The Book I Won't be Writing and Other Essays

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Orient Blackswan, 2003 - 329 sayfa
H. Y. Sharada Prasad Has Lived Through Interesting Times, Turbulent Times, Times Of Great Hope And Dispair. He Has Been Witness To Some Momentous Events Of Recent Indian History. This Book Captures Some Of These Moments In Elegantly Crafted And Sometimes Delightfully Anecdotal Prose.
 

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The Book I Wont Be Writing 1
1
INDIRA GANDHI
2
THE POLITICAL INHERITANCE
5
A Prophet Disowned
7
Three Prime Ministers
11
He Began It All
21
The Succession
25
The Other Saviour
31
March of Ugliness
175
Content Analysis of a Conservative Mind
181
The Crorepati Lure
185
SOME AUTHORS AND ARTISTS
189
Sadasivam and Subbulaksmi
191
Shivarama Karanth
195
R K Narayan
201
Mallikarjun Mansur
204

THE WAYS OF POWER
37
First Among Unequals
39
The Head of the Indian Political Family
42
Limits to Greatness
49
Only a Few Good Men in the Political Jungle
54
J P
59
Morarji Desai
62
S Nijalingappa
68
INSTRUMENTS OF POWER
73
The Shape of the Kitchen
75
Advice and Advisers
80
P N Haksar
84
Is Our Bureaucracy Good Enough?
88
Heavenborn Once
95
Diplomacy
100
A Triumph Shared by Two Nations
107
Was the Emergency Unavoidable?
112
The Doodler
115
Ali Baba in Anand Bhawan
121
A Cold Dinner Far Away
124
VALUES AND VOGUES
127
Back to Education
129
The Scientific Approach
132
Neglected Children of Uncaring Ministries
138
Must We Teach Children to be Dishonest?
143
From Gandhis Dhoti to Gujrals Safari Suit
148
Taking Teddy Bears to Bed
152
Discrimination Begins Early
156
More Sanskrit?
161
The ThreeLetter Bogeyman
166
Even Prayer is a Privilege
171
G Tendulkar
210
K K Hebbar
213
Raghubir Singh
219
A K Ramanujan
225
R K Laxman
228
A Young Woman in Her Eighties
233
THE INFORMATION
235
Information Abounds So Does Ignorance
237
Who Pays the Bill?
242
Televisionaries
247
A Plaything
253
The Art of the Press Conference
259
Politicians and the Press
263
ART OF WRITING
269
The Heart of Writing
271
On Editing
274
To Whom Does English Belong?
280
Faithful Friend Formidable Foe
284
PASSING THOUGHTS
289
On Nervousness
291
Some Harmless Dislikes and Pointless Rules
296
Genes and Genius
300
Its Insatiable Hunger
305
The Apology Epidemic
310
A Love Story
314
On Being a Child Prodigy
318
Four Little Bells
323
Three Tales About a Sage
327
An Afterword 331
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