What movies do to writers…

Posted on March 11, 2011


A book review, for Tehelka, of The Popcorn Essayists: What Movies Do To Writers.

“AT ONE point in his essay, My Life as a Cabaret Dancer, Manil Suri is stricken by an existential conundrum that — I think it’s safe to say — isn’t likely to visit your average professor of mathematics who moonlights as a successful novelist: “By what stretch of imagination did I think it advisable to strip down to a bra in the middle of Brooklyn?”

Copyright ©2011 Baradwaj Rangan, Tehelka.

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