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Foreword to the 25th anniversary edition of Amit Chaudhuri’s ‘A Strange and Sublime Address’

‘Sandeep, meanwhile, had come to the conclusion that the grown-ups were mad, each after his or her own fashion. Simple situations were turned into complex dramatic ones; not until then did everybody feel important and happy.’ In Amit Chaudhuri’s A  Strange and Sublime Address, Sandeep is a small boy, an only child who lives in […]

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The Global Novel: Margaret Atwood, Colm Toibin, Aleksandar Hemon, David Grossman, Sulaiman Addonia, Sunjeev Sahota in conversation with Chiki Sarkar

The sun was shining brightly during a particularly chilly winter morning when a large number of readers gathered at the JLF’s Charbagh tent. Some tweeting, some clicking selfies, some reading, and everyone waiting with racing heartbeats for their literary idol – Margaret Atwood. And finally, there she was! As Chiki Sarkar introduced the panel which was […]

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