On modernity and colonization: threatened with eviction, one aging barber comes to violent terms with a rapidly changing India.
On intimacy: when a professor tries to help his struggling student, where falls the line between concern and intrusion?
On the ping-pong dreams of a 9 to 5 office worker and a surreal, maddening descent into an Excel spreadsheet.
On excitement. When the uncivilized jump the turnstile, the civilized cannot help but watch.
On getting to know oneself. What does it mean to have a name that is truly yours?
Garish, vivid, haunting; a coming-of-age story, marred by assault and wrapped in darkness.
A subtle exercise in day-to-day disquiet. Exploring the "casual error", both grammatical and allegorical.
Chuck Palahnluk: "They call it jamais vu. It's when you meet the same people or visit places, again and again, but each time is the first."
A chance encounter among the redwoods. To the trees, everyone is unremarkable.