Lunch With a Bigot: Excerpts, Reviews, Interviews

Lunch With a Bigot: Excerpts, Reviews, Interviews:

Amitava Kumar’s “Ten Rules of Writing” excerpted on LitHub

Biographile interview on the nature of the essay

Radio interview with Joe Donahue on WAMC

Amitava Kumar on the Brian Lehrer Show WNYC

“I want to see more clearly”: Interview, The Hindu

Marginalia podcast at The Aerogram

“An exuberantly inquisitive collection of essays” (Kirkus Review)

“Superb collection of essays… beautifully real.”  OPEN Magazine

“Ten Best Books by Academic Publishers in 2015”

“While reading Lunch with a Bigot, I couldn’t shake Kenneth Burke’s now forgotten formulation of literature as ‘equipment for living.'” Staff Pick at Flavorwire

“Kumar is an artful, frank and clean-cut writer, with a compassionate curious mind and a dry sense of humor.” Shelf Awareness

“While Kumar writes for a mainstream audience, he isn’t interested in catering to mainstream assumptions…” Los Angeles Review of Books