Moving Parts: Shahid | Ruchir Joshi | Granta Magazine

Shahid | Moving Parts

Ruchir Joshi

Ruchir Joshi travelled around rural India for our ‘Work’ issue, documenting parts of the country’s informal economy, and meeting people with working lives that are unseen, or unique, or damaging.

Ruchir Joshi

Ruchir Joshi is a writer and filmmaker. He is the author of a novel, The Last Jet-Engine Laugh, and is currently working on another, set in Calcutta during the Second World War. ‘Moving Parts’ is a series of dispatches from the irregular landscape of Indian working life. Parts of it appear in Granta 109, ‘Work’. ‘Tracing Puppa’ is part of a series of irregular essays about memory and growing up. He has two sons, aged sixteen and twelve.

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