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Reviews by Lakshmi Eassey

Lakshmi Eassey

Born and raised in California, Lakshmi is currently pursuing a passion for writing and teaching. With roots in Kochi, Prague and San Francisco she currently divides her time between the places she feels at home.

Over the past few years, Lakshmi has worked with newspapers and magazines from Gaborone, Botswana to Los Angeles, California. She has also taught in Ladakh, India, and spent a year as a Fulbright Fellow teaching, and doing freelance work in Hamburg, Germany. Most recently, she has served as the Director of Media & Communication for Indicorps in Ahmedabad, India.

Lakshmi also has seven years of experience working with the National Student Leadership Conference on programs relating to International Diplomacy, Globalization, and Journalism & Mass Communication.

She is a graduate of Pitzer College in California with a B.A. in Global Communications and a minor in Studio Arts.

Lakshmi believes in the media’s power to bring about positive change.

Alimentary Tracts: Appetites, Aversions, and the Postcolonial

The introduction to Alimentary Tracts begins with a Salman Rushdie quote about peppercorns and includes the phrase “symbolic anthropophagy.” Similarly to the first two sentences, the remainder of the book would continue to intrigue and baffle me. Alimentary Tracts consists of four long chapte