A new book from Dr Karan Singh in nearly a decade, Meetings with Remarkable Women, is the renowned author’s journey back to early life. In this magnificently produced coffee-table book enriched by rare photographs and paintings, Dr Singh recounts his meetings with 27 eminent women personalities from around the world. Among them are Edwina Mountbatten, Helen Keller, Eleleanor Roosevelt, Indira Gandhi, Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit, Maharani Gayatri Devi, Rukmini Devi Arundale, Nadine Gordimer and the Mother of Sri Auroville. A fascinating spread of historical characters, who lit up the socio-political scene of India down the decades, the book offers valuable insights into many phases of Indian history. In short, a must read book.