Amit Varma is a writer based in Mumbai. He worked in journalism for over a decade, and won the Bastiat Prize for Journalism in 2007. His bestselling novel, My Friend Sancho, was published in 2009. He is best known for his blog, India Uncut. These days, he makes his living playing poker as he works on his second novel.
My first book, My Friend Sancho, was published in May 2009, and went on to become the biggest selling debut novel released that year in India. It is a contemporary love story set in Mumbai, and had earlier been longlisted for the Man Asian Literary Prize 2008. To learn more about the book, click here.
If you're interested, do join the Facebook group for My Friend Sancho
Click here for more about my publisher, Hachette India.
My posts on India Uncut about My Friend Sancho can be found here.
India Uncut is a work in progress, and we take feedback very seriously. Many readers wrote in to me complaining about partial RSS feeds, so I’m pleased to announce that every section of this site now has its own RSS feed, which will carry posts in toto. (The Extrowords crossword cannot be replicated in a feed, so that will have a few sample clues to give you a taste of what to expect.)
So, to get to the point, here come the feeds. Please copy the urls below and paste them into whichever feed reader you use. If you use Bloglines, that subscription link is provided, simply open it in a new window.
There is also a combined India Uncut feed you can subscribe to, which carries content from all these sections except Linkastic. (The volume of posts there would overwhelm the rest of the content.) That feed is here:
If you want to subscribe to the content of the above feed by email, you’ll find a place to leave your email ID on the right column.
In spite of all this, I hope you continue coming to the site itself. We’ve worked very hard to make it look good and function well, and will be introducing new features, and maybe sections, as time goes by. Also, you can only play the Extrowords crossword on the site. Have you had a crack at it yet?
I also get asked about comments. Well, comments are open on Rave Out, and will be opened once in a while for selected posts on the India Uncut Blog.
Please keep the feedback coming, either by using the contact form here, or by emailing me directly. I often fail to reply to all the emails I get, because of the sheer volume of them, but I take all feedback seriously, and I thank you in advance!
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