Tag Archives: Booker Prize

Driving Us Crazy

Aravind Adiga, The White Tiger, Harper Collins India, hardback, ISBN 978-81-7223-745-5, Rs 395 On Monday, I was driving home from karate at about 9pm. The Jadavpur Thana crossing was jammed as usual, and I was waiting for the lights to … Continue reading

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And Then Silence

It’s now two whole days since the awards ceremony concluded. There has been total silence from the press, with not even a routine parroting of official press releases. As Supriyadi comments on the preceding post, so far it’s only my … Continue reading

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Well I’ll be Bookered

So I’m in Delhi to thrash out the details of publishing City of Love. As I was getting in to Connaught Place down Kasturba Gandhi Marg, I saw the big scrolling marquee outside the Hindustan Times office: Kiran Desai wins … Continue reading

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