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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. His current project is a non-fiction book about the lack of personal and economic freedoms in post-Independence India.




Bastiat Prize 2007 Winner

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06 April, 2008

The End Of Circular Journeys

The archival quote of the day comes from Gore Vidal talking about “young writers today” in a Paris Review interview from 1974:

They appear to rely on improvisation to get them to the end of journeys that tend to be circular.

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