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Sep 07, 2019
Ravan and Eddie to Bedtime Story, what Kiran Nagarkar's unmatched stories made possibleKiran Nagarkar picked up on themes that were (and continue to be) close to the punctured hearts of his readers, such as nationalism and its varied definitions.
Sep 06, 2019
Kiran Nagarkar passes away: Writer's legacy deserves to be saluted, but not at cost of ignoring #MeToo allegationsKiran Nagarkar was born in 1942 and before he came to be recognised as one of India’s greatest writers, worked in journalism, advertising and education. Like Beckett or Nabokov before him, Nagarkar began his literary career in one language but ended up writing novels in English — his first book, the barnstorming Saat Sakkam Trechalis (Seven Sixes Are Forty Three; originally published in 1974, with an English translation by Shubha Slee in 1995) was written in Marathi. An experimental novel with several memorable stream-of-consciousness riffs about life in a Mumbai chawl, Seven Sixes Are Forty Three was bawdy, irreverent and announced the arrival of a major new talent.
Sep 06, 2019
The End of the Affair: Of Kiran Nagarkar, memory, and separating art from the artistOn Thursday night, a little after 11 pm, a colleague texted me the news that Kiran Nagarkar had passed away. After years of this, you react instinctively: Write a short report. Tweet it out. Reach out to your roster of contributors for obituaries, tribute pieces. I did the needful. Then, once the protocol had been followed, the rituals of work completed, I wept.
Sep 05, 2019
Kiran Nagarkar, award-winning author of Cuckold, Ravan and Eddie, passes away aged 77Born in 1942, Kiran Nagarkar's first published work was in Marathi — Saat Sakkam Trechalis (1974). By the early '90s, he was widely considered among the most prominent writers in post-colonial India.
Apr 23, 2018
In Jasoda, Kiran Nagarkar's wry humour, unsettling realism make for poignant story that satisfies — and disturbsIn his seventh book Jasoda, Kiran Nagarkar, one of India’s most highly regarded writers, returns to a landscape that both he and his readers are familiar with — Rajputana
Aug 05, 2017
Kiran Nagarkar on the re-release of 'Seven Sixes are Forty Three', 43 years after it was first publishedSahitya Akademi-awardee Kiran Nagarkar talks about the response he received for his first novel Seven Sixes are Forty Three, his meditations on writing, and the decision to switch from Marathi to English.