Pratap Bhanu Mehta, Political Scientist, Philosopher

"This book is a triple treat. It provides a subtle reading of episodes in the Mahabharata. It uses those readings to raise consistently provocative questions about the character of dharma. And it addresses important questions about the character of our ethical lives. It wears its learning lightly, prompting one to think, and hence it is a pleasure and a provocation."

- Pratap Bhanu Mehta, political scientist and president, Centre for Policy Research, Delhi, writes about The Difficulty of Being Good