Ved Mehta

Indian novelist
Died on Sunday January 10th 2021


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@palashmehrotra: RT @BalliolOxford: We are very sorry to hear of the death of Professor Ved Mehta (Balliol 1956, Visiting Fellow 1988–1989, Honorary Fellow… - 6 days ago

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@RajivRunthala: A Man who could SEE. 🙏 - 6 days ago

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@Sudiptahere: RT @rkecon: I hadn’t been aware of Ved's writings until his demise. His keen insight into Indian society and what it means to bridge the ga… - 1 week ago

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@Varun8Vijay: RT @timesofindia: Remembering Ved Mehta, a novelist who always saw the funnier side of reviews that trashed him. Read: - 1 week ago

@Varun8Vijay: RT @timesofindia: What Ved Mehta’s writings say about India Read: - 1 week ago

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@Varun8Vijay: RT @timesofindia: Good, bad and ugly: Hallmarks of celebrated author Ved Mehta's writings Read: - 1 week ago

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@Amanat222: A moving obituary of someone who rose to the pinnacle of the writing profession despite being blind at 3 Ved Meht… - 1 week ago

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@ManOfLaBook: Ved Mehta, Celebrated Writer for The New Yorker, Dies at 86: He was best known for his 12-volume memoir, which focu… - 1 week ago

@BlackCoffeePoet: RT @NYTObits: Blind from the age of 3, and an immigrant from India at 15, he was a writer for The New Yorker for more than three decades. V… - 1 week ago

@NYTObits: Blind from the age of 3, and an immigrant from India at 15, he was a writer for The New Yorker for more than three… - 1 week ago

@michaelluongo: a remarkable life, rest in peace - 1 week ago

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@Ritika29247754: RT @aditya_mani_jha: A small article I wrote on Ved Mehta. For @timesofindia's online edition. - 1 week ago

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@timesofindia: Good, bad and ugly: Hallmarks of celebrated author Ved Mehta's writings Read: - 1 week ago

@Basant50457197: RT @timesofindia: Remembering Ved Mehta, a novelist who always saw the funnier side of reviews that trashed him. Read: - 1 week ago

@Satya_Bol: RT @timesofindia: What Ved Mehta’s writings say about India Read: - 1 week ago

@_Thirunarayan1: RT @timesofindia: What Ved Mehta’s writings say about India Read: - 1 week ago

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@rkecon: I hadn’t been aware of Ved's writings until his demise. His keen insight into Indian society and what it means to b… - 1 week ago

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@shrutipushkarna: Ved Mehta, Writer Who Illuminated India, Is Dead at 86 - The New York Times #visuallyimpaired ⁦@nytimes⁩ - 1 week ago

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@TOI_Books: On January 9, renowned Indian-American writer Ved Mehta passed away at the age of 86 in New York. Though he is no m… - 1 week ago

@Kenkyusha_PR: 【訃報】インド系アメリカ人自伝作家・エッセイスト・小説家ヴェド・メータ(Ved Mehta)氏が、2021年1月9日、逝去。86歳。 Ved Mehta, Writer Who Illuminated India, Is Dead… - 1 week ago

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@Varun8Vijay: RT @PostWorld: Ved Mehta, whose monumental autobiography explored life in India, dies at 86 - 1 week ago

@Lolita_TNIE: RT @NewYorker: The longtime New Yorker staff writer Ved Mehta, who lost his sight as a child, was determined to apprehend the world around… - 1 week ago

@Gridleysoxfan: RT @MichaelSctMoore: Ved Mehta died over the weekend. Here's a fabulous anecdote about him from the ’80s, which Paul Theroux repeated in sl… - 1 week ago

@DeclanBurke2: RT @SDCBlind: Celebrated Indian-American novelist Ved Mehta, who overcame #blindness and became widely known as the 20th-century writer mos… - 1 week ago

@SDCBlind: Celebrated Indian-American novelist Ved Mehta, who overcame #blindness and became widely known as the 20th-century… - 1 week ago

@Aggarwal_Akassh: The wonderful writer Ved Mehta—who died on Saturday—wrote during the Emergency that Indira Gandhi was on the thresh… - 1 week ago

@scroll_in: The writer died on Sunday, January 10, in New York at the age of 86. - 1 week ago

@cockayne_jones: Obituary Note: Ved Mehta - 1 week ago

@BookWorld: Writer Ved Mehta dies at 86. Blind since age 3, he used amanuenses to dictate sentences that he wrote in his head a… - 1 week ago

@SheerinTO: RT @Chikisarkar: Woke up to hear Ved mehta has died - I worked with him at the end of his life, relaunching some of his books, and had the… - 1 week ago

