Love, Lust, Anger, Pain and Hope…A review

Love, Lust, Anger, Pain and Hope…A review

…reading this book became even more delightful as I could feel the cultural interventions and intermingling going on. The constraints, the frictions have been beautifully structured in the book by Julie. Love, Lust, Anger, Pain and Hope would stain your eyes time and again, as you experience them along with the character every now and …

Re-writing rules of beauty (& some superfluous explanations)

Re-writing rules of beauty (& some superfluous explanations)

Today I received this link in my inbox, have a look first: http://www.futurebook.net/content/book-was-great-and-typos-werent-very-bad. Tell me which is your favourite sentence. Mine is this one: “At dinner parties you turn away from self-published writers.” You want to know the truth? I TURNED AWAY FROM THEM! As for why. Look at me. Do I look fifty-ish? Man …

Everything flows: On salt water, pillow book and the 21st century

Everything flows: On salt water, pillow book and the 21st century

                               Everything flows | salt water & ink on canvas What has salt water done? The Danish writer Isak Dinesen (read HER!) said once: “The cure for anything is salt water. Sweat, tears or the sea.” The series of canvas mosaic spell out: City, and it’s done with salt water. I wanted to paint the sea …

It just takes writers like O’Yang to flip the light switch on. A review.

It just takes writers like O’Yang to flip the light switch on. A review.

Butterfly, A novel by Julie O’Yang   By Gabriel Ricard The title of Julie O’Yang’s beautiful, passionate and fascinating new novel is initially quite deceptive. It will eventually make sense to those who take the time to read through a narrative so rich in image and experience that it’s almost poetic first and foremost, but …

Stories with a hole in it | Tales from Xanadu

Stories with a hole in it | Tales from Xanadu

Young Chronicle is an e-Zine I’m contributing to every month. My monthly column is my support of YOUNG, NEW reading, my creativity, and my exploration into an ultra-modern form of literature in our transmedia age. Here is Tale #2. (Tale #1)

“History is written only once, so is Butterfly by Julie O’Yang.” Read a new review of my novel

“History is written only once, so is Butterfly by Julie O’Yang.” Read a new review of my novel

“History is written only once, so is Butterfly by Julie O’Yang.” And so Trishit Banerjee, Founder & Editor Young Chronicle, started his review. He went on: “I would regard this as one of the best books I have ever read. With such exquisite feelings, the book compels the readers to go back and read the …