Books by Pranay Gupte

Released: Feb. 1, 1992

"A proper political biography of Gandhi is yet to be written. (Sixteen pages of photos—not seen.)"
New York Times correspondent Gupte (Vengeance, 1985; The Crowded Earth, 1984, etc.) says here that Indira Gandhi is ``hard to read.'' In fact, she is nearly invisible in this ``political biography'' that mostly reproduces, with all their organizational flaws, Gupte's previous articles on Gandhi—except perhaps for ten chapters depicting the slain Indian P.M. as selfish, inept, tyrannical, intellectually limited, and surrounded by sycophants. Read full book review >