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Seventy

Seventy

Shobhaa De
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Overview

The irrepressible Shobhaa De is back with a book that celebrates her upcoming seventieth year. She calls herself a ‘Child of the Republic’ as looks back on the terrain of her life. Especially at relationships-hers and those she has observed over the years-and at ever-present fears and grief.

Shobhaa De’s writing exudes an empathy that has turned several of her books into life manuals for generations of Indians. Her keen wit spears and spares none, least of all herself. Her delicious irreverence makes this book a delight to read. It is the lessons in loving and living woven into the writing-intensely personal and deeply felt-that form the wise heart of Seventy.

Imprint: Penguin

Published: Dec/2017

ISBN: 9780143414247

Length : 336 Pages

Seventy

Shobhaa De
Overview

The irrepressible Shobhaa De is back with a book that celebrates her upcoming seventieth year. She calls herself a ‘Child of the Republic’ as looks back on the terrain of her life. Especially at relationships-hers and those she has observed over the years-and at ever-present fears and grief.

Shobhaa De’s writing exudes an empathy that has turned several of her books into life manuals for generations of Indians. Her keen wit spears and spares none, least of all herself. Her delicious irreverence makes this book a delight to read. It is the lessons in loving and living woven into the writing-intensely personal and deeply felt-that form the wise heart of Seventy.

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Shobhaa De

Shobhaa De, voted by Reader's Digest as one of 'India's Most Trusted People' and one of the '50 Most Powerful Women in India'by Daily News and Analysis , is one of India's higest-selling authors and a popular social commentator. Her works, comprising both fiction and non-fiction, have been featured in comparative literature courses at universities abroad and in India. Her writing has been transalated into many languages as well as French, German,Hungarian, Italian, Korean, Portuguese, Russian , Spanish and Turkish. She lives in Mumbai with her husband and six children.

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Seventy And to Hell with it! – An Excerpt

Shobhaa De, voted by Reader’s Digest as one of ‘India’s Most Trusted People’ and one of the ’50 Most Powerful Women in India’ by Daily News and Analysis, is one of India’s highest-selling authors and a popular social commentator. Her new book, Seventy and to Hell with it!, looks back on the terrain of her […] Read More