Episode 371: Ram Guha Writes a Letter to a Friend

His latest book looks back at a friendship — and at a world gone by. Ramachandra Guha joins Amit Varma in episode 371 of The Seen and the Unseen to shoot the breeze and share some memories.

Also check out:
1. Ramachandra Guha on AmazonTwitter and his own website.
2. The Cooking of Books: A Literary Memoir — Ramachandra Guha.
3. Ram Guha Reflects on His Life — Episode 266 of The Seen and the Unseen.
4. A Cricket Tragic Celebrates the Game — Episode 201 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Ram Guha).
5. Taking Stock of Our Republic — Episode 157 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Ram Guha).
6. Understanding Gandhi. Part 1: Mohandas — Episode 104 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Ram Guha).
7. Understanding Gandhi. Part 2: Mahatma — Episode 105 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Ram Guha).
8. Savaging the Civilized: Verrier Elwin, His Tribals and India — Ramachandra Guha.
9. Gandhi before India — Ramachandra Guha.
10. Gandhi: The Years that Changed the World — Ramachandra Guha.
11. India After Gandhi — Ramachandra Guha.
12. Environmentalism: A Global History — Ramachandra Guha.
13. A Corner of a Foreign Field — Ramachandra Guha.
14. The New India Foundation.
15. Stet: An Editor’s Life — Diana Athill.
16. Of Gifted Voice: The Life and Art of MS Subbulakshmi — Keshav Desiraju.
17. Dunbar’s number.
18. How Many Friends Does One Person Need? — Robin Dunbar.
19. India Moving — Chinmay Tumbe.
20. India = Migration — Episode 128 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Chinmay Tumbe).
21. Trapped Inside the Infinite Scroll — Amit Varma.
22. India vs West Indies, 1st Test, Bengaluru, November 22 – 27, 1974.
23. The Life and Times of Montek Singh Ahluwalia — Episode 285 of The Seen and the Unseen.
24. The Life and Times of KP Krishnan — Episode 355 of The Seen and the Unseen.
25. The Reformers — Episode 28 of Everything is Everything.
26. Pundits from Pakistan — Rahul Bhattacharya.
27. Fixing the Knowledge Society — Episode 24 of Everything is Everything.
28. Where Are The Conservative Intellectuals in India (2015) — Ramachandra Guha.
29. Beethoven Among the Cows — Rukun Advani.
30. Sharafat Hussain KhanLatafat Hussain KhanLalith RaoRadhika Mohan Maitra and Buddhadev Das Gupta.

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Episode art: ‘Letter’ by Simahina.