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Amit Varma’s debut novel My Friend Sancho is a welcome change. I say this not because of its literary merit. It is a welcome change because a) It is pop-fiction b) It does not try tricks like that IIT-MBA fellow whatever his name is (blending bollywood and cricket, well fuck you!) and most importantly c)…

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‘The biggest selling English language novelist in India’s history’ says the cover of The 3 Mistakes of My Life, Chetan Bhagat’s new novel. In the Acknowledgments page he writes, ‘However, I don’t want to be India’s most admired writer. I just want to be India’s most loved writer.’ By ‘admired’ he meant ‘respected’ I think.In…

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