Posts tagged "India"

Review of “The Revised Kama Sutra: A Novel of Colonialism and Desire” in The Financial Express

Review of “The Revised Kama Sutra: A Novel of Colonialism and Desire” in The Financial Express The Revised Kama Sutra is not a revision of the Kama Sutra, but a serious literary novel with an ironic title. I have now decided to publish a few of the over 40 reviews in my possession, including a few Read More →

The Reluctant Fundamentalist and Trishna

This is a short impression, not  a review, of two movies I saw recently. “The Reluctant Fundamentalist” is yet another movie that does not live up to the promise of its trailer. Damn! Why do I let a trailer convince Read More →

Father, Rebel, Dreamer

Father, Rebel, Dreamer by me alone, is the result of the three-author paperback, Fathers, Rebels, Dreamers. When that paperback book could no longer be shipped easily and cheaply, I decided to publish my own contributions to that book as a Read More →

Healthier than a Cheeseburger, with Hundreds of Laughs

Calling all lovers of political and general humor, humor with bite, those who are reasonably well-informed and equally comfortable with THE DAILY SHOW with Jon Stewart and SOUTH PARK, with its occasional f-words and subversive humor. THE EMPIRE BITES BACK, 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