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Published (first published 1997)
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Nirmal Singh
Oct 09, 2013 Nirmal Singh rated it really liked it
This book is compilation of short stories and life events of Khushwant Singh, some are very interesting and some of them bit dull. Please don't go on the title its not only sex that Mr. K is talking about but the how it's interpreted in Indian way of life. Books starts with Mr. K's history and he is tries his best to remove allegations like womanizer or drunked from him and further it touches the life events and learning of his life. Later in the end some good historical references from gurbani ...more
Avijeet Das
Dec 16, 2012 Avijeet Das rated it it was amazing
I am a great Fan of Mr Khushwant Singh!

My first book of his was "Train to Pakistan" which was a prescribed book in my graduate studies....

Later in life I read this Book!!

A thoroughly enjoyable book!!
Shantanu Prakash
Jun 13, 2014 Shantanu Prakash rated it liked it
My first Khushwant Singh book, loved it! Recommended!
I found the political memoirs a bit extended, probably because political stuff generally puts me to sleep. His recollections about the khalistan movement was informative to me, hadn't read about it much. Good story teller btw, Looking forward to read some more of his!
Bonkersforbooks
Apr 16, 2015 Bonkersforbooks rated it it was ok
provocative title- content of the book not reflective of this. short stories -biographical . the usual KS sharp wit and keen perception of people, places and things. not his best book but I had fun reading it.
Gaurav Sharma
Feb 08, 2015 Gaurav Sharma rated it really liked it
Good book filled with the experiences of sir khushwant including journey, short and spicy events of his or general life.
Tushar Aggarwal
Nov 19, 2013 Tushar Aggarwal rated it liked it
People have not rated this book among the very best of Khushwant Singh but I find this book to be quite an interesting one to read.
It has some very good short essays and stories and real life political incidents and being a political guy I enjoyed it thoroughly.
Some of the essays were a bit boring specially where he starts to dwell on God too much, understandable of him being an agnostic.

It is more of 3.5/5 from my side.
Arnab Das
Jun 22, 2013 Arnab Das rated it liked it
I'll get straight to it. This is a very poor collection of stories of Khushwant Singh. The man has written a large number of pretty amazing pieces and to this collection seems to have taken out only the weakest of the lot. If you're a fan of the author, keep the happy memories of reading his book alive and avoid Sex, Scotch and Scholarship.
Sea Urchin
Aug 04, 2015 Sea Urchin rated it really liked it
really enjoyed parts of it where he talks about his life.. but he lost me at travel parts and a bit at the end. still worth a read though.
Ashok.chava
Jun 16, 2012 Ashok.chava rated it liked it
loud and bold......readable. travel logs are bit boaring
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Khushwant Singh, (Punjabi: ਖੁਸਵੰਤ ਸਿੰਘ, Hindi: खुशवंत सिंह) born on 2 February 1915 in Hadali, British India, now a part of Punjab, Pakistan, was a prominent Indian novelist and journalist. Singh's weekly column, "With Malice towards One and All", carried by several Indian newspapers, was among the most widely-read columns in the country.

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