@AmandaKendal: RT @chrishawtree: A while ago, over here, I wrote a stock obituary of Ved Mehta. All those volumes of memoirs are solipsistic - but they yi… - 1 week ago

@chrishawtree: A while ago, over here, I wrote a stock obituary of Ved Mehta. All those volumes of memoirs are solipsistic - but t… - 1 week ago

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@sachi_bbsr: RT @margalitfox: Dear Friends: Thank you all so much for the likes, follows and kind words inspired by my @nyt #obit of the distinguished w… - 1 week ago

@davidreesevans1: RT @pomonacollege: Remembering alumnus Ved Mehta '56. - 1 week ago

@ethanahenderson: A deeply moving piece. People with (dis)abilities have so many hidden struggles that will never be known. Thanks to… - 1 week ago

@jethaLovesTroll: RT @vjgtweets: Ved Mehta in his August 19, 1991 "Letter from New Delhi," written soon after then PM PV Narsimha Rao announced a series of r… - 1 week ago

@NYTObits: Ved Mehta, Celebrated Writer for The New Yorker, Dies at 86 - 1 week ago

@wagnerblog: RT @margalitfox: At last here is the pic preview of our @nyt #obit of Ved Mehta, the celebrated @NewYorker writer and luminous memoirist of… - 1 week ago

@TheAmScho: Ved Mehta, who chronicled his own life and that of India in his monumental memoir, died over the weekend. Read this… - 1 week ago

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@IngeniousChi: RT @ArtsJournalNews: Author Ved Mehta, 86: Known for a 12-volume autobiography and more than a dozen more books, many of which got their… - 1 week ago

@doremai: Ved Mehta (1934-2020) on how life changed after losing his vision at the age of three-and-a-half - 1 week ago

@chaykak: "Mr. Mehta composed all of his work orally, dictating long swaths to an assistant, who read them back again and aga… - 1 week ago

@Phytoist: Ved Mehta, Writer Who Illuminated India, Is Dead at 86 - 1 week ago

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@RonCharles: “He would tell you point-blank, ‘You bore me. I never want to see you again.’” - 1 week ago

@ArtsJournalNews: Author Ved Mehta, 86: Known for a 12-volume autobiography and more than a dozen more books, many of which got the… - 1 week ago

@AndrabiTahir: RT @pomonacollege: Remembering alumnus Ved Mehta '56. - 1 week ago

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@pomonacollege: Remembering alumnus Ved Mehta '56. - 1 week ago

@_anjumathew: RT @AmSimanta: A literary groupie doesn't believe Mehta is blind.Finding an Indian at a literary do,she waves her hand in front of his face… - 1 week ago

@selinasenwrites: RT @Samanth_S: I have a Ved Mehta story. Until 2014, I only knew Ved by reputation: the famed New Yorker writer who couldn't see, the tir… - 1 week ago

@MeningitisCA: RT @COMOmeningitis: Ved went on to become a writer for @NewYorker for more than thirty years and he died at the age of 86 on Saturday morni… - 1 week ago

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@Golden_Seagul: RT @kapskom: The wonderful writer Ved Mehta—who died on Saturday—wrote during the Emergency that Indira Gandhi was on the threshold of "ush… - 1 week ago

@SuyashSharma8: RT @Samanth_S: I have a Ved Mehta story. Until 2014, I only knew Ved by reputation: the famed New Yorker writer who couldn't see, the tir… - 1 week ago

@nandiniramnath: RT @Samanth_S: I have a Ved Mehta story. Until 2014, I only knew Ved by reputation: the famed New Yorker writer who couldn't see, the tir… - 1 week ago

@quailty: RT @margalitfox: R.I.P. Ved Mehta, the distinguished @NewYorker writer whose luminous, voluminous memoirs chronicled his Indian boyhood, hi… - 1 week ago

@hankstuever: RT @harrisondsmith: My obit for Ved Mehta, whose 12-volume autobiography melded the personal and political, recalling his childhood vision… - 1 week ago

@TOI_Books: Renowned writer Ved Mehta, who took India to Americans, passed away at 86. Read more: - 1 week ago

@abhinitk: RT @kapskom: The wonderful writer Ved Mehta—who died on Saturday—wrote during the Emergency that Indira Gandhi was on the threshold of "ush… - 1 week ago

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@kapskom: The wonderful writer Ved Mehta—who died on Saturday—wrote during the Emergency that Indira Gandhi was on the thresh… - 1 week ago

@marioricciard18: RT @ziajaffrey: Ved Mehta was a mentor to me. He took me to lunch when I turned 18 to tell me that I was a writer. All his life, he cherish… - 1 week ago

