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
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.
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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