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“Literature is a luxury, fiction is a necessity”

“Literature is a luxury, fiction is a necessity” As I shared with you two posts ago, these days I am reading Negotiating With the Dead- A Writer On Writing by Margaret Atwood. The book is a long essay on the role of … Continue reading

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‘Booking a Journey’

Here is an article on the centenary celebrations of the declaration of Delhi as the National Capital. National Book Trust, to mark this ocassion, is organising weekend ‘Book Bazaars’ in various parts of the city. I, too, was asked to comment (see … Continue reading

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Sipping tea with Amitabha Bagchi (Part 1)

Sipping Tea with Amitabha Bagchi (Part 1) On the morning on December 22, 2010, I was flu-stricken, sleepy and chilled to the bone. It was a holiday for the 11th standard and I had no particular reason to make the … Continue reading

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