20th June 1952 - Vikram Seth is born

On this day in 1952 Vikram Seth, author of ‘A Suitable Boy’, was born in Kolkata.[1] He now lives in Bemerton.

Vikram Seth talks and reads bit of a poem about buying George Herbert’s house here:

Footnotes

[1] ‘Kolkata’ was until recently spelt ‘Calcutta’

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