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Lunch with a bigot : the writer in the world / Amitava Kumar

By: Amitava Kumar.
Publisher: Durham: Duke University Press, 2015Description: xv, 223 p.ISBN: 9780822359111.Subject(s): English essaysDDC classification: 824 AMI/L Online resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Part I. Reading -- Paper -- My Hanif Kureishi life -- The map of my village -- The poetry of Gujarat riots -- Conversation with Arundhati Roy -- Salman Rushdie and me -- Bad news -- Part II. Writing -- How to write a novel -- Reading like a writer -- Writing my own satya -- Dead bastards -- The writer as a father -- Ten rules of writing -- Part III. Places -- Mofussil junction -- A collaborator in Kashmir -- At the Jaipur literature festival -- Hotel Leeward -- The mines of Jadugoda -- Upon arrival in the past -- Bookstores of New York -- Part IV. People -- Lunch with a bigot -- The boxer on the flight -- Amartya's birth -- The taxi drivers of New York -- On being brown in America -- Missing person.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Part I. Reading -- Paper -- My Hanif Kureishi life -- The map of my village -- The poetry of Gujarat riots -- Conversation with Arundhati Roy -- Salman Rushdie and me -- Bad news -- Part II. Writing -- How to write a novel -- Reading like a writer -- Writing my own satya -- Dead bastards -- The writer as a father -- Ten rules of writing -- Part III. Places -- Mofussil junction -- A collaborator in Kashmir -- At the Jaipur literature festival -- Hotel Leeward -- The mines of Jadugoda -- Upon arrival in the past -- Bookstores of New York -- Part IV. People -- Lunch with a bigot -- The boxer on the flight -- Amartya's birth -- The taxi drivers of New York -- On being brown in America -- Missing person.

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