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Translated excerpt from Dor Bahadur Bista’s Nepali-language novel ‘Sotala’.

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A reinvigorated spiritual politics of Tibetan Buddhism could prove to be a way forward.

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A Tibetan writer’s personal essay on a death in the family.

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Beyond development and diversity

Historian Tsering Shakya on the state of contemporary Tibet.

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A Tibetan Daughter

Four poems

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Tibetan fiction’s two overused themes of politics and religion limits experimentation

| Sep 28, 2016

Green card

A short story

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Hunger for Tibet

The latest book on Tibet’s environmental degradation shows how any attempt to save the plateau’s ecosystem must come from within China.

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CIA in Mustang, MIA in Dharamsala

A new novel on Tibet highlights, and skirts around, many of the region’s issues.

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