Columns

- FROM EASY RIDER TO REVOLUTIONARY
- THE WRITER IN WINTER
- THE SUPERFLUOUS MAN
- REMEMBRANCES OF THINGS PAST
- POEMS ON THE SAND
- OF VALOUR SUBLIME

Recent Columns

SECOND THOUGHTS – THE HINDU

The Play's The Thing - January 06 2013
Short stopover- December 19 2012
E.M. Forster chews ‘paan’- August 04 2012
Of Lords, aunts and pigs- June 02 2012
Storyteller sublime- May 05 2012
Of Writers and writers- March 03 2012
The Unquiet Englishman- February 05 2012
To savour and swirl - December 03 2011
The lone ranger of the Steppes - November 05 2011
The Chatterley hat trick - August 06 2011
Grace of the unspoken- July 03 2011
Fact, fiction and the travel urge-tube - May 01 2011
Immortality in a test-tube - April 03 2011
Fondling the details - March 05 2011
Analysing the novel- February 05 2011
Twitterature: What Next? - January 02 2011
96, not out - December 05 2010
The guest from the future - November 02 2010
No game for knights - October 02 2010
The long way home - September 05 2010
The nostalgia of a reluctant wanderer - July 04 2010
Reluctant writers - June 03 2010
Song of the road - May 06 2010
Come with old Khayyam - May 04 2010
In the twilight zone with Coetzee - April 04 2010
The columns not written - January 03 2010
Wizard called Oz - December 6 2009
Of the inconstant heart - November 1 2009
Midnight musings - September 6 2009
Go East, young man - August 2 2009
Strange and mystic business - July 5 2009
Conversations in the dark - June 7 2009
Obsessions, destructive and redemptive - April 1 2009
Rainy day stories - March 1 2009
Tormented by a restless breeze - February 1 2009
Long shadows of short stories - December 7 2008
A slim selection - November 2 2008
Inspiring a masterpiece - August 3, 2008 2008
Cairo from a café - July 6 2008
Wayward wanderers - June 1 2008
Chronicling the hills - April 1 2008
Theroux: Tips and tales - March 2 2008
Magic of green baize - February 1 2008
The allure of Cote d’Azur - December 1 2007
Storyteller of the sea - November 1 2007
Open letter to Sir Naipaul - October 1 2007
Memories in the mist - September 2 2007
Silences of Shangri La - August 1 2007
Not such an idle fellow - July 1 2007
Reluctant writers - June 1 2007
Song of the road - May 6 2007
Delhi, yesterday - April 1 2007
Poet of the hopeless - March 4 2007
In the land of the Panjachinar - February 4 2007
Prayers answered, somewhat...? - January 7 2007
Monumental searches - December 3 2006
Landscapes of the mind - November 5 2006
A daiquiri, then a mojito - October 1 2006
Your Mumbai, my Bombay - September 3 2006
Water, stone and sky - August 6 2006
Journals of the footloose - July 2 2006
'I remember you well in Chelsea Hotel' - June 4 2006
Give me your seconds - May 6 2006
Of roses and poets - April 2 2006
The right way to write - March 5 2006