28 February, 2021

Worthy Of Their Blurbs

From thrillers to bios and tomes on climate change and economic meltdown, our movers and shakers share their favourite reads of 2009

Worthy Of Their Blurbs

Manmohan Singh
Prime Minister

  • Jinnah: India, Partition, Independence, Jaswant Singh
    To be candid, I do not get as much time to read as I would have liked. However, I did read, in parts, Jaswant Singh’s book on Jinnah.
  • FDR: The First Hundred Days, Anthony J. Badger
    I am reading this right now. A remarkable account on how it was possible to harmonise a vibrant vision of reform with prevailing political realities to joggle out of systemic complacency.

I also managed to browse through:

  • Strategic Asia 2009-10: Economic Meltdown and Geopolitical Stability, ed: Ashley J. Tellis, Andrew Marble, Travis Tanner
  • A Blueprint For A Safer Planet: How to Manage Climate Change and Create a New Era of Progress and Prosperity, Nicholas Stern
  • Castes of Mind: Colonialism and the Making of Modern India, Nicholas B....

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