Monthly archive April, 2013

Scott Turow in The New York Times about the Death of the American Author

This essay, titled “The Slow Death of the American Author” and just published in The New York Times, is too important for anyone concerned about freedom of expression and diversity of opinion to miss. I am pleased to bring it Read More →

George Carlin, Outlaw and Rebel

It is amazing how insightful and philosophical George Carlin can be; and it’s a pity I discovered this side of him so late, and thanks only to You Tube. “It’s important in life: you don’t give a shit. It can Read More →


The Revised Kama Sutra could be the story of your life . . . Its approach to sex is warm, sensitive and very, very funny.

- Business Standard

Indefatigable good humor transcends the personal to stand for the contradictions of India as a whole. Considerable charm.

- Publishers Weekly, USA

[Eaten by the Japanese is] a tale of unmitigated horror. A handsome tribute to a man of courage and rectitude.

- Khushwant Singh

I salute you as a full-fledged colleague. Yes, I am reading you and finding you very funny!

- Kurt Vonnegut

Absolutely spectacular . . .a hilarious novel, full of wit and glib language, with a whole lot of compassion thrown in.

- Afternoon Despatch & Courier