@LallPavan: RT @PenguinIndia: We are extremely saddened to learn about the passing of our author Ved Mehta. We will remember him for his keen insight i… - 1 week ago

@urumurum: RT @chhabs: In 2004 I moderated a @sajahq conversation with Ved Mehta. His wife read passages from the book and then I asked him questions.… - 1 week ago

@GKMahantesh: Ved Mehta, Writer and Journalist is no more. " Shri Ved Mehta ji's was my inspiration and his vision impairment w… - 1 week ago

@raghavanWaPo: “Something that long and boring only the New Yorker would publish,” Astor said. Mr. Mehta called the New Yorker’s e… - 1 week ago

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@tonyriches: RT @margalitfox: Dear Friends: Thank you all so much for the likes, follows and kind words inspired by my @nyt #obit of the distinguished w… - 1 week ago

@IWF_Writers: "Despite the absence of sight in the physical sense of the word, it never seemed like he could not see... The quest… - 1 week ago

@veijayen: RT @siminpatel: Bombay, Balliol, Ved Mehta studied in spaces where setbacks could be overcome. @BalliolOxford #image3intheBalliolGarden… - 1 week ago

@hybender: RT @dankois: Farewell to Ved Mehta, subject of this incredible Spy Magazine lede - 1 week ago

@KishoreAdari: Deeply saddened by the demise of Ved Mehta a master of the autobiographical genre and an eclectic writer of prose w… - 1 week ago

@mathrubhumi: ഇന്ത്യന്‍-അമേരിക്കന്‍ എഴുത്തുകാരന്‍ വേദ് മേത്ത അന്തരിച്ചു - 1 week ago

@MediaBot: Ved Mehta: “The act of writing was a way of retaining mastery over a visual universe that had been denied him nearl… - 1 week ago

@ChapatiMystery: Ved Mehta (1934-2020) on how life changed after losing his vision at the age of three-and-a-half - 1 week ago

@PlayaGalveston: Ved Mehta, whose monumental autobiography explored life in India, dies at 86 Por Mister Prince Julio César Cardona… - 1 week ago

@ashisht96: RT @DainikBhaskar: ख्यात भारतवंशी लेखक वेद मेहता का निधन: देख नहीं सकते थे फिर भी लिख डालीं दो दर्जन से भी अधिक किताबें, अमेरिका का भारत से… - 1 week ago

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@AmSimanta: A literary groupie doesn't believe Mehta is blind.Finding an Indian at a literary do,she waves her hand in front of… - 2 weeks ago

@MauryaTimes1986: Indian-American author - Ved Mehta, who saw everything without his eyes, dies at 86. Read more:… - 2 weeks ago

@AkshayS84661920: RT @NewYorker: The longtime New Yorker staff writer Ved Mehta, who lost his sight as a child, was determined to apprehend the world around… - 2 weeks ago

@ziajaffrey: Ved Mehta was a mentor to me. He took me to lunch when I turned 18 to tell me that I was a writer. All his life, he… - 2 weeks ago

@awriterdeepak: RT @PatrickFrench: Farewell to Ved Mehta, whose eclectic autobiographical writings introduced Americans to India. Lahore – Bombay – Little… - 2 weeks ago

@bookforum: Paper Trail: Ved Mehta, longtime @NewYorker writer and memoirist, has died; French author @aPaulineR's I HATE MEN w… - 2 weeks ago

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@Keemiya_C: RT @PenguinIndia: We are extremely saddened to learn about the passing of our author Ved Mehta. We will remember him for his keen insight i… - 2 weeks ago

@JessySkaria: Especially impressed by his acuity in warning In… - 2 weeks ago

@Tevtwo: RT @nytimesarts: Blind from the age of 3, and an immigrant from India at 15, he was a writer for The New Yorker for more than three decades… - 2 weeks ago

@ghoshworld: Missed this yesterday. RIP #VedMehta, one of my early writing heroes. Ved Mehta, Writer Who Illuminated India, Is… - 2 weeks ago

@PhilippaBateman: RT @nytimesarts: Blind from the age of 3, and an immigrant from India at 15, he was a writer for The New Yorker for more than three decades… - 2 weeks ago

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@maseditor: Ved Mehta, Writer Who Illuminated India, Is Dead at 86 - 2 weeks ago

@wouterveldhoen: RT @nytimesarts: Blind from the age of 3, and an immigrant from India at 15, he was a writer for The New Yorker for more than three decades… - 2 weeks ago

@thepressboxpod: RT @margalitfox: Dear Friends: Thank you all so much for the likes, follows and kind words inspired by my @nyt #obit of the distinguished w… - 2 weeks ago

