… Depression means nothing more than the blues, commercially packaged angst, a hole in the ground ; until you find it’s black weight settled inside your mother’s chest, disrupting her breathing, leaching her days, and yours, of colour and the nights of rest …
Public and participative discussion on Jerry Pinto’s celebrated fiction on mental illness, Em and the Big Hoom (2012).
Explore the text and pick a few passages to discuss together !
Free and open to all !
Saturday 4 March 2017
Coffee Home, Delhi