Tuesday, July 7, 2015

ICF Updates

*) - Indian by Choice, Graphic Novel by Amit Dasgupta 

*) - Nirmala and Normala (Graphic Novel, Penguin Books India) by Sowmya Rajendran and Niveditha Subramaniam

"Nirmala and Normala are twins separated at birth *dramatic music*. While one goes on to become a heroine, the other goes on to become a normal person. Yes, we know we should put ‘normal’ in quotes. We also know that we should issue a disclaimer that there’s no such thing as normal, but really, let’s talk about that later. If you’ve ever sat through a movie wondering why in the world the heroine is playing with street children or why she seems so daft despite being Harvard-educated, you should listen to Nirmala’s story. As for Normala, well, we all know her, don’t we?"

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