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Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi’s most personal book yet

Hindustan Times | ByKalyani Prasher
Nov 22, 2020 10:27 AM IST

The best-selling author is out with his new book, Loss, which is as much a memoir of grief as it is an ode to life.

We expect a lot from Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi, the public figure known for his candid opinions and the author of flamboyant works like The Last Song of Dusk. But even the reader who has followed Shanghvi’s writing closely will be surprised by his latest work. Loss is an entirely different being.

Author Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi opines that writers are considered honourable when they give away their prize money, or if they win an endowment
Author Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi opines that writers are considered honourable when they give away their prize money, or if they win an endowment
Siddharth rejects the construct of being a ‘struggling writer’
Siddharth rejects the construct of being a ‘struggling writer’
When it comes to loss, the pandemic has truly been a great equaliser – even my 22-year-old nephew is coping with loss – never before has the world collectively grieved in this way”
Seven years of curatorial practise in the art space in Goa taught Shanghvi to organise works in response to each other, the vital cut and how things come alive when you leave them be - lessons he brought to the page, and to Loss
Seven years of curatorial practise in the art space in Goa taught Shanghvi to organise works in response to each other, the vital cut and how things come alive when you leave them be - lessons he brought to the page, and to Loss
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