Art & Literature

Beyond the Fairy Tales

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Author: Dr. Priyanka Roy, Language: English, Category: Short Story, ISBN: 978-8195139200, Price: Rs.99/-

‘Beyond the Fairy Tales’ is a collection of eight short stories written by Dr.(Mrs) Priyanka Roy. This is her second book after ‘Little bit sweet little bit sour’, which is a collection of poetry and was published in 2020. With a belief in the healing touch of her ink, Dr. Roy has written these eight short stories, where each of the stories is, at some part or the other relatable to the lives of common people. She wishes and believes that her stories shall help the readers in magnifying their positive outlook toward life.

Dr.(Mrs) Priyanka Roy is an obstetrician and gynaecologist presently working as a consultant gynaecologist at Swargadew Siukapha multispeciality hospital, Sibsagar, Assam (India). The book is also available on Kindle.

Theatre on Wheels – A brief history of mobile theatre in Assam

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Author: Dr. Jayanta Kumar Sarma & Kishor Kumar Kalita, Language: English, Category: Theatre & Culture ISBN: 978-8193429662, Price: 600/-

The traveling theatres industry, called mobile theatre, is a one-of-its-kind institution, without any parallel in India, and even in the world. Hundreds of people – artists, technicians, support staff – travel from one corner of the state to the other corner (sometimes even outside the state) staging full-scale dramas on makeshift huge theatre halls, that can house hundreds, erected within days. Once the performance is over, the entourage moves to another place dismantling and carrying with them the tent and the equipment. The mobile theatres have over the years not only entertained the people in the countryside but also generated employment for thousands transforming itself into an industry. This book looks at the phenomenon of mobile theatre from a historical perspective.

Little bit sweet, Little bit sour

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Author: Dr. Priyanka Roy, Language: English, Category: Poetry, ISBN: 9781947099944, Price: Rs.99/-

“Little bit sweet, Little bit sour” is Dr. Priyanka Roy’s first book, which is a collection of poems expressing her various thoughts, observations on life. Dr. Roy’s sensitive look at the life around her and her ability to transform the same into poetry is something, which readers will fall for.

Dr. Priyanka Roy is an obstetrician and gynaecologist by profession, surgeon by passion, and a dreamer by heart. After completing her post-graduation from Assam Medical College and hospital, Dibrugarh in 2017, she worked for a couple of years at Bongaigaon and Guwahati.