`Written by a veteran of the publishing industry, this is a memoir about interactions with authors, celebrities and celebrated authors. Ashok Chopra’s experiences while commissioning books by some of the most celebrated authors of our age are given in detail alongwith delicious vignettes. These profiles of authors not only serve to outline the dimensions of Chopra’s career but the tensions that accompany the job of a publisher. In detailing the coaxing and pursuit of people to write and write on time, emerges an interesting memoir that offers an insight into how publishing works.
A Scrapbook of Memories by Ashok Chopra HarperCollins, 699