In Khushwantnama, the year-old reflects on a life lived fully and the lessons it has taught him. Here is his distilled wisdom on subjects as. “In Khushwantnama, the 98 yearold reflects on a life lived fully and the lessons it has taught him. Here is his distilled wisdom on subjects as diverse as old age. Gursharan Kaur receiving a copy of “Khushwantnama The Lessons of My Life” from Khushwant Singh at his residence in New Delhi.

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I have found his 12 rules to live long and happy very informative and amusing. Notify me of new comments via email. Really hope he still has that one final novel left in him he was talking about Okay Khushwant ji, we love you and all, we do realize you’re turning 99 this year, but that does not lesons you feed us the same articles over and over again.

Mar 20, Amit Kumar rated it it was amazing Shelves: The 98 year old inspiration: You are commenting using your Twitter account. Khuswhantnama Singh in my opinion had been a very refined, non-conformist person with buoyant spirits.

I’d have given it a 2 star rating, but can’t do that to Khushwant Singh. I have lived long enough. I draw a balance sheet of my achievements and failures. None of your libraries hold this item.


Lists What are lists? Rating this book would be like rating Anne Frank’s diary.

Khushwantnama: Book Review, The Lessons of My Life by Khushwant Singh – My Random Ramblings

This single location in All: Here is his distilled wisdom on subjects as diverse as old age and the fear of death; on the joy of sex, the pleasures of poetry and the importance of laughter; on how to cope with retirement and live a long, happy and healthy life. Check copyright status Cite this Title Khushwantnama: But some chapters are good like the one on journalism and the advice given by him ‘What it takes to be a writer’ is invaluable for aspiring writers.

I read it many times khushwatnama still look like that I am reading it first time. Not a masterpiece but recommended for its simplicity and the Khushwantness! His last book khushwantnama was more of like a compilation of things he regarded shiny in his long spanned life.

If there’s anyone who’s been around, seen it all and lived life to the hilt, it has to be Khushwant Singh. Refresh and try again.

Khustwant Singh, the year young man, writes about the lessons that life has taught him in this book.

The maestro talks about importance of importance of staying fit, getting a massage, balanced diet, having a healthy bank balance, avoiding over eating, not lying, loosing temper, to give generously, not praying and adopting a hobby instead strange khushwatnnama to avoid constipation at all costs! Lesxons compilation of lessons or princ Rating this book would be like rating Anne Frank’s diary. Mar 07, Abhijit rated it really liked it.


Feb 23, Fatima Afridi rated it really liked it.

Confessions of a scotch drinker. His weekly columns are reproduced by over fifty journals in all the regional languages of the country. Book has many different topics from politics to pleasure.

After all have you ever come across a writer with the balls to tell Uma Bharti of BJP through a teh article that her anger is a direct outcome of her sexual frustration. Some of the rules I intend to follow.

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He values the power of laughter as a secret of longevity. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Preview — Khushwantnama by Khushwant Singh.

Author of more than ninety books, Khushwant Singh is best known for his work of fiction, Train to Pakistan, and his two-volume History of the Sikhs, which is still considered the most authoritative writing on the hkushwantnama.

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