Bookless in Baghdad
Reflections on Writing and Writers
- 288 Pages
- April 1, 2012
- ISBN: 9781611454086
- Trim Size: 5.5mm x 814mm x 139.7mm
The defining features of today’s world,” Tharoor writes of the global stage, are the relentless forces of globalizationthe same forces used by the terrorists in their macabre dance of death and destruction.” His astute views on Salman Rushdie, India’s love for P. G. Wodehouse, Rudyard Kipling, Aleksandr Pushkin, John le Carré, V. S. Naipaul, and Winston Churchill make for fascinating reading. His insightful takes on Hollywood and Bollywood will intrigue even the most demanding cinephile. Together, these thirty-nine pieces reveal the inner workings of one of today’s most eclectic writers.