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Samanth Subramanian

Jun 14, 2011

There’s something about a physical book

There is both comfort and exhilaration to be derived from a physical book. The solidity of a book reassures us that answers exist, in a way that a virtual library, with no dimensions except an abstract sense of depth, cannot. #Books #Inpraiseof #The Library of Babel

May 23, 2011

Sabbatical-Lit: The year of living vicariously

Take a year off, do something odd, write a book about it. That seems to have become the strange new formula for literary success. #Joshua Foer #LitCrit #Moonwalking with Einstein

May 11, 2011

Goodbye to metaphor: cricket is not India

Our constant need to turn every cricket victory or scandal into a metaphor for India is growing tiresome and meaningless. #Cricket #Cricket in India #Indian Premier League #OnOurMind #Twenty20