First Proof: The Penguin Book of New Writing from India

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Penguin Books India, 2005 - Indic fiction (English) - 308 pages
Penguin'S Annual Offering, First Proof Showcases New Writing And New Writers, The Purpose Being To Highlight Emerging Talent As Well As Writers Who Have Enjoyed Acclaim But Not As Wide A Readership As They Clearly Deserve. The Few Established Authors You Might Find Here Are Writing In A Genre Completely New To Them. A Selection Of Luminous Prose And Sparkling Poetry, First Proof 2 Covers Diverse Styles And Genres. From Reflections And Memories To Portraits And Biographies; From Society And Media Trends To Travel And History, This Second Volume Includes Works In Progress, Essays, Short Stories And, For The First Time, Poetry.
 

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Contents

A Rice ball for Grandmother
16
Andaman
32
Apna Desh Apna Blog
45
The Dipping Business
63
Delhis Last Conquerors
82
Night in the City
98
Urban Dreams
116
Notes on Contributors
133
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