Met Vikram Chandra for a breakfast interview yesterday. The totally mellow and down-to-earth author was in town because his maha-novel Sacred Games was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award for fiction. The book is sodden with filmi references, just one more reason why I loved it. More about the interview […]
Month: March 2008
Ad Nauseum, or, I used to love you; now I can’t stand the sound of your voice.
When I signed up for a packet of channels from India a while back, my immediate favorite of the group was NDTV 24/7. In addition to the round-the-clock news coverage, they also offer a quasi-Entertainment Tonight show six days a week, every Sunday morning Barkha Dutt takes on some current topic of controversy […]