She sparked off a global debate on race and parenting, sold millions of copies and made ‘tiger mom’ a household term. And now Yale law professor Amy Chua is out with her new theory on political tribes.
Reena Nanda’s new book ‘From Quetta to Delhi’ traces the path of her family as they migrated to an uncertain future, and is as much about the pain of India’s Partition as about Punjabi customs and lore that survive even today in parts of both countries.
In the twilight years of her reign, the British Queen Victoria was devoted to her Indian assistant and Urdu teacher, Abdul Karim, much to the scandal of the royal court. Here is one fascinating anecdote about their controversial relationship.