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Author: K Natwar Singh
Publisher: Rupa
Year: 2003
Language: English
Pages: 302
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8129100509

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K. Natwar Singh’s erudition and literary style make these essays absorbing, lively, provocative and entertaining reading. He writes with verve and zest. The author has illuminated an astonishing range.

Here you have him playing host to Rajaji in New York, asking Han Suyin to order his breakfast, regaling heads of state with wit, greeting R K Narayan on the gravel path leading to his Mysore house, witnessing the functioning of four mighty ladies in a single day.

Refreshing profiles of numerous personalities are provided. From Gandhiji to Churchill, Tagore to Nehru, Nirad C Chaudhuri to Marquez to Paz, Rajiv Gandhi to Madhav Rao Scindia, Indira Gandhi to Mother Teresa to Aung San Suu Kyi, Forster to Zia-ul-Haq. This book belongs to every bedside table. It is an intellectual feast.

Contents


Prefatory Note

Foreword

Indira Gandhi, Margaret Thatcher,
Mother Teresa and Queen Elizabeth II
Windows to India
Top Hundred
Outstanding Autos and Bios – 1947-1997
Love for Books
Our Man in Malgudi
Don Bradman, the Bright Star
Tennis Legend
The Indian Spengler
Andre Malraux and India
Self-Righteous Memoirs
Political Grammarian
A Gentle, Tactful Man
Death be not Proud
Something about Mr. Havel
Giant Among Men
A Share of Loving
Octavio Paz-In Light of India
Attacking Lesser Mortals
Marquez: The Master Artist
Uncle Ho
The Heroic Lady of Myanmar
Noble Nobel Laureates
A Great American Black
His Holiness Slips
P N Haksar
Zakir Husain
Radhakrishnan: A Tribute
white house Lunch
Profile of the Sardar
No Full Stops in India
Gurudev
Nehru’s Luminous Heritage
A Detention Diary
Diplomatic Record of Dobrynin
Foreign Policy
Dictatorship of Fate
The Art and Craft of Diplomacy
Trust, But Verity
Labour of Love
A Progressive Conservative: C Rajagopalachari
Master of Courtesy and PR: Zia-ul-Haq
Two Alone, Two Together
Maulana Azad
Gandhi: The Eternal Pilgrim
Grace Under Pressure
Ageing Polity, Municipal Chaos & Burma
Sarojini Naidu-Selected Letters 1890s to 1940s
Mindless Denunciation
Indira Gandhi – The Lesser Known Side
The Sign of the Tiger
Only Connect…Forster and India
Introducing Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka
Gravitas and Style: Indira Gandhi
Heart to Heart