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Posts Tagged: Amit Chaudhuri

Notable NYC: 9/14–9/20

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Literary events in and around NYC this week!

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Notable NYC: 2/16–2/22

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Literary events in and around NYC this week!

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The Literary Value of Boredom

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What is the most important thing England’s former colonies have in common? For Saikat Majumdar, an assistant professor at Stanford, the answer is boredom. In his latest book, Prose of the World, Majumdar explores how writers from Ireland’s James Joyce to India’s Amit Chaudhuri spin the everyday dullness of marginalization into gleaming prose. “Perhaps,” Majumdar said, […]

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