Book Review: Life of Pi (Yann Martel)

THIS BOOK WON THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE IN 2002. It is a weird and wonderful book telling the singularly unlikely story of the shipwreck of a young Indian, Piscine, the Pi of the title, who traverses the seas in a lifeboat for 227 days in the company of a four hundred and...

Train to Delhi

IN THE FIRST OF A PLANNED SERIES OF TRAVEL TALES (by various writers), Golden Langur recounts a journey across northern India by rail.      New Jalpaiguri, in North Bengal, the nearest broad gauge railway station on the Indo-Bhutan border is a tangle of steel...
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