A couple of weeks ago, I found myself explaining to a friend how I buy books.
An explanation was required since I was talking about titles and authors he had never heard of, that I hadn’t heard of either before I bought the books. So how did I hear about these books in the first place, and what made me buy them, he asked. Read more
After the deep tragedy of my post titled ‘A Plea’ two weeks ago, you may be pleased to learn that I have been reading. Read more
Every year, when I go to Calcutta, I go through an almighty mental struggle.
Shall I or shall I not walk into Ye Olde Schoole and demand to read all the books in the library that I hadn’t managed to read in the 15 years I spent at that institution from Lower Nursery to Class XII? Read more
Odd not because it’s strange. Odd because it’s a work of crime fiction by a Brit that’s set in contemporary India (specifically Delhi / NCR), starring a Punjabi detective, and it’s Indian in every way including the use of Indian English. Read more