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Granta 57: India! The Golden Jubilee

by Ian Jack (Editor)

Other authors: James Buchan (Contributor), Urvashi Butalia (Contributor), Amit Chaudhuri (Contributor), Nirad Chaudhuri (Contributor), William Dalrymple (Contributor)16 more, Anita Desai (Contributor), Trevor Fishlock (Contributor), Edward Hoagland (Contributor), Phillip Knightley (Contributor), Suketu Mehta (Contributor), Ved Mehta (Contributor), Jan Morris (Contributor), V. S Naipaul (Contributor), R.K Narayan (Contributor), Michael Ondaatje (Contributor), Arundhati Roy (Contributor), Sebastião Salgado (Photographer), Vikram Seth (Contributor), Dayanita Singh (Photographer), Mark Tully (Contributor), Viramma (Contributor)

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Over the past two decades India has produced a dazzling variety of new writing in English. 'India Calling' showcases some of this talent, Amit Chaudhuri and Arundhati Roy, alongside contributions from long celebrated writers such as R.K. Narayan, V.S. Naipaul, Nirad Chaudhuri and Ved Mehta.
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Jack, IanEditorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Buchan, JamesContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Butalia, UrvashiContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Chaudhuri, AmitContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Chaudhuri, NiradContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Dalrymple, WilliamContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Desai, AnitaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Fishlock, TrevorContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hoagland, EdwardContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Knightley, PhillipContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Mehta, SuketuContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Mehta, VedContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Morris, JanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Naipaul, V. SContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Narayan, R.KContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ondaatje, MichaelContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Roy, ArundhatiContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Salgado, SebastiãoPhotographersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Seth, VikramContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Singh, DayanitaPhotographersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Tully, MarkContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
VirammaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Saith, SanjeevPhotographersecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed

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Over the past two decades India has produced a dazzling variety of new writing in English. 'India Calling' showcases some of this talent, Amit Chaudhuri and Arundhati Roy, alongside contributions from long celebrated writers such as R.K. Narayan, V.S. Naipaul, Nirad Chaudhuri and Ved Mehta.

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Contains: Introduction / Ian Jack --
Blood / Urvashi Butalia --
Freedom / Sanjeev Saith --
Wild things / Edward Hoagland --
Kashmir / James Buchan --
Five hours to Simla / Anita Desai --
Mumbai / Suketu Mehta and Sebastião Salgado --
Kabir Street / R.K. Narayan --
My father's raj / Mark Tully --
Coming down / Ved Mehta --
After Gandhi / Trevor Fishlock --
Caste wars / William Dalrymple --
Pariah / Viramma --
Notebooks / V.S. Naipaul --
My hundredth year / Nirad Chaudhuri --
An accidental spy / Phillip Knightley --
Mother India / Dayanita Singh --
Waking / Amit Chaudhuri --
Sampati / Vikram Seth --
What we lost / Michael Ondaatje --
Clive's castle / Jan Morris --
Things can change in a day / Arundhati Roy.
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