Monthly archive June, 2017

You May Be the Devil or You May Be the Lord

I grew up listening to a variety of different English accents, including “butler English”, “Indian English”, and diluted “British English” (meaning, imperfect but not bad, one in which the first syllables of college and body always¬† imitated awe and bawdy, Read More →

Rethinking the Value of My Time

Time and life wait for no man or woman, and I feel it now more than ever, so it’s time to say a few things–even though what I write must necessarily be subjective, limited, and utterly one-sided, with not enough 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