Telling the Exile Tibetan Story Like It Is

Review of film Dreaming Lhasa by Ritu Sarin and Tenzing Sonam

Review by Dechen Pemba of the film ‘Dreaming Lhasa’: For so many Tibetans born in exile, Tibet is significant as an absence, an omnipresent looming large all-encompassing void.

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Freedom Shower

Review of book Tomorrow & Other Poems by Lhasang Tsering

The issue of Tibet is a remnant of the Great Game. Only now the playing fields are a tiny town in northern India and the Great Hall of the People via Hong Kong.

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Winds of Change

Review of book Winds of Change - An Autobiography of a Tibetan by Tsoltim N Shakabpa

Review by Jeffrey Bowe of Winds of Change – An Autobiography of a Tibetan, by Tsoltim Ngima Shakabpa. Provides a close and revealing insight into those forces which have crafted this biographical voyage from a carefree and privileged childhood in independent Tibet.

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Music in Exile

Review of book Muses in Exile: An Anthology of Tibetan Poetry by Bhuchung D Sonam

Review by Tsering N Khortsa of Bhuchung D Sonam’s Muses in Exile: An Anthology of Tibetan Poetry: Nearly thirty writers feature in the book; all deal with the idea of exile, the anguish of dislocation, and the longing for their homeland.

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Made in China

Review of book Buying the Dragon’s Teeth by Jamyang Norbu

Review of Jamyang Norbu’s ‘Buying the Dragon’s Teeth’ by Dr. Warren Smith: It is characterized by his usual superb writing style and should be read for its analysis of China’s human rights abuse alone.

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