@waltzingmonkey: RT @PatrickFrench: Farewell to Ved Mehta, whose eclectic autobiographical writings introduced Americans to India. Lahore – Bombay – Little… - 2 weeks ago

@TheWeekLive: Ved Mehta, a 'New Yorker' columnist and author of 27 books, died on January 9 - 2 weeks ago

@fashionmaven72: via ⁦@nytimes⁩ - 2 weeks ago

@RiaRiaghos: RT @TheHinduBooks: #VedMehta was a staff writer for ‘The New Yorker’ magazine for 33 years. His 24 books included volumes of reportage on I… - 2 weeks ago

@VaibhavP21: Ved Mehta 'writes about serious matters without solemnity, about scholarly matters without pedantry, about abstruse… - 2 weeks ago

@thikalbrad: RT @saliltripathi: He hated cliches, but an era has ended. - 2 weeks ago

@LookUpYoga: @johnstonglenn Astonishing life and the best obituary I’ve read in forever - 2 weeks ago

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@gayatrishah: Ved Mehta, Celebrated Writer for The New Yorker, Dies at 86 - 2 weeks ago

@CommonManOfPune: RT @soutikBBC: Ved Mehta lost his sight as a child and became one of the world’s best-known magazine writers, known for his highly visual a… - 2 weeks ago

@neilchawkins: I remember reading an essay by #VedMehta when I was about ten years old about his growing up in #India. I was mesm… - 2 weeks ago

@BalliolOxford: We are very sorry to hear of the death of Professor Ved Mehta (Balliol 1956, Visiting Fellow 1988–1989, Honorary Fe… - 2 weeks ago

@ApnaMeerutGroup: अमेरिकियों को भारत के बारे में बताने वाले वेद मेहता नहीं रहे - 2 weeks ago

@TeestaGuha: RT @nilanjanaroy: Ved Mehta, true stories and the ones that should have been true, and the million-plus words of his life. RIP. - 2 weeks ago

@News18Graphics: Remembering #VedMehta, the Indian-American author who lost his eyesight at the age of three and still managed to ob… - 2 weeks ago

@daniel_sanubetu: Blind , so what . 1/n . - 2 weeks ago

@nandhu_hack: Renowned writer Ved Mehta, who took India to Americans, dies at 86 - 2 weeks ago

@arvindsingh_dev: Ved Mehta is dead. From Lahore to London to New York via India: Ved Mehta’s unflinching gaze — and prose - 2 weeks ago

@johnstonglenn: Ved Mehta's multi-volume autobiography was titled Continents of Exile. "A little like Joyce, who used myths as a ba… - 2 weeks ago

@bobwoodbury: RT @saliltripathi: He hated cliches, but an era has ended. - 2 weeks ago

@prmahanta: RT @TheHinduBooks: #VedMehta was a staff writer for ‘The New Yorker’ magazine for 33 years. His 24 books included volumes of reportage on I… - 2 weeks ago

@theabhayk: Saddened to hear passing away of #VedMehta. May his soul rest in peace! Om Shanti Shanti Shanti! - 2 weeks ago

@BombaywallaBlog: RT @siminpatel: Bombay, Balliol, Ved Mehta studied in spaces where setbacks could be overcome. @BalliolOxford #image3intheBalliolGarden… - 2 weeks ago

@john_self: @edcaesar @nytimes Have you read him? Penguin just reissued a lot of his work but - alas! - in ebook only. - 2 weeks ago

@AmbViswanathan: Ved Mehta: from a blind child to a celebrity writer My blog - 2 weeks ago

@GenevaAbdul: RT @edcaesar: Ved Mehta obit in @nytimes is fascinating. The blind Indian writer who taught Americans how to see his mother country. https:… - 2 weeks ago

@SanjoyRoyTWA: RT @Samanth_S: I have a Ved Mehta story. Until 2014, I only knew Ved by reputation: the famed New Yorker writer who couldn't see, the tir… - 2 weeks ago

@edcaesar: Ved Mehta obit in @nytimes is fascinating. The blind Indian writer who taught Americans how to see his mother count… - 2 weeks ago

@IndianExpress: RT @lifestyle_ie: In his life, #VedMehta wrote several books -- most notable among them were his personal essays - 2 weeks ago

@lifestyle_ie: In his life, #VedMehta wrote several books -- most notable among them were his personal essays - 2 weeks ago

@Abhishek_who: RT @Samanth_S: I have a Ved Mehta story. Until 2014, I only knew Ved by reputation: the famed New Yorker writer who couldn't see, the tir… - 2 weeks ago

