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Book Review — Nobody Can Love You More: Life in Delhi’s Red Light District

14th April 2013

Title: Nobody Can Love You More: Life in Delhi’s Red Light DistrictAuthor: Mayank Austen SoofiPrice: ₹ 319 (on Flipkart) My first serious attempt at reading non-fiction.  You need to run with the flow, right from the beginning. It feels like one is being thrown into the deep end, so questioning the style or the author’s choices is futile. Soofi is like a guide, and as a reader, it’s your job to see GB road as he shows you. You follow him through…

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She/Me

29th December 2012

I’m not going to refer to her as any of the inane names that have been coined in the name of ‘differentiating’ her — it’s disrespectful, cheap and downright disgusting. She has a name that is (I hope) being withheld to give her a fraction of her right as an Indian citizen.  I could sit here and blame the police, for not being more vigilant. I could blame the politicians, for not framing the right rules with the right level of…

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