In Khushwantnama, the year-old reflects on a life lived fully and the lessons it has taught him. Here is his distilled wisdom on subjects as. “In Khushwantnama, the 98 yearold reflects on a life lived fully and the lessons it has taught him. Here is his distilled wisdom on subjects as diverse as old age. Gursharan Kaur receiving a copy of “Khushwantnama The Lessons of My Life” from Khushwant Singh at his residence in New Delhi.
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He values the power of laughter as a secret of longevity.
Khushwantnama: The Lessons of My Life
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Khushwant Singh in my opinion had been a very refined, non-conformist person with buoyant spirits. He lives in New Delhi. These are Khushwant Singh’s thoughts on different aspects of his life, ranging from his favorite poetry to state of the nation.
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I have found his 12 rules to live long and happy very informative and amusing. Every time you read, its taste different and fresh Comments and reviews What are comments? He has also edited and translated a number of literary works. Outstanding If I can give ten stars to the book,it will be less, such a lively,lovely book The chapter on dealing with death is most lucid as Khushwant talks about death khushwnatnama a way that is logical and coherent.
The great sardarji, even in his late 90s, does not lose his candour and precision and persuasively puts across his views lssons things both banal and special. Jul 02, Theaditya Worah rated it liked it.
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And readers who like poetry both English and Urdu, don’t read any other book because this libido of a writer comes out and quotes the choicest verses and couplets every now and then that will make you dumbfounded. Okay Khushwant ji, we love you and all, we do realize you’re turning 99 this year, but that does not mean you feed us the same articles over and over again.
Simple, humrous, arises many questions, thoughts, and moments for introspection. Singh’s books, I found the book very predictable and mundane. Post was not sent – check your email addresses! Other editions – View all Khushwantnama: I’d have given it a 2 star rating, but can’t do that to Khushwant Singh.
Mar 21, Suvojit rated it really liked it. It gives you insights into various aspects of his likes and dislikes – making it a short summary of his autobiography. Kushwant Singh’s last book, he manages to show glimpses of his wry wit and genius.
Keeping a diary, writing letters, khushwaantnama that is good exercise. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. You are commenting using your Facebook account. There are a few wise gems in here, but mostly it just seemed like a cranky old man being a cranky old man. Naipul, Arundhati Roy, M. A typical Khushwant Singh trademarked book: On the debit side is my character.
To ask other readers questions about Khushwantnamaplease sign up. Here, too, are his reflections on politics, politicians and the future of India; on what it takes to be a writer; and on what religion means to him.
So what is the point of hanging on to life with nothing whatsoever left to do? He felt bad that he hunted many birds, when he was young and was a lecher. Imagine what a young writer is to find in this new and strange world. His comparisons of social and behavioral characteristics of Westerners and Indians are laced with acid wit.
He has done different things at different times: The Lessons of My Life. In reading Khushwantnama Lrssons came upon a 98 year old man telling us what he thinks of women Yes! I read it many times and still look like that I am reading it first time.
It’s refreshing to have such differing opinions presented to you about everything.
Lists What are lists? The maestro talks about importance of importance of staying fit, getting a massage, balanced diet, having a healthy bank balance, avoiding over eating, not mhushwantnama, loosing temper, to give generously, not praying and adopting a hobby instead strange and to avoid constipation at all costs!
Subjects Khushwant Singh, Khushwantnama all the three basically deal with the same content.