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Yashodhara Lal

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Yashodhara Lal's USP is in taking the ordinary and making it hilarious. She graduated from IIM-Bangalore in 2002 and has over 12 years of experience in the Marketing Domain across two large corporations in FMCG and media. She lives in Gurgaon with her husband Vijay, and the three small children they call Peanut, Pickle and Papad - all of whom never fail to provide her with material for her entertaining blog at http://www.yashodharalal.com.

'Just Married, Please Excuse' is her first book. 'Sorting Out Sid' is her latest work of fiction.
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Integrity As Explained by a 12 Year Old

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In the last year, the word 'Integrity' has become extremely important to me. Broadly defined as the consistency between what you say and what you do. It is really surprising that what seems like a basic value is the most broken when it comes to everyday living, as I learnt for myself when I began to see how often I actually said one thing and did a Read more of this blog post »
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"This is certainly one of Yashodhara’s nicest books! You may not see yourself in her but you see yourself there. The writing is as always humorous and the plot is very engaging. Books written about oneself have the tendency to becoming more self centr" Read more of this review »
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"Humorous and Insightful

This Story is set in Delhi in the Year 1990s.

The author has well written in a simple language and easy read. It keeps the readers engrossed in the book.

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