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All a writer needs is a pencil and a pad and the whole universe is right in front of you on your table
MARTIN AMIS


I lost my dance legs a few years ago. You have no right to be in a club if you can't dance. I was a DJ till a few years ago till it became a little ridiculous to have this crumbly old man walk in with his records as the DJ
IRVINE WELSH ON GIVING UP DJ-ING


There are the little secrets that we all discover, and then there are the big secrets that the Picassos and Einsteins of the world discover. But what we can learn from them is how to choose the right problem and solve it
ARTHUR MILLER


I grew up with Kumaoni and Hindi at school and learnt English much later on. English expanded the circumference of my experience. There were certain things you could only discuss in English - sex, boys, riding pillion on bikes. These could not be done in Kumaoni
MRINAL PANDE


At Tihar Jail, I had gone to meet Khobad Ghandy but ended up meeting Afzal Guru instead. He said the thing he missed most in prison was roast chicken
PATRICK FRENCH

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