Category Archives: Books

Three Scary Stories, No, Actual Incidents!

It’s scary. You only realize it when it happens before your eyes. Last week, I think it was Friday; I was standing on platform 1 at Victoria Terminus. The train was a short distance away, approaching fast, I am getting … Continue reading

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An Award, a Personal Disappointment

Imagine this: Do you invite a guest, who accepts with great difficulty, who leaves important work, commutes an hour and a half, arrives at the function, and then make him walk through a black entrance – because his invite is … Continue reading

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The Gyan of an Indian Best-seller

Aaah, missed the Kala Ghoda lecture by Chetan Bhagat. No worries! Apropos this post about Anita Roy’s observation that the Indian mid-list writers are making it good (after all, more than 10,000 copies sold is a good figure in India, … Continue reading

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