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Saturday, November 27, 2021

Anees Salim

Salim, based in Kochi, is the author of ‘Vanity Bagh'

VS Naipaul—The Man Who Could be Magic
Mon, Aug 13, 2018

The shortcomings of his non-fictional work cannot take away from the fact that VS Naipaul was one of the greatest raconteurs of our time

Stranger in a strange land: For the love of travelling
Sun, Dec 17, 2017

Unwilling to be a marathon tourist anywhere, a writer prefers to stop time by simply going in the opposite direction.

Eye 2016
Where the Light Gets In
Sun, Jun 12, 2016

A grandmother who saw only darkness for decades, and yet lit up the holidays with her love.

Eye 2015
How to make a snowflake in Budapest
Mon, Dec 28, 2015

Growing up in Varkala, writer Anees Salim dreamt of the coldest countries and their long winters. He wanted his memories to be the colour of snow. Years later, his search comes to an end in Budapest.

Express Ideas Series
A roof with no view
Fri, Jan 16, 2015

Vantage points in the city nowadays offer only a sad sight — concrete eating into the green