Love, loss, longing & lessons

A Book of Light: When a Loved One Has a Different Mind Ed by Jerry Pinto. Speaking Tiger. Pages 175. Rs 399. Review by Roopinder Singh What dispels darkness is light. It has the power to illuminate, to bedazzle, to blind, to create shadows, and to show what was thought to be hidden simply because it had not been exposed …

Raghu Rai: World through his lens

Picturing Time: The Greatest Photographs of Raghu Rai Aleph. Pages 193. Rs 1999. Book review by Roopinder Singh Raghu Rai has dominated the visual narrative of Indian photography like a colossus. His photographs, seen by the masses through newspapers and magazines, have helped shape perceptions, immortalised some of the subjects and he himself has been the subject of a documentary …