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Samanth Subramanian | Is Travel Writing Dead?

Samanth Subramanian

‘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.’

Samanth Subramanian

Samanth Subramanian is a Dublin-based writer. His most recent book, This Divided Island: Stories from the Sri Lankan War, was shortlisted for the 2015 Samuel Johnson Prize. His writing has appeared in the New Yorker, the New York Times and the Guardian, among other publications.

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