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Thursday, February 02, 2006

Advice For Paranoiacs

Vikram Seth is also at the [Hay] festival. He talks about the arduous process of finding a publisher for his novel in verse, The Golden Gate, which was rejected 20 times before it found a home. But when I speak to him later, he's inspiringly circumspect. Talking about the plight of unpublished writers, he says, 'the world is not against you. It's indifferent.'


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