Other reviews, articles and interviews


Ferry Me Across the River

Ashok Row Kavi, Hindustan Times                                                              

Two books from opposite ends of the spectrum celebrate gay sexuality

Vikram Phukan, TimeOut Mumbai


In India I felt I had the permission to experiment: John Burbidge

Somak Ghoshal, Mint Lounge 


John Burbidge tells TimeOut how India helped him come out of the closet

Arunima Mazumdar, TimeOutDelhi


‘Cruising’ in India

Priyanka Kotamraju, The Hindu


Out in India

Julietta Jameson, Sydney Morning Herald, Melbourne AgeCanberra Times


Indian Awakening

Q & A, Up Close, in Good Reading, July 2015

The unabridged version is available on the magazine's blog.


John Burbidge shares a coming out adventure with 'The Boatman'

Terry Larder, OutinPerth


Radio interview with Peter Goers (Part 1 & Part 2)

Australian Broadcasting Corporation, ABC 891 Adelaide


An interview with John Burbidge

Q & A, SHOR (UK-based South Asian LGBTQ organization)


The Boatman: A true story of cruising in India
Interview with Ian Horner on the website samesame.com.au


How India Changed My Life

John Burbidge (with comments from readers), Wind and Waves


A Gay Australian's Indian Love Story

John Burbidge, Little India


The Boatman

Review by Lisa Hill, ANZLitLovers LitBlog

                    Rick Steves, A Spirit of Place

The good thing about travel is that it moves around your furniture and India moves it around more than any other country.

               Article by journalist Vikram Phukan in the Mumbai paper, Mid Day. For the complete article, click here.


THE BOATMAN

A memoir

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