Books on Goa
A cyber-exhibition of books on Goa. In whatever language. Looking out for volunteering willing to do some solid work here, and build this network. Our goal is to publicise the written word emerging from Goa.
Sotachim Kirnnam is a book of 30 essays in Konkani, written by Fr. Eusebio Gomes, a member of the Society of Missionaries of St. Francis Xavier, Pilar, Goa. Copies of this book were circulated by the Education Dept of Goa and the Central Library because of their value-based content. Sotachim Kirnnam received the 2014 Konknni Bhasha Mandal's Late Narsing Damodar Naik Memorial Literary Award and another literary award from All India Konknni Writers' Association (AIKWO), Mangalore.
Association Aikwo, 30 Essays, 2014 Konknni, Damodar Naik, Bhasha Mandal S, Eusebio Gomes, Francis Xavier, Education Dept
Ben Antao's sixth novel Money and Politics looks at the turbulent times following the Liberation of Goa. It focusses on two principal protagonists, Dayanand Bandodkar and Jack de Sequeira and their newly formed political parties--- Maharashtrawadi Gomantak and United Goans respectively, spanning the time frame from December 1961 to January 1967. The author draws upon his intimate knowledge of the period, as a working journalist, and how money and politics shaped the emergent democracy.
Book, Turbulent Times, Sixth Novel, Novel Money, Author Draws
The tremendous changes that Goa witnessed in the second half of the twentieth century in the political, educational, social, and cultural field are depicted through the life of the protagonist Angela, alias Anjali, alias Anjinha and also through other characters in the novel. The reader gets glimpses of the then Goan community including the crucial issue of its Identity.
Angela’s Goan Identity
Goan Community, Cultural Field, Crucial Issue, Alias Anjinha, Angela S Goan, Book, Goan Identity, Community Including, Alias Anjali
The Sixth Night by Silviano C Barbosa. This novel portrays the travails of a Catholic girl growing up in traditional Goa of the 1950s during the last decade of the Portuguese rule. A story of love, hate, jealousy and intrigue -- great insights into Goan life, traditions and customs. Contact the author mailto:goache@hot...
Novel Portrays, Insight, Catholic Girl, Girl Growing, Photo
The Sixth Night by Silviano C Barbosa. This novel portrays the travails of a Catholic girl growing up in traditional Goa of the 1950s during the last decade of the Portuguese rule. A story of love, hate, jealousy and intrigue -- great insights into #Goan life, traditions and customs. Contact the author firstname.lastname@example.org
Novel written by an American-Mangalorean, set in Mangalore, the US and (a bit) in Goa. Well written, but lacks verisimilitude in some sections.