The Himalayan Concerto by John Masters

You shouldn’t have to know a place and/or physically be in a place to enjoy a book, but there really is nothing like sitting in the Himalayas, relishing a book about the Himalayas. John Masters’ “The Himalayan Concerto” was written in 1975, published in 1976, and purports to take place …

HOW TO GET FILTHY RICH IN RISING ASIA by MOHSIN HAMID

How many gushing adjectives can one use to describe a wonderful book? Amazing. Well written. Moving. Realistic.  This book was all of these and more. All the time I was reading this book,  I kept saying “yes,” simply because so much of it was so familiar. I live in India. …