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    Posted on 23 Oct 2016

    5 Essential Indian Reads From This Week That You Can Finish In Under 5 Minutes

    A eulogy of the coolest bar in India, an amazing account of tracking down Bob Dylan's biggest fans in Shillong, and much much more.

    1. What Moving To Mumbai For My Girlfriend Taught Me About Male Pride

    dailyo.in

    Prayaag Akbar writes this insightful essay about how shifting to a new city to support his girlfriend's career initially made him feel like less of a man.

    2. How Zenzi Made Mumbai Cool

    gqindia.com

    Bhanuj Kappal writes about how iconic lounge-bar Zenzi became the hippest and most creative hangout in India, in a GQ longread that will make you miss the place even if you'd never been there.

    3. Igniting Brown Pride: Why The New Swet Shop Boys LP 'Cashmere' Is The Most Important Hip-Hop Album Of The Year

    bandcamp.com

    Uday Kapur writes for Border Movement about the importance of "Cashmere", the latest collaboration between Indian-American rapper Heems and British-Pakistani Riz MC, and how accurately it captures life as a brown person abroad in today's tense political landscape.

    4. Ours But To Tweet And Die

    indianexpress.com

    Comedian Varun Grover explains his stance on a war with Pakistan in The Indian Express, and hilariously captures the absurdity of the entire situation.

    5. Meeting Dylan In Shillong

    Shail Desai / Via livemint.com

    Shail Desai writes a great piece on Livemint about tracking down a bunch of Bob Dylan superfans in Shillong, and what his songs mean to them.

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