With wit and wisdom

Teaching a Horse to Sing: Tales of Uncommon Sense from India and Elsewhere by Delshad Karanjia. Published in 2021 by Aleph Book Company, 7/16 Ansari Road, Daryaganj, New Delhi 110002. Pp: xvii + 346.  Price: Rs 699. Teaching a Horse to Sing is a delightful collection of stories and fables retold by Delshad Karanjia (pictured). She brings to life the stories which we have heard in our childhood, the wit of Mullah Nasruddin, the quick repartee of Birbal, anecdotes about Vikram and Vetal on how justice is meted, amongst many others selected from the world at large. Though Karanjia has had a......

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