Day: April 20, 2009

Indian Food for Breakfast

1. Author J. G. Ballard has died.

2. Pankaj Mishra is angry about the “Tandoori-Chickenisation of the literary palate in the west”, or the “vastly increased preference for ‘ethnic’ literature among the primary consumers of literary fiction: the book-buying public of western Europe and North America.” As an enthusiast for … Read the rest