June 2014

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Jaipur, Jan 23: So how do you read your book? Now, that may seem like a silly question, but not to the authors for whom reading is as serious an exercise as writing. “Reading is not an innocent act,” Booker-winning Nigerian poet and novelist Ben Okri said at Jaipur Litfest. “It is one of the…

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I’m finally back after a long hiatus during which I travelled a lot, ate a lot, slept a lot and did nothing a lot. Shantiniketan-Siliguri-Kalimpomg-Siliguri-Suntalekhola-Siliguri-Darjeeling-Siliguri-Sikkim-Siliguri-Calcutta with a trek thrown in between, it was quite a grind though fun all the way. Meeting friends in Darjeeling, Gangtok and Siliguri were the high points. The view from…

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