Monthly archive September, 2015

The Mahatma, the Goats, and Young Cats: My Humor Collection

The Mahatma, the Goats, and Young Cats: My Humor Collection When I was in my late teens, I used to read Punch magazine, and one of my favorite writers was Alan Coren, who published a humor collection titled Golfing for Cats. It turned out that the book had nothing to Read More →

Paperbacks of Revised Kama Sutra, Fathers Rebels, Impressing, etc.

UPDATED Jan 15, 2016: These three books are very close to my heart. And I’m pretty much coming to the point where the last copies of the classic editions are running out (Please don’t buy the Avatar Prabhu U.S. edition Read More →

Backward Castes and Reservations in India

This is a mini-blog: my own quick view about this: Possibly those people who, by virtue of their “caste,” have been suppressed and kept back for centuries … they must be helped with job and educational reservations, because it is 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