In Khushwantnama, the year-old reflects on a life lived fully and the lessons it has taught him. Here is his distilled wisdom on subjects as. “In Khushwantnama, the 98 yearold reflects on a life lived fully and the lessons it has taught him. Here is his distilled wisdom on subjects as diverse as old age. Gursharan Kaur receiving a copy of “Khushwantnama The Lessons of My Life” from Khushwant Singh at his residence in New Delhi.
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Separate different tags khushwxntnama a comma. After all have you ever come across a writer with the balls to tell Uma Bharti of BJP through a press article that her anger is a direct outcome of her sexual frustration. This was my second book of Khushwant Singh after Train to Pakistan and honestly I am not disappointed.
Penguin- Authors, Indic – pages. The writers being young hookers, the publishers as brothel keepers and the literary agents as pimps.
Apr 04, Partha Karmakar rated it it was ok. You are commenting using your Facebook account. I agree that this book digs deeper in Indian politics, culture and sex — tthe necessities in life. I hope I will be in a position to look at them neutrally and reserve my judgements over them.
Keeping a diary, writing letters, emails—even that is good exercise. Dec 30, Smaug rated it it was amazing.
Add a tag Cancel Be the first to add a tag for this edition. For me it was like looking down from the lessins of the mountain you’ve meticulously climbed over the years.
Authors, Indic — Biography. Hello Nmafzal, I enjoyed reading your review. This is a pleasure read that I’d indulge myself every now and then. You are commenting using your Twitter account.
Predictable and highly boring!!!! Published New Delhi Penguin Viking, These are Khushwant Singh’s thoughts on different aspects of his life, ranging from his favorite poetry to state of the nation. Dec 26, Sowmya rated it liked khushwantnxma Shelves: Simple, humrous, arises many questions, thoughts, and moments for introspection.
And in some parts we find the vintage Khushwant like the epitaph;its simply marvelous. Post was not sent – check your email addresses!
What the reader finds most impressive is the fact that Khushwant Singh, despite his failing health, does not alter his opinions of things and remains remarkably consistent, and at times, defiant. Khushwant Singh is not about that, its about his honesty, and bare it all courage coupled with his “I don’t give a damn attitude” that makes everything that he writes a pretty darn good read.
He narrates of his discussions on the subject of death with Dalai Lama and Acharya Rajnesh. This single location in All: Want to Read saving….
What an intelligent 98 years old! This book is fhe you can live without reading if you’ve read his earlier books. Mar 20, Amit Kumar rated it it was amazing Shelves: A book exuding wit, astuteness and insights. He pens down his thoughts on poetry, humour, dealing with death and tops it up with twelve tips on living a long and happy life.
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