Archive for May 25th, 2007

Kritimanimalai

May 25, 2007

Sriram Venkatkrishnan traces the history of the publication of R RangaRamanuja Iyengar‘s Kritimanimalai, a pioneering work in the history of Carnatic music.

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Daring to see

May 25, 2007

An excerpt at NPR of Robert Kurson’s Crashing through:

At the age of 45, Michael May, who had been blind since childhood, was given the possibility of sight through a revolutionary stem-cell transplant surgery. Author Robert Kurson has documented May’s experiences regaining his sight in a new book, Crashing Through: A True Story of Risk, Adventure, and the Man Who Dared to See.

Take a look!