Samanth Subramanian’s journalism has appeared in the New Yorker, the New York Times Magazine, WIRED and Harper’s, among other publications. This Divided Island: Stories from the Sri Lankan War, was shortlisted for the 2015 Samuel Johnson Prize. His latest book is A Dominant Character: The Radical Science and Restless Politics of J.B.S. Haldane.
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Essays & Memoir | Issue 153
‘The death of the vulture is also the death of how we cope with death itself.’
Essays & Memoir | Issue 138
Samanth Subramanian | Is Travel Writing Dead?
‘The first time I ever visited a place I’d read about in a travel book was when my family took a holiday in Hong Kong in 1993.’
Essays & Memoir | Issue 130
‘There are clubs like the Breach Candy Club all over the Indian subcontinent: relics of the Raj, institutions that were set up as bolt-holes for the British, where they could retreat to row or swim or play cricket or race horses.’