Here's what Satbir Singh, chief creative officer, Euro RSCG India, had to say when we asked him what books have got his attention at the moment:
"I don't multitask my reading and usually like to finish a book at a go. However, schedule makes that a bit of a task nowadays. I now pick up several books together and many of them remain unread for months.
Here, then, are a few on my bedside table. They will be all be read one day. I think.
'He knew the woman he loved had poisoned her first husband. He knew someone was blackmailing her- and now he knew she had taken her own life with a drug overdose.'
Would you like to guess? The writer's outsold apparently only by the Bible and Shakespeare.
Last week, I picked up The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie for old time's sake. Few things make you as nostalgic as revisiting your school/college reading habits.
'Very good, sir.'
I am always re-re-reading PGW. For me, a Wodehouse book is not quite a book as much as it is a DIY mood-uplifter. There's always one within a stretched-arm-yawn's reach. It keeps, to quote you-know-who, the old lemon throbbing fiercely.
'I pay them to make women envious.'
That's Coco Chanel talking about the role of fashion models. I picked up Colin McDowell's Fashion Today (Phaidon) seeing some outstanding era-defining photographs from the world of fashion. It follows the evolution of fashion beginning with Christian Dior's 1947 collection. It also comes in a massive gym-substituting size so you feel significantly pumped-up biceps after a ten-minute leaf-through.
Over time, while I no longer feel the need to read a book as much as, say, eating or drinking, I cannot live without my monthly dose of GQ (UK edition), Wallpaper, India Today, Outlook, Elle, Harpers.
I also regularly read Noddy and other kiddy books aloud to our 3-year-old son at bedtime!"