Monday, January 21, 2008


"NOVI ANKRI": A book comprising of Konkani poems in Devnagri and Roman Script

by Fr Lino de Sa, was released at the Holy Spirit Institute Hall in Margao

by auxiliary bishop Filipe Neri Ferrao recently.

The cost of the book is Rs.40.

Edited by Manohar Shetty

Short Story Special, dated April-June 2000. Goan short stories which have a pristine quality as cool as spindrift in the face.

Traveller's Trail: Encapsulates the observations and perceptions of travellers and chroniclers from the 16th to the 19th centuries--Maurice Collis, Fr Pierre du Jarric. Dutchman John Huyghen Van Lischoten, Pietra Della Valle, Francois Pyrard, Fr Monserrate, Jean Baptiste Tavernier, Richard F Burton, Denis Louis Cottineau de Kloguen and Goa's Jose Nicolau da Fonseca.

Eat Sensibly, Live Healthy
Rohini Cardozo
Pp.150 2000 Rs.150.
An interesting as well as essential book on nutrition. What's interesting is that the book containing more than 150 pages of well written and relevant matter lays particular emphasis on Goans and their changing food habits.

Edward de Lima
Pp.53 (2001), Rs.100
Publisher: Vikram Publications, Porvorim.

Proclaimers of God’s Kingdom: From Goa to LisboaFr Nascimento Jose Mascarenhas
A book listing the valuable work of Goan Catholic priests, who had laboured in Portugal over the past several decades. ".

Matrimonial Regimes and Inventory
Mario Bruto da Costa.

Glimpses of My Bank
Dr Jose de Souza

A book under the captioned was published by the Goa Football Association (GFA). The GFA volume claims that "Football was brought to Goa in 1883 by Rev Fr William Robert Lyons, who came to Siolim, in the Bardez taluka, from Udipi, to recover from health problems."

second volume of the Rajhauns Konkani-English illustrated dictionary..

A handbook of Psalms and Bible teXT , prepared by the students and staff of Solfa Music School of Mapusa, was released by Bishop Evaristo Pinto, Auxiliary Bishop of Karachi.

"SUWADEEK" RECIPES: "Suwadeek", a book on traditional Goan recipes, written by Ms Kumudini Usgaoncar, will be released by Dr Manoharrai Sardessai at Hotel Cidade de Goa on May 26.

TONY MARTIN'S BOOK: The Deputy Director of Education, Diago D'Costa, was release a book-The Practical English Teacher-written by Tony Martin, on May 20 at 10.30 am at the Canacona Municipal Hall. Anthony M Barreto, who writes under the pen name Tony Martin, teaches English at SS Angle Higher Secondary School at Mashem in Canacona.

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