A TASTE FOR TROUBLE MEMORIES FROM ANOTHER TIME

Author:

Aniruddha Bahal

Publisher:

WESTLAND PUBLICATION LTD.

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Publisher

WESTLAND PUBLICATION LTD.

Publication Year 2021
ISBN-13

9789389648225

ISBN-10 938964822X
Binding

Hard Cover

Edition FIRST
Number of Pages 300 Pages
Language (English)

ANIRUDDHA BAHAL has spelt trouble for the Establishment for as long as he can even remember. As a boy of barely fifteen, he ran away from home, all the way from Allahabad to Bombay—returning a week later, chastened and penniless, but with valuable lessons learnt. As a journalist, he transformed the definition and boundaries of reporting with the risks he took and the stories he chased down. And he paid the price for it. As a writer, his first novel won him international recognition— as well as the Bad Sex in Fiction Award, handed to him by no less a personage than Sting. As an entrepreneur, he went against the grain in setting up an investigative news portal at a time when speaking truth to power was no longer on the agenda of media houses. Over the years, this restless, mischievous boy from a village in Uttar Pradesh has come to epitomise the rough and tumble of political journalism in New Delhi. What does such a man see and remember when he looks back? Of people, incidents, turning points, the disappointments and the triumphs, both personal and professional? Some memories, Bahal says, are better left buried, but A Taste For Trouble brings together those that continue to keep him anchored in the present and hopeful about the future.

Aniruddha Bahal

ANIRUDDHA BAHAL is the founder and editor-inchie f of Cobrapost.com, an Indian investigative, nonprofit website. Previously, he worked for India Today, Down to Earth, Financial Express and Outlook, among other publications. He also co-founded Tehelka.com. Bahal is the author of two novels, Bunker 13 (2003) and The Emissary (2010), and a comic, The Adventures of Rhea: The Cobrapost Affair (2015