Postcards to Myself

... as the days speed by

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Things to Leave Behind: Media Coverage

Things To Leave Behind: Reviews The Hindu Hindustan Times The Pioneer The Tribune The Financial Express The Asian Age The Financial Express The Sunday Standard The Indian Express Dainik Jagran Amar Ujala Dainik Bhaskar Badri Vishal Doon Darpan Gharwal Post Himachal Post Hindustan Jan Bharat Mail News First Today Rashtriya Sahara Satya Ki Gehrai Shah […]


Things to Leave Behind : Reviews

Anyone who lives in Kumaon for a while falls in love with the region — And anyone in love with Kumaon would fall in love with Namita Gokhale’s new novel, Things to Leave Behind. Keki Daruwalla, Huffington Post, 19th December, 2016 A rich, panoramic historical novel shows you Kumaon and the Raj as you have […]


Things To Leave Behind: Doon Launch

Gratitude to readers who brought their precious change and chillar or exchanged IOUs to buy and barter books at Dehradun launch. Ruskin Bond on his favourite character from TTLB : Lobsang Rampa , the enigmatic lady from Lhasa, page 63. With the incredibly beautiful, charming and feisty Nayantara Sahgal, #Thewritinglife #ThingsToLeaveBehind #DoonReadings #RuskinBond #Kumaon #TTLB […]


Things to Leave Behind

Things to Leave Behind and the journey home. A tribute to Kumaon and a not so distant past we have not quite left behind. In the bookstores soon. #TTLB #ThingstoLeaveBehind #Kumaon #Nainital


Happy New Year!

The new year 2016 has arrived and the Jaipur Literature Festival is just 20 days away.


Countdown to 2016!

I have injured my wrist and the doctors told me to give my right hand some rest. This has provided welcome relief from the tyranny of the keyboard. I find I am reading more and with the Jaipur Literature Festival just around the corner, it is an absolute joy to be able to dip into […]


Two lit-fests in Delhi

This Satuday, I was part of two very different literature festivals. The Times Delhi Litfest, a wonderful and expansive event and the Samanvay Indian Language Festival.


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