- Hardcover: 208 pages
- Publisher: Viking (India) (30 Jan. 2013)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0670086614
- ISBN-13: 978-0670086610
- Product Dimensions: 14.4 x 1.2 x 19.8 cm
- Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,220,753 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Khushwantnama:: The Lessons of My Life Hardcover – 30 Jan 2013
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A good quick read to see life from Khushwant Singh's perspective. His experiences, his views and his truths, all make a fantastic read. Specially if you are curious about India around and post partition please read this and all other books of Khushwant Singh. Although it might not stand tall as compared to other of his books ( For a regular Khushwant reader, there would be lot of repeated stuff), still worth a read for his superb English and great thought pattern. --By Nitin Malhotra on 26 July 2013
Simply superb and very much bears the stamp of KS. It has a wealth of interesting infomation and provides deep insight into various facets of life;ie, the changing history ,the different stages of transition and its impact on the living. WORTH its price. Too sad we miss his writings now on --By ravindranath vinnakota on 29 May 2014
Exceelent reading love it the person who is fond of Khuswant Singh must read this book, in nutshell superb and very best --By K.S. Mani Tripathi on 25 June 2014 --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
About the Author
Khushwant Singh is Indias bestknown writer and columnist. He has been foundereditor of Yojana and editor of the Illustrated Weekly of India, the National Herald and the Hindustan Times. He is the author of classics such as Train to Pakistan, I Shall Not Hear the Nightingale and Delhi. His latest novel, The Sunset Club, written when he was 95, was published by Penguin Books in 2010. His nonfiction includes the classic twovolume A History of the Sikhs, a number of translations and works on Sikh religion and culture, Delhi, nature, current affairs and Urdu poetry. His autobiography, Truth, Love and a Little Malice, was published by Penguin Books in 2002. Khushwant Singh was a member of Parliament from 1980 to 1986. He was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 1974 but returned the decoration in 1984 in protest against the storming of the Golden Temple in Amritsar by the Indian army. In 2007, he was awarded the Padma Vibhushan. Among the other awards he has received are the Punjab Ratan, the Sulabh International award for the most honest Indian of the year, and honorary doctorates from several universities.