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The Alchemy of Desire: A slow feast

Amrita Narayanan speaks about her latest collection, The Alchemy of Desire, an erotica of its kind.

Editor Amrita Narayanan spent two years combing through erotica ranging from the Kama Sutra to Tarun Tejpal's Bad Sex Award winning novel, The Alchemy of Desire, for her new collection. She

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