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Sachin : The Genius Unplugged: Book by Suresh Menon

Sachin : The Genius Unplugged

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ISBN: 9789380658179    Publisher: Westland Year of publishing: 2011     Format:  Paperback No of Pages: 160        Language: English
Sachin Tendulkar has made poets of prose writers even if his strokeplay has demontrated the futility of conveying in words the brilliance of his batsmanship. As R C Robertson-Glasgow said in another context,...Read more
Sachin Tendulkar has made poets of prose writers even if his strokeplay has demontrated the futility of conveying in words the brilliance of his batsmanship. As R C Robertson-Glasgow said in another context, he was "easy to watch, difficult to bowl to and impossible to write about." In this collection of essays by some of the finest writers on cricket, the attempt is not so much to pin Sachin down as to let him roam free: beyond statistics, above nationality, and above the need to explain. From the sublime to the ridiculous it is all here. As Peter Roebuck once said "Whenever I feel low I only need to remind myself how privileged I am to be writing on the game in the Tendulkar era"
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About the author: Suresh Menon
Suresh Menon became the youngest Sports Editor and then one of the youngest editors in the country with Indian Express. He was also Sports Editor of Gulf... Read more
Suresh Menon became the youngest Sports Editor and then one of the youngest editors in the country with Indian Express. He was also Sports Editor of Gulf News, Dubai. A University topper in economics and political science, Menon has reported World Cups since 1987. Currently he is a columnist whose writings on politics, cricket, literature, and sport - appear in publications around the world. Most recently he has edited a collection of essays, Sachin: Genius Unplugged. His biography of Bishan Bedi will appear later this year. He is married to the sculptor Dimpy Menon; they have a son, Tushar, and live in Bangalore.
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