A Handful of Stories

Long and short features on the arts. Some science. And a few profiles

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Why Ved Mehta Writes a 100 Drafts

The stories writer Ved Mehta—polite even when he edits your English, soft-spoken, precise in speech—tells you in person are very often anecdotes you would find recounted in his enviably large body of work. Or observations he has made in other interviews, which can be found handily collated on his website. There are also some marvellous, fantastical anecdotes that make an…