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Shovon Chowdhury

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Shovon Chowdhury is a Delhi-based amateur humourist. His blog, India Update has been widely condemned. He is also the creator of The Trilokpuri Incident, a research project on Facebook which is investigating something no one can remember.
He has completed one novel, The Competent Authority. It took him eleven years, because he can only type with one finger.
In his spare time, he does advertising work for clients who cannot find anyone cheaper. His work as co-author of the Very Rich Whitebook for the National Council of Applied Economic Research has left him deeply prejudiced against the very rich. His grandfather ran away from Dhaka to escape Japanese bombing in 1945, not realizing that the war was about to end, and arrived in Calcutta ju
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The Competent Authority

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“Once a government is committed to the principle of silencing the voice of opposition, it has only one way to go, and that is down the path of increasingly repressive measures, until it becomes a source of terror to all its citizens and creates a country where everyone lives in fear."

[Special Message to the Congress on the Internal Security of the United States, August 8, 1950]”
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A Suitable Boy by Vikram Seth
"Some are born mad, some achieve madness, and others have madness thrust upon them.
The book is set in the days just after partition, based on families going through birth pangs after the Partition of India into India and Pakistan. The Partition and..." Read more of this review »
A Suitable Boy by Vikram Seth
"I admit without a semblance of ignominy that my convent bred education never allowed me to enjoy my own clan- Indian authors. But recently, as my brother would say, I have developed a taste for it. When this book was released and made such a mayhe..." Read more of this review »
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Hello, Bastar - The Untold Story of India's Maoist Movement by Rahul Pandita
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The Adrian Mole Omnibus by Sue Townsend
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They have lists for sexy people and influential thinkers, but I've never seen one for funniest person on the planet. Maybe because Sue Townsend would win it, hands down, every time. These are the adventures of Adrian Mole, prolific author, frequent l ...more
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Natok Samagra Vol. 1 by Manoj Mitra
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“Once a government is committed to the principle of silencing the voice of opposition, it has only one way to go, and that is down the path of increasingly repressive measures, until it becomes a source of terror to all its citizens and creates a country where everyone lives in fear."

[Special Message to the Congress on the Internal Security of the United States, August 8, 1950]”
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