House of Illusion

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To Saree with Love

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Hotel with a River Attached

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When the Book of Knowledge


Slams Shut

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When the Book of Knowledge Slams Shut

I’ve just come back from a funeral. She was the mother of one of my dearest friends. Last night, I would have said ‘she is’.
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Rich Beyond the Dreams of Avarice

A friend said something very interesting the other day. She said she wouldn’t know how to spend a billion dollars even if the money was...
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How, and Why, to NOT Write a Book

Just for once I’d like to meet someone who is not writing a book. Forget the retired bureaucrats, ageing journalists and hausfraus.
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To Saree with Love

My sister-in-law took my mother out one evening and bought her half a dozen salwar-kameez. She had noticed that my mother, who had been diagnosed with...
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An Unlikely Indian Story, Narrated in Jute and Steel

You could list it among Delhi’s best kept secrets. Not in a hundred years would you suspect Lajpat Nagar, the capital’s kitchiest market area...
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