Minakshi Chaudhry’s cancer story out in her latest book

Shimla : Sunshine : My Encounter With Cancer , is the latest book of Minakshi Chaudhry describing her struggle and eventual triumph over breast cancer , the author told the Hill Post , Sunday .

A deeply personal account of her struggle the author captures the intense experience of her journey to recovery through numerous diary entries and notes .

Minakshi Chaudhry

The Shimla based author says she invites the reader to witness her darkest moments and yet emerge hopeful .

The book was released Monday in Shimla by the Himachal chief minister P.K.Dhumal. Published by Rupa and priced at Rs 195 the proceeds from the book will be used for the cause of preventing and curing cancer through SEWA trust , Shimla .

This is Minakshi’s tenth book . Her books include Ghost stories of Shimla hills , Love stories of Shimla hills , Whispering Deodars , Writings from Shimla hills among others .

In a 20 year career published widely. He has worked for the BBC, AFP, The Statesman, IANS and the Business Standard . Known for his hard hitting writing and occasional off-beat stories. He lives in Shimla.

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3 Comments

  1. says: Chandni Jaswal

    This is a great book and a must read for all those who at some point of their life felt that life has brought them onto their knees. It describes a unique passion to challenge life at it’s most demanding moment. A book about courage, strength and will power teaching a valuable lesson of life- NEVER GIVE UP!!

    Hope the book does really well.

  2. says: DR.D.K.ARORA

    Igot the reference of this book through my wife cousin,My wife HEMLATA had an attack of VERTIGO in D.A.V.SCHOOL MANDI ONM.R.I diagnosed PITUTARY ADENOMA &operated at P.G.I. CHANDIGARH on 19th july2012.by prof ashok gupta .Surgery was successful. But on24thsept, she complained of distension of abdomen,gynaecologist of mandiDR. MOLSHREE LATA checked her &advised ULTRASOUND ABDOMEN.WHICH REVEALED fluid in abdomen, taping of fluid done revealed cancer cells. We rushed to P.G.I. surgeon refered to gynaecologist she examined the case ,advised 6,CHEMO FOLLOWED BY SURGERY.During chemo we expierienced good & bitter expirence.but ur book inspired mey WIFE too much.She gave refernce of this book to her PRINCIPAL when he came to our home He immediately placed the order to have this for SCHOOL library

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