Of pi-dogs, pyjamas, and where I write.
On the joys of small-town travels in Assam and elsewhere, in The Scotsman.
Why I like short novels, or, a story of friends and wet cement, in Bookanista
A tale of a tail: on the First Sentence of an extract from the forthcoming novel Shoes, published in Granta.
Seven short eats from Sri Lanka – blog for the British Council Literature site, April 2013.
On the idea of a national literature – text from an address at the Edinburgh World Writers’ Conference at Cape Town, 2012
Unreal India – on some new works of non-fiction and the idea of ‘the real India’. Prospect, August 2012.
Five-minute memoir – The Independent, 23 June 2012.
What I’m reading – Untitled Books, May 2012.
Istanbul, and India – Mail Today (Delhi), April 2012.
I was a teenage truant (and a bit of Hemingway) – Mail Today (Delhi), March 2012.
Wasting time – Mail Today (Delhi), February 2012.
The loneliness of the long-distance traveller – Mail Today (Delhi), March 2011.
On leaving home – Mail Today (Delhi), January 2011.
About writing and national boundaries – The Independent, 24 October 2010.