Ruskin Bond Interview

‘I am writing limericks and the other day I had a lollipop after seventy years’: Ruskin Bond at 88

Children’s literature in the English language in India has long been almost synonymous with Ruskin Bond. I have published his first book of him, The Room on the Roof, in 1956 and since then he has written more than five hundred short stories, essays, and short novels. In an interview with Scroll.in, Bond spoke about …

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‘For me, writing has never been a chore’: Ruskin Bond on what keeps him going at 87, his advice for young writers

Author Ruskin Bond hardly needs an introduction to readers in India — a doyen of literary fiction who’s written more than 500 books, novels, poems, fiction and non-fiction titles, the octogenarian never finds writing to be a chore. Instead, he weaves words together at his Landour residence, drinking in crisp morning air from the Himalayas. …

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