Racy, fun, sharp columns from an award-winning TV journalistTV personality Karan Thapar, known for his relentless grilling of politicians on his current affairs shows, brings a sense of humour and a sharp incisive eye to his newspaper columns. This book is a selection of the best columns written by him over the last eleven years.The columns range from the authors perceptive portraits of politicians and celebrities to his reflections on the state of the media and the peculiarities of the English language. He also turns the gaze on himself-sharing with us his eccentricities, his foibles and anecdotes about himself and his family, including his late wife Nisha. There are also pieces here about his Doon and Cambridge days and vignettes from his travels to cities near and far.
On interviews, how could a person answer KT's questions by looking straight into eyes? Its just makes you stammer irrespective of how confident you are in your speech. His tone, his expression, his modulation of the language is the reason for such an impact.
He had shown his little human side (trust me, he has! - off the interview shows though) in his writings in this book. I'd recommend you to give it a try.
Btw, my first exposure to Karan Thapar is his interviewing of JJ. (You know who is...