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The Seen and the Unseen - hosted by Amit Varma

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The Seen and the Unseen, hosted by Amit Varma, features longform conversations that aim to give deep insights into the subjects being discussed. Timeless and bingeworthy.


Ep. 141: Being Gay, Loving Books

Vivek Tejuja, known for his writing on books, has just released his memoir of growing up gay in India. He joins Amit Varma in episode 141 of The Seen and the Unseen to discuss how he -- and those around him -- came to terms with his sexuality. In the second half of the episode, Vivek and Amit discuss writers they like, and read out their favourite poetry.

Also check out:

  1. So Now You Know -- Vivek Tejuja
  2. Being Gay in India -- Episode 84 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Navin Noronha)
  3. Keeping it Queer
  4. The Matunga Racket -- Amit Varma
  5. Amit Varma's Twitter thread on 'The Lass of Aughrim' and The Dead
  6. Almost Invisible -- Mark Strand
  7. Sputnik Sweetheart -- Haruki Murakami
  8. The Elephant Vanishes -- Haruki Murakami
  9. The Bear Came Over the Mountain -- Alice Munro
  10. The Man Who Loved Children -- Christina Stead
  11. The Notebook -- Agota Kristof
  12. Jhumpa Lahiri on Conversations With Tyler
  13. Paper Menagerie -- Ken Liu
  14. A Poetry Handbook -- Mary Oliver

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