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Reflecting home, from a distance

Two Indian writers, Amitav Ghosh and Vikas Swarup, were in town recently to participate in the Bharatasamay International Conference at Chulalongkorn University. Discussing the issues of language, history, movies and globalisation, the two literati talked to Life in exclusive interviews

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Vikas Swarup is best known for his global hit novel Q&A, which became an even bigger hit in 2008 when Danny Boyle made it into an Oscar-winning film, Slumdog Millionaire. 

Vikas Swarup

Swarup, a full-time diplomat, has a possible best-seller up his sleeve as next year he's releasing a new book in the genre he terms "social thriller".

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