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The literary canary in India’s coal mine

“I would find it very hard to live with myself in this country if I didn’t talk about what was going on,” she says. “Not only in India but all over the world, an economic system is being created that is driving people apart,” she adds. The novelist and the polemicist is a duality she has worn for twenty years and she’s not going to stop now. “I get into so much trouble so many times and I keep promising myself I won’t write another (essay),” she explains. “When I write fiction I’m the exact opposite.

Source: Taipei Times January 03, 2018 15:56 UTC