@Glasgowlee: @CauveryMadhavan So sorry to hear of Ved Mehta’s death. Visually blind but clear sighted, in life, brave and an awe… - 2 weeks ago

@AnchorNECC: RT @netbuoy: Ved Mehta, 1934-2021 - 2 weeks ago

@netbuoy: Ved Mehta, 1934-2021 - 2 weeks ago

@sohinichat: RT @sohinichat: In 2014, when he came to Indian to mark the release of a 'best of Ved Mehta' volume, he said in an interview to me that he… - 2 weeks ago

@murtaza_shibli: RT @saliltripathi: He hated cliches, but an era has ended. - 2 weeks ago

@Blind_glass: RT @nilanjanaroy: Ved Mehta, true stories and the ones that should have been true, and the million-plus words of his life. RIP. - 2 weeks ago

@arvinds04094169: RT @svaradarajan: Ved Mehta, an Eclectic Writer of Prose Whose Disability Didn't Prevent Him from Seeing the World Marvellous tribute by… - 2 weeks ago

@entryindia: RT @NewYorker: The longtime New Yorker staff writer Ved Mehta, who lost his sight as a child, was determined to apprehend the world around… - 2 weeks ago

@mesyedsalu: RT @thewire_in: The writer Ved Mehta has died. He was 86. After a distinguished scholarly career that took him from Pomona College in Cal… - 2 weeks ago

@tkenewskashmir: Renowned writer Ved Mehta, who took India to Americans, dies at 86 - 2 weeks ago

@iamrana: RT @bombaywallah: A tribute to Ved Mehta, by the writer @amitavakumar - 2 weeks ago

@bombaywallah: A tribute to Ved Mehta, by the writer @amitavakumar - 2 weeks ago

@prabha_j: RT @thecaravanindia: On 9 January, the writer Ved Mehta died at the age of 86. Replug | An unwillingness to be an object of sympathy or c… - 2 weeks ago

@somyalakhani: RT @Samanth_S: I have a Ved Mehta story. Until 2014, I only knew Ved by reputation: the famed New Yorker writer who couldn't see, the tir… - 2 weeks ago

@JeelaniReports: RT @saliltripathi: He hated cliches, but an era has ended. - 2 weeks ago

@somyalakhani: RT @saliltripathi: He hated cliches, but an era has ended. - 2 weeks ago

@_Debdas_: RT @Samanth_S: I have a Ved Mehta story. Until 2014, I only knew Ved by reputation: the famed New Yorker writer who couldn't see, the tir… - 2 weeks ago

@alibsnyder: via ⁦@nytimes⁩ SADLY VED MEHTA HAS LEFT, a long time favorite of mine. In peace. - 2 weeks ago

@SibghathullahK: RT @Samanth_S: I have a Ved Mehta story. Until 2014, I only knew Ved by reputation: the famed New Yorker writer who couldn't see, the tir… - 2 weeks ago

@drmanishranchi: RT @Chikisarkar: Woke up to hear Ved mehta has died - I worked with him at the end of his life, relaunching some of his books, and had the… - 2 weeks ago

@Bbhutan3: So here it is. Several versions are there, narrated in different ways. This seems to be the original one. RIP Ved M… - 2 weeks ago

@Sourodipto1: RT @NewYorker: The longtime New Yorker staff writer Ved Mehta, who lost his sight as a child, was determined to apprehend the world around… - 2 weeks ago

@pendown: RT @Samanth_S: I have a Ved Mehta story. Until 2014, I only knew Ved by reputation: the famed New Yorker writer who couldn't see, the tir… - 2 weeks ago

@WilliamHogeland: Who can forget the Spy Magazine takedown of those Ved Mehta pieces in the New Yorker--and in the process of the New… - 2 weeks ago

@SyedFHasan1: RT @saliltripathi: He hated cliches, but an era has ended. - 2 weeks ago

@YayathiPuru: RT @saliltripathi: He hated cliches, but an era has ended. - 2 weeks ago

@iamrana: RT @saliltripathi: He hated cliches, but an era has ended. - 2 weeks ago

@GREGORYABUTLER: Ved Mehta, 1934-2021 - 2 weeks ago

@CoreyRobin: I came to Mehta's writing much later in life, but when I did, I was hooked. Some of his best pieces mentioned here. - 2 weeks ago

@GururajanMP: RT @Samanth_S: I have a Ved Mehta story. Until 2014, I only knew Ved by reputation: the famed New Yorker writer who couldn't see, the tir… - 2 weeks ago

@indohistoricus: RT @saliltripathi: He hated cliches, but an era has ended. - 2 weeks ago

