Lunch With A Bigot

Lunch With A Bigot

  • Author: Amitava Kumar
  • Publisher: Picador India
  • ISBN: 9789382616450
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The twenty-six essays in Lunch with a Bigot, ranging from memoir to reportage to literary criticism and cultural activism, outlines Kumar's examination of the self and of the world. Through the essays, Kumar explores his cultural past and present; the issues of travels and migration; encounters with writers Salman Rushdie, Hanif Kureishi and Arundhati Roy; the craft of writing and VS Naipaul - the personal and professional that influenced his writing; and the struggles of the Bollywood actor, Manoj Bajpai. The essays are assembled here in four sections.


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