Books are like best friends always there for you when you need them.
And it s not just you; your favourite authors also feel the same way. In
this collection, find out which are the books that inspired Dr A.P.J. Abdul
Kalam; what is Ruskin Bond s favourite book series; Subhadra Sen Gupta s
favourite reading spots; and how Sudha Murty s longstanding relationship
with libraries continues to this day. Plus, Roopa Pai talks about her love for
Enid Blyton, Jash Sen narrates how reading detective fiction in a spooky
old house only added to the fun, Arundhati Venkatesh reminisces about
her childhood spent in the company of books and Anita Nair fondly
describes the place of enchantment a book provided her. Plus, there are
more delightful anecdotes by Satyajit Ray, Tanu Shree Singh, Jerry Pinto,
Nilanjana Roy and Deepa Agarwal.
Brimming with nostalgia and a love for books, I d Rather Read will make you
fall in love with the written word all over again.