Tamarind City

Wanderlust at home

Everything in life is connected to each other. You start reading a book that leads you into another, that leads you into something else. I have been eyeing William Dalrymple’s books for quite sometime and finally took one home two weeks back – ‘The City of Djinns’. Engrossed in the stories of Mughal emporeors and the cities that they built, how it transformed into the present day ‘Old’ and ‘New’ Delhis, I almost missed the intimation from blogadda that ‘Tamarind City’ is up for review. To be really honest, the big push to apply for the review was the chance to get a free book. You see I’ll do anything, well… almost anything for a free book.

Written by Bishwanath Ghosh, a true blue North Indian journalist till 2001, the book starts with the hilarious story of why he decided to move to Chennai. He then takes us through the…

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Dabbling in numbers for a living while dreaming of words all the while.

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