My book IDLE HOURS will be available for free download between 1st and 3rd December 2017. I have made minor revisions recently and those who have already got it may download it again to get the latest version. Meanwhile here are a few reviews / feedbacks: https://twitter.com/s_k_pathak/status/932085793618763776 Enjoyed reading the book. At places the humour … Continue reading my book will be available for free download
Can't one be lovely without being fair? Is beauty only skin deep? The facts, of a CBSE topper becoming the miss world this year and the balanced mix of whites, blacks, and browns in top ten of the Miss World pageant, are more than enough to bust these myths. But one disconcerting question remains. One … Continue reading heights of beauty
My first published book was supposed to be a book of poetry to celebrate the labours of love of an unsung poet who has been writing poetry off and on for the last three decades. Being a professional procrastinator I had also set a deadline for the completion and the publication of the book. My … Continue reading Thus, here is my first published book
Hawa mein udta jae, mora lal dupatta malmal ka ooo... ji... ooo ji Hey girl. Don't let your dupatta fly off your soft hands. Delhi is approaching. You will need it to cover your nose and mouth. The air pollution in Delhi reaching alarming proportions is the top trending news these days. Of course for … Continue reading cities inhabitable
Remembering those notebandi days ( Originally written after a few days of demonetization)
The times are such that, neither are notes so random nor do they have any association or destination other than the bank. The whole nation is in queue for a few ‘tukda’ notes. It is Saturday night and as we finalise our plan to visit Chinchi Falls and Mekedatu as part of our weekend getaway, we are reminded, we have forgotten to factor in legal tender notes to our itinerary. So we rush to the nearby ATM. Though there is still a queue, we manage to get some of those extremely rare pieces of paper and come back home by 11:30 P.M.
It is ‘7’ o clock in the morning when we start our trip. However, people have already left home long back for their ‘Cash’ mission and we notice long queues in front of every ATM or Bank that we pass.
Four days earlier, on my way to…
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While last Sunday was spent hearing the sales pitch of established authors at the Bangalore Literature Festival, this Sunday I am taking the first step towards establishing myself as a book author. Or, so do I think. I have finalised my first book which is a compilation of selected articles from my armory of published … Continue reading Bangalore Literature Festival 2017