Lit for Life 2013: Mean Streets

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It isn't safe out there. Crime is real, violence is real. In the session 'Mean Streets' at The Hindu Lit for Life 2013, Ranvir Shah gets Mayank Austen Soofi and Meenal Baghel to tell him how they funnelled all that darkness into their books. For full coverage of The Hindu Lit for Life, go to

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