« Of Vaginal Creams and Gels | Main | On Wittgenstein and Rorty »

July 19, 2014


Hi Namit,

Thankyou so much for introducing me to Maria Karafizieva. What a wonderfully evocative voice.

Have you seen Latcho Drom? It is a documentary about the music of the Roma and their journey, starting from Rajasthan and ending in Spain. It is one of the finest pieces of filmmaking that I know:



Roger, yes, I've seen Latcho Drom many years ago. I didn't know it was now on YouTube. Thanks for the link. I'll have to see it again now!

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been saved. Comments are moderated and will not appear until approved by the author. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.


Post a comment

Comments are moderated, and will not appear until the author has approved them.

Your Information

(Name is required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)

New Book by Namit Arora

  • The Lottery of Birth reveals Namit Arora to be one of our finest critics. In a raucous public sphere marked by blame and recrimination, these essays announce a bracing sensibility, as compassionate as it is curious, intelligent and nuanced.” —Pankaj Mishra

Shunya Website

Namit wins 3QD Arts & Literature Prize 2011

Namit Arora's India Photo Archive