Monthly Archives: May 2008

Photos from the Launch

The launch of City of Love in Delhi went off very well at the Attic on Saturday. I read a few excerpts from the book to start with. The Attic is a fantastic venue, as you can see, and Pami … Continue reading

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City of Love Longlisted for Vodafone Crossword Book Award

The City of Love is on the long list for this year’s Vodafone Crossword Book Award (that used to be the Hutch Crossword Book Award but got rebranded along with the company). The competition this year is very stiff, as … Continue reading

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Important: MA Admission Test Postponed to Saturday 17 May

Due to the Panchayat elections in South 24 Parganas tomorrow, the government of West Bengla has announced a holiday tomorrow under the Negotiable Instruments Act. Therefore the exam cannot be held tomorrow and has been POSTPONED to SATURDAY 17 May … Continue reading

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Lord Hayes Masque at Oxford

This is a set of pictures I’ve been meaning to put up for a while, and my terminal laziness has let go enough for me to do so now. These are shots of a production of Lord Hayes Masque by … Continue reading

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People of the Apokalis

Animal’s People, Indra Sinha, Pocket Books, ISBN 978-1-4165-2627-8, Rs 395. Khaufpur. In Urdu, the city of fear. A place where the Kampani, whose shadowy leaders live in Amrika, casually unleashed death on That Night. A place that is home to … Continue reading

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The New Asvameda

China is busy fumigating the world. In a ritual started by Adolf Hitler, they have undertaken an unprecedented world-girdling journey with the Olympic torch, guarded by a band of tracksuited heavies who have been called thugs by several nations who’ve … Continue reading

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