archives: books

Two views on Prof Lucio’s work

Rodrigues had his roots deep in the soil of Goa; he was deeply enamoured of the soul of his motherland, as it manifested itself in story, song and dance. The marriage between soil and soul begets the customs, the mores,

Two views on Prof Lucio’s work

Rodrigues had his roots deep in the soil of Goa; he was deeply enamoured of the soul of his motherland, as it manifested itself in story, song and dance. The marriage between soil and soul begets the customs, the mores,

Goa, France, poetry, music… and Dr Manoharrai Sardessai

Dr Edith Noronha Melo Furtado released on Friday a book on the works of “the Goan bard” Dr Manohar Rai Sardessai. See https://www.flickr.com/photos/fn-goa/15548689158/ Below are excerpts from the function, in which she and other speakers explain the significance of the

Goa, France, poetry, music… and Dr Manoharrai Sardessai

Dr Edith Noronha Melo Furtado released on Friday a book on the works of “the Goan bard” Dr Manohar Rai Sardessai. See https://www.flickr.com/photos/fn-goa/15548689158/ Below are excerpts from the function, in which she and other speakers explain the significance of the

Christina Fernandes, understanding Catholicism in Goa … through pics and text

Photo-journalist Christina Fernandes is German and married to a Goan. She found her in-laws culture interesting enough to work on a photo-suffused book titled Passion in Paradise: Modern Day Catholicism in Goa (2012, Goa,1556 ISBN 978-93-80739-46-5). In it, she attempts

Christina Fernandes, understanding Catholicism in Goa … through pics and text

Photo-journalist Christina Fernandes is German and married to a Goan. She found her in-laws culture interesting enough to work on a photo-suffused book titled Passion in Paradise: Modern Day Catholicism in Goa (2012, Goa,1556 ISBN 978-93-80739-46-5). In it, she attempts

Two Goan writers… and a Marathi text

One Goan writer discussing a translation by another, of the work from the Marathi: Sonia Faleiro Author of Beautiful Thing I enjoyed several good books this year, but the one that stayed with me and which I’ve been recommending to

Two Goan writers… and a Marathi text

One Goan writer discussing a translation by another, of the work from the Marathi: Sonia Faleiro Author of Beautiful Thing I enjoyed several good books this year, but the one that stayed with me and which I’ve been recommending to

Rare, antiquarian, second-hand, and “loanable” Goa books

Do you have any Goa books falling in the above categories that you might be willing to share and/or sell with other Goa Book Club members? If so, please list them. I have quite a few Goa-related book which can

Rare, antiquarian, second-hand, and “loanable” Goa books

Do you have any Goa books falling in the above categories that you might be willing to share and/or sell with other Goa Book Club members? If so, please list them. I have quite a few Goa-related book which can

A Goan Village… in Nagpur

By Brig Ian da Costa (Retd) brigiandcosta@gmail.com From the Diary of an Infantryman The Nagpur Goan community in those days (1940s) was small but well knit and spirited.  The Goan community consisted of a happy lot of people, whose world revolved

A Goan Village… in Nagpur

By Brig Ian da Costa (Retd) brigiandcosta@gmail.com From the Diary of an Infantryman The Nagpur Goan community in those days (1940s) was small but well knit and spirited.  The Goan community consisted of a happy lot of people, whose world revolved

Indo-American cardiologist gets to the heart of verse

Here, his verse connects the reader with the Orinoco (one of the longest rivers of South America), the Inca site of Machu Picchu, Bahia in Brazil, street scenes in NYC, and the varied experiences of an expert dealing with the heart.

Indo-American cardiologist gets to the heart of verse

Here, his verse connects the reader with the Orinoco (one of the longest rivers of South America), the Inca site of Machu Picchu, Bahia in Brazil, street scenes in NYC, and the varied experiences of an expert dealing with the heart.