"(Football is the nation’s No. 1 obsession, followed closely by a middle-aged person yelling about football, and then a football just rotating noiselessly on a tray.)"
"I forgot to mention that it’s also a very funny book. And Bombay is a very funny city. At one point during this trip, as Suketu’s taxi idles at a red light, a 14-year-old kid tries to sell him a pirated paperback copy of Maximum City. Suketu asks him what the book is about. “Oh, all of Bombay is in this book!” the young street salesman says. “Well, how much do you want?” Suketu asks. “Six hundred rupees!” the kid says—about $9. “Six hundred? Do you know I’ve written it?” “Fine,” the kid shrugs. “If you’ve written it, you can have it for four hundred."
BOTTOMS OUT. in print Vice Magazine October 2013
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