When I interviewed Irish travel writer Dervla Murphy at her home in Ireland, she said something about overcoming fear that I have been thinking about since.
My top 25 books about India that are better than Shantaram. From Midnight’s Children to Freedom at Midnight, these books will help you understand India.
Achieved a dream by attending the Jaipur Literature Festival. And then spent most of it chasing travel writer Paul Theroux for an interview.
As a girl, I was obsessed with the 1,001 Tales of the Arabian Nights. Scheherazade was, and is, my hero. A woman who saved the kingdom and herself by telling stories.
It’s monsoon watching time in India — the rains are expected to arrive in Kerala on June 1. Monsoon is celebrated in books & film. Here are two of my favourites.
The Snow Leopard by Peter Matthiessen is an adventure travel classic about a quest to the remote regions of Nepal in search of the elusive snow leopard.
10 Favourite spiritual books The mass popularity of Eat, Pray, Love seems to suggest that author Elizabeth Gilbert was the…