By Emily Gould

Essays via former editor of Gawker.com--and the hot girl voice of her new release. In And the center Says no matter what, Emily Gould tells the reality approximately turning into an grownup in long island urban within the first decade of the twenty-first century, along bartenders, bounty hunters, bloggers, bohemians, socialites, and bankers. those are essays approximately failing at puppy parenthood, postponing lust through the lengthy second during which a dude selects the ideal soundtrack from his iTunes library, and leaving one lifestyles at the back of to start a brand new one (but nonetheless taking the G educate again to go to the previous one sometimes).

for everybody who has ever had a task she needs she didn't, felt inchoate ambition bitter into resentment, ended a dating, regretted a call, or informed a mystery to precisely the inaccurate individual, those tales can be achingly regular. without delay a street map of what to not do and a rfile of what's attainable, this e-book heralds the arriving of a author who decodes the recent demanding situations of our post-private lives, and the age-old intricacies of the human middle.

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We are simply here and we will remain here. ' According to Robi, the idea of nationalism in India had grown more and more chauvinistic, had become narrower and narrower. The ideas of Hindu nationalism had infected it. I was struck by a remarkable paradox: that, in a country i 32 m m THE RIDDLE OF MIDNIGHT: INDIA, AUGUST 1 9 8 7 created by the Congress's nationalist campaign, the wellbeing of the people might now require that all nationalist rhetoric be abandoned. Unfortunately for India, the linkage between Hindu fundamentalism and the idea of the nation shows no signs of weakening.

We are simply here and we will remain here. ' According to Robi, the idea of nationalism in India had grown more and more chauvinistic, had become narrower and narrower. The ideas of Hindu nationalism had infected it. I was struck by a remarkable paradox: that, in a country i 32 m m THE RIDDLE OF MIDNIGHT: INDIA, AUGUST 1 9 8 7 created by the Congress's nationalist campaign, the wellbeing of the people might now require that all nationalist rhetoric be abandoned. Unfortunately for India, the linkage between Hindu fundamentalism and the idea of the nation shows no signs of weakening.

On what common ground (if any) did it, does it, stand? -%m^. f « Some countries are united by a common language; India has around fifteen major languages and numberless minor ones. Nor are its people united by race, religion or culture. These days, you can even hear some voices suggesting that the preservation of the union is not in the common interest. J. K. Galbraith's description of India as 'functioning anarchy' still fits, but the stresses on the country have never been so great. Does India exist?

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