A SALUTE TO THE SECOND-HAND BOOKSTORE, The Hindu [Sunday, August 3rd, 2003]

In twenty years as a workaday writer, I have published several million words, of which only about a thousand have actually helped anyone other than myself. These were contained in an article published in a Delhi newspaper in 1992 after the city’s police commissioner summarily evicted the pavement book stalls in Daryaganj, holding them to [...]