The Way Things Were
Pan Macmillan India 2015
Aatish Taseer takes us on a epic journey through time. He combines certain key historical events that have shaped our nation with the lives of his characters. The other background is Sanskrit, the language that we hold dear as part of our heritage. The title itself is a translation of itihasa: history, or literally, the way things were.
And the added attraction of the copy that I read was that it came with the author's signature: