When I started reading Alex Chee’s “How to write an autobiographical novel” I had no idea what I was getting into. I had never heard of the author. I was browsing through one of the best-of-2018 books section of a website when, under the title, “Books about the life of a writer”, Alex Chee appeared.
In 1999, I was in the city of Indore, trying to be a graduate. It was a quiet little city in the heartland of Central India. It was “small town India” – it did not have a significant urban population. During those days, there were no cinema halls in Indore where we could watch English
Last year we moved to Sydney. It was a move that me and my wife had been planning for more than 3 years. The idea was to move to Australia and get a job. I wouldn’t go into the details, as much has happened over the last year and a half: job, setting up a
…to affirm that I am blogging again :-)
I found this piece of writing in my inbox – something that I had done last year. It never made it to any publication because it was rejected for reasons best known to numerous editors. I honestly do not know what to make of it, so here it is. *** Back in 1999, I spent
The latest Prime Minister’s comments that evoked a strong reaction on the social media were said in not one, but two countries – China and South Korea. This cannot be impromptu talk. These are well thought of comments and the politician that he is, our PM must have analyzed the impact these words would make
The kind of an evening when a car hits your car and runs away and you can’t do a thing. So we were at HSR Layout. At Parangipalaya to be precise. There, the road goes thin. It is a single lane, if you can call it that, with lots of pedestrians and a hawker market