Puja Bhattacharjee | June 8, 2016
Ira Trivedi is an Indian novelist, yoga teacher, entrepreneur and speaker. Her recent book, There is No Love on Wall Street (Penguin, 2011), was released at the Jaipur Literature Festival by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Junot Diaz and has been translated into Greek and Spanish. Her other published works are What Would You Do To Save the World? (Penguin 2006) and The Great Indian Love Story (Penguin 2009), both translated into several regional languages. Trivedi has delivered talks at top schools and colleges including IITs and IIMs, on topics ranging from becoming a writer to pursuing non-traditional careers. Her first book What Would You Do to Save the World? was inspired by her real-life interactions with the glamour world at the age of 19.
The book I am reading right now:
Gilead by Marilynne Robinson
My favourite book: Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
My biggest strength: Being stubborn
My biggest weakness: Sense of taking risk
The person I admire the most: It changes on a daily basis
The person I despise the most: No one
One thing nobody knows about me: I am a sportsperson
I want to be remembered as: A writer
My advice to the young generation: Be free
Right now I am busy with: Writing a TV show
My fitness regime includes: Yoga
My greatest challenge so far: To write India in Love
My favourite vacation spot: Bali
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