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Always a reader. Sometimes an accidental writer. "So Now You Know: Growing up Gay in India" is now out. Culture editor @vervemagazine

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There’s a piece by me on covid-blues and, strangely, optimism, in the latest issue of @vervemagazine. If you’re int… https://t.co/yMMxFJlxox
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6/6
2020
@TandooriCutlet aur karo bachche paida! karo karo. third one also. @nonsuchbook I love, just love this quartet so so much. @MyNameIsC__ Hi. Haven't written a review about this. Left me quite distraught by the end of it. Maybe I will.The Best We Could Do: An Illustrated Memoir by Thi Bui https://t.co/YtClkGI746
6/5
2020
@udupendra Oh god. He is so so so adorable. Big hugs to him.Open. For real. And online. Come. https://t.co/n7Jcv1jAVw
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6/4
2020
@Juvenile_Jack @shreemiverma Yes. Yes. Yes. @Juvenile_Jack Oh god yeah! I want their bhel and sevpuri. Oh damn! @ItsAlmasK Is she getting stressed? @always_hangari :-) @Madhuribanerjee 🤗🤗 @nuts2406 :-)
6/3
2020
@Newspaperwalli 😀😀The view from the bed. https://t.co/2GrdiQofDlHow do you guys believe only one website about an asteroid the size of the Empire State Building? LOL! The people a… https://t.co/PNwZS3VVFS @santreads @queer_lit I know of only nonfiction books. @MonikaSatote Thank you, Monika. :)Book 57 of 2020: A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles. This book is a lesson on kindness, compassion, elegance, a… https://t.co/eaRDwSVP1u"I suppose for my mother, "I love you" sticks in the throat." - The Best We Could Do: An Illustrated Memoir, Thi Bu… https://t.co/mMi7vWFC7T @gauravsabnis @iRahulJadhav To you too, Gaurav. :)
6/2
2020
@valli_5 Thank you ;-) @Ktens Oh yeah. https://t.co/F438eMldXv @Bombaylatina @amortowles Please do. It’s a brilliant film. @chitgo Cyclone Nisarg took over. @AanchalMalhotra @amortowles @karunaparikh Me too! Just love them. @ilseort Thank you :)So I guess, this is it. My YouTube Channel and my first video, An interview with @amortowles about his book, "A G… https://t.co/khkIBmcwWs @manjeevan_ @amortowles We are facing a slight issue. Should get sorted to be uploaded.Thank you so much @amortowles for the lovely session. For patiently answering questions and giving us such great in… https://t.co/VeHpORV5P8 @11ty1 @amortowles @PenguinUKBooks Thank you, Asawari. :-) @ShivaniSawarkar @amortowles Thank you so much, Shivani. Thank you for joining in. @pittypat @amortowles @PenguinUKBooks Thank you for joining in :) @ViralVidiVici Thanks, Viral :) @pittypat @amortowles @PenguinUKBooks 10:00 AM. @anunrng It so is!So, this is the Zoom link and other details for the Amor Towles chat. Please join in at 8:30 pm. Join Zoom Meetin… https://t.co/IiVaXPT5yv @Juvenile_Jack Hugs. @surekhapillai Much love to you. Thank you. :) @skrishna Thank you, Swapna. Hope you're doing well. @desijourno Thank you, Rohit. :) Hugs.Completed 11 years of book blogging today. Never been so satisfied and happy about what I have done. Just feels sur… https://t.co/mxP1d4IP3TThe Nose by Gogol A Sportsman’s Sketches by Ivan Turgenev Oblomov by Ivan Goncharov Crime and Punishment by Fyodor… https://t.co/q6gjvmvPHUThe Seagulls Maxim Gorky Bulgakov Akhmatova Osip Mandelstam Vladimir Mayakovsky The Brothers Karamazov Dostoevsky K… https://t.co/mAQDwsGD5TSo there is a lot of books, music, and movies mentioned in A Gentleman in Moscow by @amortowles which could in itse… https://t.co/ICWv17yJue @TheRadiowala @PodcastStudio41 Know it because at that time, who else could it be? Educated guess. @PodcastStudio41 SRK! @sermoninstone 8:30 pm. Now on Zoom. @sermoninstone Yes. Please. It’s all kinds of wonderful.Hi Guys. This will now happen on Zoom due to Instagram's connectivity issues. Will share the link and meeting detai… https://t.co/6v8gGuaTmeA Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles https://t.co/Dt26pFq8g3 @neurosistical Very. @sermoninstone Read it. Please. @iamrana Big hugs right back, aapa. 🤗🤗 @vaishalisirohia Hope you enjoy it.This is happening tonight. 8:30 PM Indian Standard Time. 11:30 AM Eastern Standard Time. Please be there, if yo… https://t.co/dl5ahagNWJHappy Pride Month you all. Here’s hoping that actions speak louder than words. Always. Much love and hugs. 🏳️‍🌈Looking forward to speaking with you tomorrow on InstaLive, @vivekisms https://t.co/3Li0SP12Zm
