Episode 141: Being Gay, Loving Books

Vivek Tejuja, known for his writing on books, has just released his memoir of growing up gay in India. He joins Amit Varma in episode 141 of The Seen and the Unseen to discuss how he — and those around him — came to terms with his sexuality. In the second half of the episode, Vivek and Amit discuss writers they like, and read out their favourite poetry.

Also check out:
1. So Now You KnowVivek Tejuja
2. Being Gay in India — Episode 84 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Navin Noronha)
3. Keeping it Queer
4. The Matunga Racket — Amit Varma
5. Amit Varma’s Twitter thread on ‘The Lass of Aughrim’ and The Dead
6. Almost Invisible — Mark Strand
7. Sputnik Sweetheart — Haruki Murakami
8. The Elephant Vanishes — Haruki Murakami
9. The Bear Came Over the Mountain — Alice Munro
10. The Man Who Loved ChildrenChristina Stead
11. The Notebook — Agota Kristof
12. Jhumpa Lahiri on Conversations With Tyler
13. Paper Menagerie — Ken Liu
14. A Poetry Handbook — Mary Oliver