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Memories of Arrival

Memories of Arrival

Adhir Biswas - Editorial Director, Gangchil Publications, Kolkata

V. Ramaswamy - Translator and Activist


Translated for the first time into English, Memories of Arrival brings together four books of a migrant’s story of displacement and exile in one volume. Adhir Biswas, a Dalit, makes the subalterns gain some visibility.

The author, though half-starved, gets an education. He finds possibilities, delighting in the city of Calcutta, making the most of what he can. He finds a place in the book world, finally emerging as the distinguished editor and publisher of Gangchil and Doel. Read More