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6/1
2020
Book 56 of 2020: Once and Forever: The Tales of Kenji Miyazawa by Kenji Miyazawa. Translated from the Japanese by J… https://t.co/KfNXpFakY8 @Srishtea_ I am so glad. Please do let me know what you thought.I shall leave it at this. Thank you for indulging me with this book. I hope you read it beyond what it seems, and enjoy it just as much.“Some might wonder that the two men should consider themselves to be old friends having only known each other for f… https://t.co/kiOe8YK5dV"Why after so many years of longing for home did these sojourners abandon it so shortly upon their return? It is ha… https://t.co/TRs6SdIW7C“And there, as the sun begins to rise, he is overcome with thoughts of an affirmation, a proclamation, a promise -… https://t.co/KI9XgfoS5u“Fate does not take sides. It is fair-minded and generally prefers to maintain some balance between the likelihood… https://t.co/NIJOHXxlXY“To what end, he wondered, had the Divine created the stars in heaven to fill a man with feelings of inspiration on… https://t.co/XT8sRCyJ5k"Every year that passed, it seemed a little more of her had slipped away; and I began to fear that one day I would… https://t.co/IkGnsfSIRE“It is a sad but unavoidable fact of life," he began, "that as we age our social circles grow smaller. Whether from… https://t.co/f7UxbdFDCHI have said so much about A Gentleman in Moscow and yet even all that much doesn't seem enough. I have just finishe… https://t.co/FeAF8AltUJ @neurosistical You're welcome :) @konkonas Yay! Let me know what you thought of it :) @ril_foundation @reliancejio What a money making scam of an enterprise you are running in the name of JioMart. Cust… https://t.co/PxnogSB94MThis @Jiomart_ is such a scam! Please do not buy any thing from them, because they will never deliver it.[PSA] Msg from a friend, in case anyone can help: URGENT: My father is 76 yrs old and tested positive for Covid. H… https://t.co/556NJxoRG9
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5/31
2020
@chris_mahan Who wouldn't? :)"I'll tell you what is convenient," he said after a moment. "To sleep until noon and have someone bring you your br… https://t.co/05cYZmkRd8Starting a brand new service just for Twitter and Instagram. It is called, "It's okay if you don't agree with me. I… https://t.co/nVwBgBgzLr @maheshmisra75 Read it in 2017 when it first released and enjoyed it a lot. :) @maheshmisra75 And I enjoyed Rules of Civility a lot. @maheshmisra75 Read that as well. @Jansie68569987 Sure. To each their own. I am about 75% in and loving it anyway. @HSeldon_js Go for it.Saying this again (if I haven't already): PLEASE READ "A GENTLEMAN IN MOSCOW". PLEASE. Sorry for all caps. Okay… https://t.co/LbznMt3MnO @Icarus_Reloaded Me! Me!
5/30
2020
@ReenLovejeet @HarperCollins Thank you so much. You're so kind. :) @anishgawande Not at all. What you do is beyond amazing. ❤️🤗Donate generously, people. https://t.co/JuzNJ9azL0 @theGwiththeB These: The Sea Cloak and other stories by Nayrouz Qarmout The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree… https://t.co/wzBuYcnRmH @viveklectic My favourite Jagjit-Chitra album is Hope and Beyond Time. @mrsfunnybones Hahahahaha! @BookerTalk Shall we read through a prize together? I would love that.इक दिन सपनों का राही चला जाये सपनों के आगे कहां योगेश जी का जाना व्यक्तिगत क्षति तो है ही, सिनेमा संगीत के लिये ब… https://t.co/zWk5X30K1O
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5/29
2020
So, thank you Larry Kramer for writing Faggots. To be read by a teenager in the city of Bombay, to make him realise… https://t.co/rfsL67pMR7It was one of the first LGBT books that I read and it changed my world. It emboldened me. It saddened me. It spoke… https://t.co/xr07b003iXFaggots was the kind of book that you couldn’t be seen in public with at a time when India wasn’t so progressive (e… https://t.co/BgKeQ9on1jFaggots is about Fred Lemish who just wants a loving relationship with a man. Till he stumbles through the seedy ga… https://t.co/7CexOK1LGpLarry Kramer’s Faggots came at a time in my life when I was struggling with my body. When desire overtook everythin… https://t.co/UC4ZUwZvIp
5/28
2020

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