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On Balance, an Autobiography Some books march uninvited into the room tooting their own horn They bellow loudly and rhetorically about their greatness while all you are trying to do is enjoy a horrendously sappy Hindi movie or search for that lost bookmark that you had stolen from a friend In between the sounds of loud cymbal clashing, the book will boast that the New York Times called it a real tour de force or a prophetic novel celebrating the triumph of righteous dissidence If you stay adamant, the book will play Some books march uninvited into the room tooting their own horn They bellow loudly and rhetorically about their greatness while all you are trying to do is enjoy a horrendously sappy Hindi movie or search for that lost bookmark that you had stolen from a friend In between the sounds of loud cymbal clashing, the book will boast that the New York Times called it a real tour de force or a prophetic novel celebrating the triumph of righteous dissidence If you stay adamant, the book will play dirty and remind you in an admonitory tone that it deals with that dreadful Holocaust or Pol Pot s Cambodia or some remote place in occupied Palestine and the injustices committed by the Israeli troops So, if you are not interested in THAT, you must be a Very Bad Person Other books, meanwhile, tiptoe into the room You don t even realise their presence until they gently murmur in your ea The First Woman Chief Justice Of A High Court In India, The First Woman To Top The Bar Examinations In London 73 Years Old Leila Seth Has Led A Full Life With Candour And Wit, She Tells Of Her Taking Up Law Studies Because This Could Be Combined With Caring For Her Husband And Son, Intertwining Family Life With Professional, The Author Describes The Years After Her Father S Premature Death It Is An Intricate, Amusing And Charming Rendering Of Her Life. When I told my Mum that anyone who does not read this book would be a fool of first waters, her first question was,How is it even possible for a biography to be that goodYes,often, it is not possible for a biography to be that good In fact, I am not a fan of the genre at all but maybe, there is something about the Seths that makes them the best biographers memoir writers in the world Maybe they are just born that wayOk Enough gushing over the Seth family Coming to the book and When I told my Mum that any This brilliant autobiography fully deserves all the praise it s got Leila Seth s claim to fame is being the first woman Chief Justice of an Indian state Himachal Pradesh She topped her Bar exams at London she was the fist woman to do that, too Here s a small vignette from the book Leila had just been appointed a Judge in the Delhi High Court she was their first woman judge There was a lot of discussion on how to address her in court Should it My Lady or the usual My Lord She wa This brilliant autobiography fully deserves all the praise it s got Leila Seth s claim to fame is being the first woman Chief Justice of an Indian state Himachal Pradesh She topped her Bar exams at London she was the fist woman to do that, too Here s a small vignette from the book Leila had just been appointed a Judge in the Delhi High Court she was their first woman judge There was a lot of discussion on how to address her in court Should it My Lady or the usual My Lord She was once judging a case along with a male judge She asked a question of a lawyer and he replied, beginning, My Lord The male judge interrupted, saying that the lawyer should address her as My Lady The lawyer, confused and uncomfortable, turned to the male judge and responded to him as My Lord and answered the question as though it had sprung from him I hope that made you laugh Not all of the book, will, though The heartbreaking chapter on Ira is just very, very sad But the book is lovely I loved her des This book is a treat not only for law students but for aspiring, ambitious women of our nation Ex Chief Justice Leila Seth has been an Outlier all her life from being the first woman topper in law from Oxford way back in 1952, the first woman Judge of the Delhi High Court to being the first woman Chief Justice of a High Court in India She has even openly acknowledged the bisexual orientation of her son thereby creating a precedent for candor exhibited by a celebrity and a new platform for the This book is a treat not only for law students but for aspiring, ambitious women of our nation Ex Chief Justice Leila Seth has been an Outlier all her life from being the first woman topper in law from Oxford way back in 1952, the first woman Judge of the Delhi High Court to being the first woman Chief Justice of a High Court in India She has even openly ackno This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here This book is not about Vikram Seth or his homosexuality If you want to knowabout that, it s not in this book This autobiography is about Leila Seth s life Her family, her career, her marriage , 73 years of her lifetime The book is written in easy, clear prose and you learn of this elegant woman, her sensibilities, her morality how she shaped her life managed its challenges I was particularly moved by her revelation of having a child simply to hand over to her brother This book is not about Vikram Seth or his homosexuality If you want to knowabout that, it s not in this book This autobiography is about Leila Seth s life Her family, her career, her marriage , 73 years of her lifetime The book is written in easy, clear prose and you learn of this elegant woman, her sensibilities, her morality how she shaped her life managed its challenges I was particularly moved by her revelation of having a child simply to hand over to her brother wife who desired one after losing three of their own It takes courage, pure affection selflessness to do that for anyone, even your own brother The way she describes her relationships is the triumph of her life The way she is with her parents, siblin Interesting, light read but not an inspirational motivating life to know about If you are looking for insight here on Leila Seth s way into the first Chief Justice of India you will be disappointed The writing mostly consists of Simple, readable, amazing story of an incredible women and her diverse and talented family I don t know how correct or logical it is to review or rate an autobiography In any case, I make no attempt to do so On Balance has been a wonderful read equal parts witty, amusing and honest Though if I have to point out one thing, it would be the book s frequent and unnecessary, if I may nonlinear narratives disrupting an otherwise chronological organization of events.Oh, and if you re reading this, do check out Leila Seth s TEDx talk on women and the law of inheritance Unrelated, but I don t know how correct or logical it is to review or rate an autobiography In any case, I make no attempt to do so On Balance has been a wonderful I won t add to the several excellent reviews of this book here, but only recall a wonderful evening spent with Justice Seth and her wonderful husband and a large group of American seekers who had been led on the Footsteps of the Buddha tour of Northern India by her son Shantum I had been a great fan of her other son Vikram and had enjoyed his talk at the British Library in Singapore when he received the Commonwealth Prize for A Suitable Boy, but it had not occurred to me that it wou


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