@Li_Humanity: RT @saliltripathi: He hated cliches, but an era has ended. - 2 weeks ago

@jilpanz: RT @NewYorker: The longtime New Yorker staff writer Ved Mehta, who lost his sight as a child, was determined to apprehend the world around… - 2 weeks ago

@sjgiardini: RT @NewYorker: The longtime New Yorker staff writer Ved Mehta, who lost his sight as a child, was determined to apprehend the world around… - 2 weeks ago

@ranjaniwriter: #WritingCommunity #NoteToSelf If I find myself listing all the excuses for not #writing on any given day in 2021, r… - 2 weeks ago

@donacamp: A great writer - 2 weeks ago

@RonMwangaguhung: RT @raju: Grew up on his work. Ved Mehta, Celebrated Writer, Dies at 86 There was no trick to the keen visuality of his writing beyond minu… - 2 weeks ago

@calamur: Ved Mehta, Celebrated Writer for The New Yorker, Dies at 86 - 2 weeks ago

@ilovegobbluth: RT @NewYorker: The longtime New Yorker staff writer Ved Mehta, who lost his sight as a child, was determined to apprehend the world around… - 2 weeks ago

@TVMCCA: RT @NewYorker: The longtime New Yorker staff writer Ved Mehta, who lost his sight as a child, was determined to apprehend the world around… - 2 weeks ago

@AlexVadukul: RT @heybonanos: When a @margalitfox advance obit comes out of the files, it's generally a great idea to stop what you're doing and read it.… - 2 weeks ago

@Rumaan: "Some reviewers said his writing betrayed a solipsism that was extreme even by the generous standards to which memo… - 2 weeks ago

@jkashkin1: RT @NewYorker: The longtime New Yorker staff writer Ved Mehta, who lost his sight as a child, was determined to apprehend the world around… - 2 weeks ago

@williams_paige: RT @NewYorker: The longtime New Yorker staff writer Ved Mehta, who lost his sight as a child, was determined to apprehend the world around… - 2 weeks ago

@rasheedkidwai: RT @NewYorker: The longtime New Yorker staff writer Ved Mehta, who lost his sight as a child, was determined to apprehend the world around… - 2 weeks ago

@Universalwrellc: RT @NewYorker: The longtime New Yorker staff writer Ved Mehta, who lost his sight as a child, was determined to apprehend the world around… - 2 weeks ago

@Christunquote: RT @NewYorker: The longtime New Yorker staff writer Ved Mehta, who lost his sight as a child, was determined to apprehend the world around… - 2 weeks ago

@JAJafri: RT @saliltripathi: He hated cliches, but an era has ended. - 2 weeks ago

@DominicHarris8: RT @NewYorker: The longtime New Yorker staff writer Ved Mehta, who lost his sight as a child, was determined to apprehend the world around… - 2 weeks ago

@Steven_Strauss: RT @NewYorker: The longtime New Yorker staff writer Ved Mehta, who lost his sight as a child, was determined to apprehend the world around… - 2 weeks ago

@calxandr: RT @NewYorker: The longtime New Yorker staff writer Ved Mehta, who lost his sight as a child, was determined to apprehend the world around… - 2 weeks ago

@PialiRoy: RT @raju: Grew up on his work. Ved Mehta, Celebrated Writer, Dies at 86 There was no trick to the keen visuality of his writing beyond minu… - 2 weeks ago

@heybonanos: When a @margalitfox advance obit comes out of the files, it's generally a great idea to stop what you're doing and… - 2 weeks ago

@newyorker_nb: RT @NewYorker: The longtime New Yorker staff writer Ved Mehta, who lost his sight as a child, was determined to apprehend the world around… - 2 weeks ago

@AnnCart66912193: RT @NewYorker: The longtime New Yorker staff writer Ved Mehta, who lost his sight as a child, was determined to apprehend the world around… - 2 weeks ago

@AskingAmy: @margalitfox @NewYorker Someday I may tell the story of the time Ved Mehta was trapped on a broken elevator - betwe… - 2 weeks ago

@HumbertoZamoraR: RT @NewYorker: The longtime New Yorker staff writer Ved Mehta, who lost his sight as a child, was determined to apprehend the world around… - 2 weeks ago

@von_Elbogen: RT @NewYorker: The longtime New Yorker staff writer Ved Mehta, who lost his sight as a child, was determined to apprehend the world around… - 2 weeks ago

@AlexAnotherOne: RT @NewYorker: The longtime New Yorker staff writer Ved Mehta, who lost his sight as a child, was determined to apprehend the world around… - 2 weeks ago

