Western writers - barring "desi sahib" William Dalrymple - paled into relative obscurity when compared to the likes of Amartya Sen, Meghnad Desai and Gurcharan Das who studded the calendar with new releases.
Jaswant Singh is not wrong on Jinnah
The book that made the maximum impact by way of controversy and hype was MP and veteran politician Jaswant Singh's critical chronicle of a slice of colonial history, "Jinnah: India, Partition and Independence". As is well known, it cost the minister his party membership.
Image: Senior BJP leader Jaswant Singh holds his book, 'Jinnah: India, Partition, Independence' during its release function in New Delhi.