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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Ruskin Bond

Articles by Ruskin Bond

Trysts Under The Deodars

Trysts Under The Deodars

Jun 08, 2017 Ruskin Bond

A stolidly varied ‘Indian’ background, swirling passions in liberal Mussoorie, his parents’ courtship,...

We Asked Them For Stories

We Asked Them For Stories

Nov 02, 2015 Shashi Tharoor

You will, woncha? By mid-October? While the goddess is straw still?.... Oh, but to count the bellows of the...

By The Roadside Fire

By The Roadside Fire

Jan 12, 2015 Ruskin Bond

A youth full of Bronte, Stevenson, the diarists, and warmed by Dickens

Won’t Miss The Calls

Won’t Miss The Calls

Nov 03, 2014 Ruskin Bond

Landline phones, the internet...now mobiles complete the unholy triad

Ruskin Bond

Ruskin Bond

Nov 04, 2013 Ruskin Bond

Room For Words

Room For Words

Oct 08, 2012 Ruskin Bond

About the seat of his creation: his writing desk, and the minutiae of a writerly life that clutters it

Mussoorie Diary

Mussoorie Diary

Feb 28, 2011 Ruskin Bond

It did not snow last winter. I have spent forty winters in Mussoorie, and I can recall only one when it did...

A Quilt For The Greyhound

A Quilt For The Greyhound

Oct 18, 2010 Ruskin Bond

The most convincing last words are those spoken without any thought for posterity.

Mussoorie Diary

Mussoorie Diary

Jul 19, 2010 Ruskin Bond

I’m not a great traveller. Airports confuse me, railways stations confound me. I have trouble making out...

Mussoorie Diary

Mussoorie Diary

May 17, 2010 Ruskin Bond

“I first saw Mussoorie in 1940, when I was six years old,” I told Gautam, who is twelve. “I didn’t...

A Deyra Doon Man-Eater Next To My Pillow

A Deyra Doon Man-Eater Next To My Pillow

May 10, 2010 Ruskin Bond

Jungles bristling with danger—as seen by Nimrods, many from an age before Corbett, and nature-struck...

Mussoorie Diary

Mussoorie Diary

Mar 15, 2010 Ruskin Bond

In spite of the discomforts of a long road journey, I prefer it to other forms of travel... The romance has...

Tusker Country

Tusker Country

Feb 01, 2010 Ruskin Bond

Should be on the shelf besides such classics as J.H. Williams’s Elephant Bill and P.D. Stracey’s Elephant...

Mussoorie Diary

Mussoorie Diary

Dec 21, 2009 Ruskin Bond

Where are the snows of yesteryear? It doesn’t seem to snow quite so often or quite so heavily as in...

A Drop Here, A Swig There

A Drop Here, A Swig There

Nov 16, 2009 Ruskin Bond

Imaginary sips for exquisite wines bleeding into each other. Then, the treacly gladness of a rummy concoction.

Mussoorie Diary

Mussoorie Diary

Oct 26, 2009 Ruskin Bond

Tigers may be on the way out, but leopards are still very much with us, as I know from my own sightings and...

Samson And Sid

Samson And Sid

Apr 13, 2009 Ruskin Bond

An Old Haunting

An Old Haunting

May 19, 2008 Ruskin Bond

The community emerges from the sidelines of history to revisit, research and revel in its ancestry

Wanderlust, Circa AD 1600

Wanderlust, Circa AD 1600

Jul 30, 2007 Ruskin Bond

The 17th century traveller was no writer, but he's still a quaint, colourful read

All Shikaris Get Hunted Down

All Shikaris Get Hunted Down

Feb 12, 2007 Ruskin Bond

Demystified, Hulson Sahib emerges less of a romantic and more a hunter who feasted on Garhwal's bounty