Reader, Translator, Friend: Remembering Lakshmi Holmström

Reader, Translator, Friend: Remembering Lakshmi Holmström

The acclaimed translator and anthologist Lakshmi Holmström died on May 6, 2016 in Norwich, UK. Shashi Deshpande and Githa Hariharan pay tribute to Holmström’s work and the friendship among them. Image courtesy The Hindu It was late night when the telephone rang. The caller was Lakshmi Holmström, and she immediately said, without any introduction, “I…