Description - Granta Book of India by Ian Jack
The Granta Book of India brings together, for the first time, evocative, personal and informative pieces from previous editions of Granta magazine, all on the experiences of Indian life, culture and politics. Chitra Banerji: What Bengali widows cannot eat; Mark Tully on his childhood in Calcutta; Ian Jack: 'Unsteady People' - on unexpected parallels between Bihar and Britain; Urvashi Butalia on tracing her long-lost uncle; a poem by Salman Rushdie about the fatwa; Ramachandra Guha: What we think of America; Nirad Chaudhuri writing on his 100th birthday; Rory Stewart among the dervishes of Pakistan; Pankaj Mishra on the making of jihadis in Pakistan; Suketu Mehta on Mumbai. PLUS: fiction by R K Narayan, Amit Chaudhuri and Nell Freudenberger.
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Author Biography - Ian Jack
IAN JACK edited Granta from 1995 to 2007, having previously edited the Independent on Sunday. He has written on many subjects, including the Titanic, Kathleen Ferrier, the Hatfield train crash and the three members of the IRA active-service unit who were killed on Gibraltar. He is the editor of The Granta Book of Reportage and The Granta Book of India, and the author of a collection of journalism, The Country Formerly Known as Great Britain. He lives in London and now writes for the Guardian.