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‘People like us’ and our right books: the politics of good prose

August 29, 2010

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To me, the ideal book is an effortless blend of story and quality prose and I truly think that majority of the contemporary Indian English Fiction is very high up there in that regard. While it is admittedly writing itself into a larger clichéd South Asian identity narrative as seen through anglicized eyes trope, there is unquestionable richness to these stories that are told.

The World of Clark

July 6, 2010

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On the night when I can’t sleep, which is really most nights I often have this thing I do. Make lists. It’s a fun exercise, guaranteed to restore some order in your life and also lull you into sleep. In any case, on this particular night I was busy counting up the total number of […]