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.
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
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.
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.