@BrianMannADK: RT @NewYorker: The longtime New Yorker staff writer Ved Mehta, who lost his sight as a child, was determined to apprehend the world around… - 2 weeks ago

@jricole: RT @sepoy: Ved Mehta (1934-2021). I am sorry to have never met him. What a brilliant writer. I remember still encountering *Mahatma Gandhi… - 2 weeks ago

@NewYorker: The longtime New Yorker staff writer Ved Mehta, who lost his sight as a child, was determined to apprehend the worl… - 2 weeks ago

@Regina_Griffin: RT @raju: Grew up on his work. Ved Mehta, Celebrated Writer, Dies at 86 There was no trick to the keen visuality of his writing beyond minu… - 2 weeks ago

@karmanomad: RIP. Ved Mehta, Celebrated Writer for The New Yorker, Dies at 86 - 2 weeks ago

@fakrul07: RT @saliltripathi: He hated cliches, but an era has ended. - 2 weeks ago

@raju: Grew up on his work. Ved Mehta, Celebrated Writer, Dies at 86 There was no trick to the keen visuality of his writi… - 2 weeks ago

@vikramraghavan: Ved Mehta, the great writer, has died. As @saliltripathi suggests, it’s the end of an era. I’m not a fan of all o… - 2 weeks ago

@SharaadKuttan: RT @saliltripathi: He hated cliches, but an era has ended. - 2 weeks ago

@avroch: Ved Mehta turns up, briefly but significantly, in this long piece I wrote sometime back on his amigo Dom Moraes - 2 weeks ago

@autumnshade: via @NYTimes - 2 weeks ago

@bill_fischer: “..Mr. Mehta argued, he was a member of 5 distinct cultures: that of India [birthplace]...that of Britain [post-gra… - 2 weeks ago

@zwhigh_: Very sad news. I met Ved Mehta in 2012, when I was a first year student at @BarnardCollege. His wife, Linn Cary Meh… - 2 weeks ago

@viajoshhunt: RT @xlorentzen: RIP VED. - 2 weeks ago

@earlekimel: via @NYTimes - 2 weeks ago

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@vovozo3: Ved Mehta, 1934-2021 - 2 weeks ago

@JoanneRumford: Ved Mehta, Celebrated Writer for The New Yorker, Dies at 86 - 2 weeks ago

@risa_m_mandell: Ved Mehta, Celebrated Writer for The New Yorker, Dies at 86 - 2 weeks ago

@CauveryMadhavan: Face to Face was one of my first "grown-up" reads. My parents greatly admired his writing and courage, as did I. RI… - 2 weeks ago

@sundarb: One of my favorite #writers from grad school days. Blind from age 3, Ved Mehta “composed all of his work orally, d… - 2 weeks ago

@skommana1: RT @skommana1: Ved Mehta has died. For the longest time I used to confuse Ved Mehta with VS Naipaul. I thought VS Naipaul was the blind o… - 2 weeks ago

@skommana1: Ved Mehta has died. For the longest time I used to confuse Ved Mehta with VS Naipaul. I thought VS Naipaul was th… - 2 weeks ago

@DeleOlojede: The great Ved Mehta, who was blind but saw more clearly than most. - 2 weeks ago

@MaggyMay026: Ved Mehta, 1934-2021 - 2 weeks ago

@smallick71: RIP, Ved Mehta! Celebrated Writer for The New Yorker, Dies at 86 - 2 weeks ago

@jhshieber: In college I took a writing seminar with Mehta. He was a very fastidious reader of our drafts and I was a very unfo… - 2 weeks ago

@Stone1ML: RT @NYCGuy74: via @NYTimes Rest in Power - 2 weeks ago

@NYCGuy74: via @NYTimes Rest in Power - 2 weeks ago

@kozemoze: I knew so little about Ved Mehta and his remarkable life and writing. Born in Lahore pre-partition, blind since 3,… - 2 weeks ago

@DStone2RC: Ved Mehta, Celebrated Writer for The New Yorker, Dies at 86 #VedMehta #India - 2 weeks ago

@bekarp13: I had the privilege and honor of meeting Mr. Mehta on a few occasions. A great loss. - 2 weeks ago

@merstew: I met Ved Mehta once and he was so lovely. I’ll never forget him saying that with a band like mine, how could I lose. #rip #vedmehta - 2 weeks ago

@WhiskyOpinions: The @nytimes obituary of the remarkable Ved Mehta contains this absurd sentence: "In an era when many blind Indian… - 2 weeks ago

@LauraHennesse11: RT @kitchen5203: THIS! Rest in Peace, Ved😢📚🕯️ Ved Mehta, Celebrated Writer for The New Yorker, Dies at 86 - 2 weeks ago

