Jonathan Shainin is senior editor at The Caravan in Delhi.
"Working in an environment that's foreign, where you have to kind of think through a lot of things from the ground up ... I find it to be really stimulating to have to interrogate the assumptions that you have as an editor about what's interesting and what's not interesting, what's a good story and what's a bad story, what's the story that's been done a million times already. When you get out of a place that is your place, you have to kind of think through some things in a fresh way. And that can be really productive."
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- The Caravan
- The Caravan on Longform
- [8:00] The National
- [13:00] India: A Million Mutinies Now (V.S. Naipul • 1991) [pdf]
- [23:45] "Burger Queen" A profile of April Bloomfield.
(Lauren Collins • New Yorker • Nov 2010)
- [29:00] "Falling Man"A profile of Manmohan Singh.
(Vinod K Jose • The Caravan • Oct 2011)
- [29:00] "The Confidence Man" The crumbled cricket empire of Lalit Modi.
(Samanth Subramanian • The Caravan • Mar 2011)
- [40:30] Behind the Beautiful Forevers (Katherine Boo • 2012)
- [41:00] "Notes from the Undercity" Review of Behind the Beautiful Forevers.
(Jonathan Shainin • Bookforum • Feb 2012)
- [49:30] "The Departed" The return home of Kashmir's disillusioned militants.
(Mehboob Jeelani • The Caravan • Sep 2012)