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Hawker tries to sell Chetan Bhagat’s book to author, and people are in splits

When he asked if the "author is any good", the hawker replied, "It sells well." Bhagat then asked if it was a pirated copy to which the hawker admitted that it was a copy made from a print online.

By: Trends Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: August 8, 2019 5:36:02 pm
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Popular Indian author Chetan Bhagat was travelling when a hawker approached his vehicle at a signal to sell him books. The Five Point Someone author asked if there were any books by Chetan Bhagat and the hawker admitted that he did have one. Not realising his potential customer was the author, the man began bargaining with Bhagat to sell him his last published book.

When he asked if the “author is any good”, the hawker replied, “It sells well.” Bhagat then asked if it was a pirated copy to which the hawker admitted that it was a copy made from a print online.

And then Bhagat revealed that he was the author of the book, surprising the hawker. The author tweeted a video of the interaction:

People on the internet found the interaction hilarious and many loved how the author had dealt with it. Many also appreciated the fact that he had bought the book from the hawker and supported his effort to earn a living.

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