IN NOW & THEN GIVEAWAY

Ditto’s gotten hard to read over the years—that makes it sound like I knew him inside out when he was a kid and I really don’t think I did. For Appa, I think we were frozen in whichever place he’d left us at. It was like living with a complete stranger. If I stare at Amma long enough, maybe it’ll give me an insight into how her mind works. It’s hard not to stare at Vinay. When I do it for long enough, I convince myself that I’m in love with him. Like Goldilocks, Lara riffles through the contents of my mind, going through stuff clearly marked private and trying everything on for size. What kind of a stupid scene is this that I meet some guy I used to crush on from within the safe confines of my head and decide that he’s it, my grand passion.

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INTERVIEW WITH REVATHI SURESH

Revathi Suresh writes for children and about young people. Her book ‘Jobless Clueless Reckless’ was published by Duckbill. She has been writing for almost twenty years now, and her work has been published in various magazines including The Bombay Review. She also writes regularly for The Hindu. Here, Revathi Suresh talks about In Now & Then published by 1InchMargin, her follow-up novel to Jobless Clueless Reckless.