When people talk about The Book of Answers, there is a frowning fellow inside me, who dismisses it all as merely one person’s view. I know I’ll never know whether it is a good read or a poor one.
The urban Indian lives daily life in a state of barely suppressed road rage, and the violent honking of horns on every road is only one manifestation of that. Interruptions of any kind ignite instant anger; nothing is tolerated that could come between today’s Indian and the success and wealth that awaits him.
July 1, 2011, Bangkok: At 6.30 pm on July 5, 2011, at the Casuarina hall in New Delhi’s Habitat Centre, the Book of Answers will be officially released to the general public in a publishing ritual that usually lasts about two hours. Mr Mani Shankar Iyer, popular and plain-spoken diplomat, journalist, and political and social [...]