By T. M. Krishna
T.M. Krishna starts off his sweeping exploration of the culture of Karnatik track with a basic query: what's song?
Taking not anything with no consideration and addressing readers from around the spectrum - musicians, musicologists in addition to laypeople - Krishna offers a path-breaking review of South Indian classical music.
Tata Literature reside! First booklet Award for Non-Fiction (2014)
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They’d smoke in hallways, on playgrounds, on subway station staircases. They got no respect. They were former neighbors, “aunts” and “uncles,” but once they started smoking, they were simply crackheads, the lowest on the food chain in the jungle, worse than prostitutes and almost as bad as snitches. Most of these friends were my parents’ age or a little younger. They had no secrets. Skeletal and ashy, they were as jittery as rookie beat cops and their eyes were always spinning with schemes to get money for the next hit.
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A Southern Music: The Karnatik Story by T. M. Krishna