Jun 23, 2011 @ 4:00:00 am
A hoax website claims that Slavov Zizek and Lady Gaga are close friends, and the New York Post falls for it.
In February, Caravan Magazine published an excerpt from Siddhartha Deb’s forthcoming book about contemporary India, The Beautiful and the Damned, published by Penguin in India. The excerpt, “Sweet Smell of Success: How Arindam Chaudhuri Made a Fortune Off the Aspirations—and Insecurities—of India’s Middle Classes,” is a critical take on Arindam Chaudhuri and the business approach of Indian Institute of Planning and Management (IIPM). Now, the IIPM is suing Caravan, its proprietor the Delhi Press, Deb, Penguin India, and Google India for “grave harassment and injury.” The Beautiful and the Damned is scheduled to be published in the US by Faber & Faber this August.
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