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Khushwant Singh
ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Khushwant Singh

Not a nice man to know, with malice towards one and all.

Articles by Khushwant Singh

The Princess Of 
Kahin Nahin

The Princess Of Kahin Nahin

Sep 08, 2008 Khushwant Singh

Social climber, name-dropper and malicious gossip par excellence, she is Not a Nice Woman to Know, but she's...

The Bottom-Pincher

The Bottom-Pincher

Sep 08, 2008 Khushwant Singh

Pinching is not the right word. If the bottom is nicely rounded, I would like the freedom to caress it in the...

The Rush Of Amore, The Dying Of The Light

The Rush Of Amore, The Dying Of The Light

Apr 28, 2008 Khushwant Singh

Florence and Fatehpur Sikri, the Mughals and the Medicis, wisdom and bawdiness—the sound and fury of...

Ghost Burial That Wasn't to Be

Ghost Burial That Wasn't to Be

Apr 07, 2008 Khushwant Singh

A must-read memoir it sure is. But if you are looking for answers, there are none.

'F*** All Editors'

'F*** All Editors'

Mar 24, 2008 Khushwant Singh

The hard truth about Indian journalism: proprietors matter, editors don't

Brevity, A One-Eyed Duchess

Brevity, A One-Eyed Duchess

Jan 21, 2008 Khushwant Singh

Unforgivable omissions, insipid choices of prose and poetry and a novel theory on the origins of Urdu—these...

If Truth Be Told...

If Truth Be Told...

Nov 12, 2007 Khushwant Singh

Another addition to Gandhiana. But, notably, it clears misconceptions and brings out the real Mahatma from...

My Kinda Outlook

My Kinda Outlook

Oct 15, 2007 Khushwant Singh

Stays the way it is...but bashes superstitions, has shorter pieces, more on Nature

On The Khushwant Bookshelf

On The Khushwant Bookshelf

Aug 20, 2007 Khushwant Singh

So agree or disagree with Khushwant Singh's list of 12 significant books that he rates as the best in the...

Queen's Ransom

Queen's Ransom

Aug 20, 2007 Khushwant Singh

Desani stirred the first Indian literary storm abroad, later Rushdie smashed a few literary barriers. After...

Pyre In The Graveyard

Pyre In The Graveyard

Aug 13, 2007 Khushwant Singh

A dargah at Haripir turns eloquent motif to document a moving account of a Sufi sect's communal re-turn

Well, I Nether!

Well, I Nether!

Jun 18, 2007 Khushwant Singh

Thoughts of a dignified, noble farewell quashed by an endoscopic bathos

The Charkha Spun Its Own History

The Charkha Spun Its Own History

Jan 22, 2007 Khushwant Singh

So, you thought you knew all about Gandhi. His grandson tells us there was more to the man.

In The Court Of Bahadur Shah

In The Court Of Bahadur Shah

Nov 06, 2006 Khushwant Singh

This is how history should be written, breathing life back into characters long dead and gone

The Sea, The Surf

The Sea, The Surf

Oct 16, 2006 Khushwant Singh

My A-List: What stood out from a blur of stories

Much Tut, Tut And A Holding Forth

Much Tut, Tut And A Holding Forth

Jul 31, 2006 Khushwant Singh

His social conscience veered towards formula and came peppered with desi gaalis in all their pungency

Of A Boss And Her Able Aide

Of A Boss And Her Able Aide

Jul 03, 2006 Khushwant Singh

A tale of two Gujarati women who made it their mission to rescue women abducted during Partition

Will You Step
Into My Arbour?

Will You Step Into My Arbour?

Jun 05, 2006 Khushwant Singh

Excellent tracing of Delhi's Grand Trunk Route. A must in every educated house, school, college and library.

Once Upon A Time In Telinipara

Once Upon A Time In Telinipara

Apr 24, 2006 Khushwant Singh

History meets memoir in fictional form to produce an engaging primer for our times

Hamari Amrita

Hamari Amrita

Mar 27, 2006 Khushwant Singh

A life cut tragically short, but with more colour perhaps than one may find in her work