Category Archives: Books

Book man and his follies

  Those who live by the book will die by the book’s folly. “After all, as a book man, I should judge a book for its literary merit, irrespective of its subject matter.  Poppycock.” The above quote is from Vikram … Continue reading

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A Critique of Delhi

Delhi OMG! is a drain inspector’s report on Delhi.  The author, Vinod Nair, is “heading the Human Resources function in a US multinational company based out of (sic) Gurgaon.”  He was born and brought up in Delhi and knows the … Continue reading

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Dear Prophet

Dear Prophet: A woman’s story by Ali Ansari is more a treatise on religion than a novel.  The story (if there indeed is any story) is narrated in first person by Zarina who is faced with the meaninglessness of life … Continue reading

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