Dhauli Books

A Brief History Of Silence

by Manu Dash



These are poems of bitter anguish and dark irony… These poems by a self-confessed ‘lone-wolf dreamer’ ask searching questions about a world of burning silences and unhealed contradictions.’ Arundhathi Subramaniam, poet, editor and author of Love Without a Story.


Poet, editor, translator, publisher and curator of the annual Odisha Art & Literature Festival, Manu Dash (1956) has published 25 books in Odia and English. While in college, he joined the "Anam Writers' Movement" -- an anti-establishment movement in Odia literature -- shortly before the imposition of Emergency in India in 1975.He is the founder of Dhauli Books, which won the prestigious "Publishing Next Industry Award for the Best Printed Book of the Year in Indian Languages" in 2018.He also curates Odisha Art & Literature Festival.

Book Details
Author Manu Dash
Language English
Genre Poetry
Publisher Dhauli Books
Publication Year 2019
ISBN 978-8194085799
Edition 1
Binding Paperback
Pages 96