Shimla : One of Indiaâ€™s most well known editors Vinod Mehta has just finished writing his memoirs.The book is expected to be published in October.
â€œThe book will be published by penguin and is likely to be titled â€˜Lucknow Boyâ€™,â€ Mehta told me in an exclusive chat here late Thursday.
He began his career as editor Debonair in 1974.He later edited the Sunday Observor, Bombay, Indian Post ,The Pioneer.He has been editor-in-chief Outlook magazine for almost 15 years.
His other books include Mr Editor how close are you to the PM ?,The Sanjay Story,Bombay: A Private View and Meena Kumari.
Born in Rawalpindi, Mehta attended La Martinere school Lucknow and university there.
Mehta was in Shimla after a gap of 15 years,this time to attend the Whitmarsh Knight lecture on media organised by Bishop Cotton School(BCS) on its 152 founders day.BCS is one of Indiaâ€™s oldest public schools.