Category Archives: Events

Creative Writing Workshop 19-20 June

I’ll be running a two day workshop for beginner writers on 19 and 20 June at the Hotel Hindustan International. To sign up for this, you need to contact Manish Gupta at British Council on 98300-74073 or 033 4007-4329. You … Continue reading

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Santosh Desai Book Launch

I will be in conversation with Santosh Desai on Saturday at Oxford Bookstore at 7.00pm. Here’s the poster:

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Great Bong Comes to Town

Arnab Ray, May I Hebb Your Attention Pliss!, HarperCollins, ISBN 978-81-7223-937-4, Rs 199. Yes! Arnab Ray, known to his many fans all over the world as the Great Bong, Bollywood junkie, cornucopia of trivia, Dadaist and blogger extraordinaire, owner of … Continue reading

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Magic Wallrush Tomorrow

I am told that the Magic Wallrush (a street event organised by students and citizens where you can buy art, crafts and listen to live music) is being held tomorrow (Sunday 7 March 2010) starting around 9am at the demolished … Continue reading

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China Mieville Coming to JU

China Mieville is one of the most exciting fantasy novelists working in English today. I’ve just managed to get my hands of one of his books, Perdido Street Station. At first I found his style difficult and slow to read … Continue reading

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Rizwan Khan Hasn’t Done His Homework

Is the first name of Shah Rukh Khan’s character in My Name is Khan an accident? Shah Rukh is the last person you would accuse of living down a hole in this country, so it’s unlikely that he was ignorant … Continue reading

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Suad Amiry at Weavers’ Studio

Well, the Kolkata Lit Fest is over, having left me with a thumping cold and a temperature, unfortunately, and I’m likely to be out of action till tomorrow. The talk on Saturday was good and interesting, though rather poorly attended … Continue reading

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