Tag Archives: Salman Rushdie

TV in India was very Interesting (Salman Rushdie & Jay Leno in the News)

The news was taken by a couple of controversies. The prevention of Salman Rushdie from coming to India for a literary festival in Jaipur. He was blocked due to political advantage as the elections were coming up. The other controversy … Continue reading

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Shalimar the Clown by Salman Rushdie

You can read my thoughts about this wonderful book at Tiny Island. An exquisite tragedy.

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Books: Shalimar the Clown by Salman Rushdie

Shalimar the Clown is a book by Salman Rushdie who won the booker of bookers for Midnight’s Children. This was an almost 400 page book and I took nearly 3 weeks to finish this. Actually I took more than 2 … Continue reading

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I Struggle with Words

When I read books by Bill Bryson, Peter Mayle or Kurt Vonnegart – deceptively simple and charmingly witty – I am convinced I can write too.  Then I actually sit down to put thought to paper.  Its hard.  There’s a huge discrepancy between the seemingly … Continue reading

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