@kitchen5203: THIS! Rest in Peace, Ved😢📚🕯️ Ved Mehta, Celebrated Writer for The New Yorker, Dies at 86 - 2 weeks ago

@CouteauxH: "Ved Mehta, Celebrated Writer for The New Yorker, Dies at 86" by Margalit Fox via NYT - 2 weeks ago

@twitbituaries: Ved Mehta, Celebrated Writer for The New Yorker, Dies at 86 - - 2 weeks ago

@israelstag: "Ved Mehta, Celebrated Writer for The New Yorker, Dies at 86" by Margalit Fox via NYT - 2 weeks ago

@strangeproject: Ved Mehta, Celebrated Writer for The New Yorker, Dies at 86 via NYT - 2 weeks ago

@arches_in: "Ved Mehta, Celebrated Writer for The New Yorker, Dies at 86" by Margalit Fox via NYT #Obituaries… - 2 weeks ago

@DanielPaisner: "Because I grew up with six sighted brothers and sisters, I never thought the world should adapt to me. I thought I… - 2 weeks ago

@deadpeoplecom: Rest in peace Ved Mehta - #VedMehta #Ved #Mehta #rip - 2 weeks ago

@AgathaDejaeger: "Ved Mehta, Celebrated Writer for The New Yorker, Dies at 86" by Margalit Fox via NYT - 2 weeks ago

@blossomdai: "Ved Mehta, Celebrated Writer for The New Yorker, Dies at 86" by Margalit Fox via NYT - 2 weeks ago

@alphonsepb: "Ved Mehta, Celebrated Writer for The New Yorker, Dies at 86" by Margalit Fox via NYT - 2 weeks ago

@ts_plumbing: Ved Mehta, Celebrated Writer for The New Yorker, Dies at 86 via NYT - 2 weeks ago

@silvia_tieri: So very sad to hear that author Ved Mehta died today... His 'Daddyji-Mamaji' was an important read for me...Thank you ji and RIP - 2 weeks ago

@Prettisiingh: Ved Mehta💔 - 2 weeks ago

@PialiRoy: RT @vijivenkatesh: Reading his Face to Face ( I read it when I was very young ) will always remain my most inspiring experience . To know V… - 2 weeks ago

@niksez: RT @thedelhiwalla: Sad news. Author Ved Mehta died today, aged 86. One evening many years ago I met the Lahore-born American memoirist and… - 2 weeks ago

@vijivenkatesh: Reading his Face to Face ( I read it when I was very young ) will always remain my most inspiring experience . To k… - 2 weeks ago

@NepalReader: RT @KanakManiDixit: Beyond his other works, Nepalis will remember Ved Mehta's 1960 essay in The New Yorker, about his visit to the Valley w… - 2 weeks ago

@KanakManiDixit: Beyond his other works, Nepalis will remember Ved Mehta's 1960 essay in The New Yorker, about his visit to the Vall… - 2 weeks ago

@temporal3: Once Mr Shawn had said, “He [Ved Mehta] writes about serious matters without solemnity, about scholarly matters wit… - 2 weeks ago

@hash62: RT @chhabs: In 2004 I moderated a @sajahq conversation with Ved Mehta. His wife read passages from the book and then I asked him questions.… - 2 weeks ago

@soutikBBC: @chhabs @sajahq @NewYorker Unfortunately no, Aseem. It’s part of the Essential Ved Mehta reader, published by Pengu… - 2 weeks ago

@soutikBBC: @chhabs @sajahq One of my favourite Ved Mehta pieces is a vivid essay on the making of Nayak. He watches Ray edit t… - 2 weeks ago

@iOvais: RT @thedelhiwalla: Sad news. Author Ved Mehta died today, aged 86. One evening many years ago I met the Lahore-born American memoirist and… - 2 weeks ago

@suhasinih: RT @chhabs: In 2004 I moderated a @sajahq conversation with Ved Mehta. His wife read passages from the book and then I asked him questions.… - 2 weeks ago

@chhabs: In 2004 I moderated a @sajahq conversation with Ved Mehta. His wife read passages from the book and then I asked hi… - 2 weeks ago

@thedelhiwalla: Sad news. Author Ved Mehta died today, aged 86. One evening many years ago I met the Lahore-born American memoirist… - 2 weeks ago

@UjjawalKashya13: @jaha_mehta @prachyam7 Alelelele Ved Upanishad Geeta mein kahin nhi likha gair Hinduo Ko marna Fasenge tho Quran aur Bible wale 🤭☹️ - 2 weeks ago

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