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Book Talk: Becoming a Mountain

Released in November last year, Stephen Alter’s Becoming a Mountain is one of the most recent additions to the Himalayan literature or escapades. The author talks about his experience and inner-healing through treks and climbs in the Garhwal region of…

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Book Talk: A Slender Thread – Escaping Disaster in the Himalayas

On the face of it, a book titled “A Slender Thread: Escaping Disaster in the Himalayas” may seem like a mountaineering chronicle or even a war history full of self-driven adventures. This is what I always thought when it popped…

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Book Talk: The Nanda Devi Affair

This is yet another book that has reserved a place for itself in my bookshelf dedicated to travel writings. Not so much for the author Bill Aitken’s travels or trekking escapades but because the book reliably captures the aura surrounding…

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Book Talk: Dreams of the Peaceful Dragon

Earlier this year while preparing for my Bhutan trip, I stumbled upon this narrative written by British travel writer Katie Hickman on her journey through Bhutan spanned over a few weeks. Her travel memoirs to Bhutan have been relatively popular…

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