Creative Writing

  • “Suppose (for the sake of clarity rather than reality)” — from the market for lemons by George Akerlof
  • “I think online dating is the single biggest ‘Rip van Winkle’ effect in the last decade.” — Benedict Evans
  • “Life is short, “The Idiot” long.” — David Remnick
  • No stone unthrown, Encyclopedic viciousness. — Joe Queenan accuses Kitty Kelley of those sins in his review of Kelley’s book on Nancy Reagan.
  • “About as original as a Xerox machine.” — Hindustan Times
  • “Cracked pistachio green walls…” — Urvashi Butalia describing her uncle’s house in Lahore in the story, Ranamama