Ruchir Gupta

Author, traveler, family man, foodie.

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What’s your greatest fear?


What is your greatest achievement?

Writing this book.

High point of your life?

Birth of my child.

Low point of your life

Medical school.

Which living person do you most admire?

Dali Lama.

Who is your favorite fictional hero?

Black Panther.

Who is your favorite fictional villain?


Who are your favorite authors?

Ken Follett.

What are your 5 favorite books of all time?

Night, Fall Of Giants, Pillars Of The Earth, Feast Of Roses, Nectar In A Sieve.

Is there a book you love to reread?

Fall Of Giants.

What are your 5 favorite movies of all time?

Gone With The Wind, Godfather, Usual Suspects, It's A Beautiful Life, Charlotte's Web.

One Superpower you wish you had?

Ability to travel in time.

Your epitaph would read? /Last line in your biography would be?

He was a good man.

If you had a time machine to take you back to any country and any time period, where would you choose to be for your childhood, adolosent , adult life and silver years?


If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?


Which book you wish you had written ?

Nectar In A Sieve.

When and where do you write ?

In my home at night.

Silence or music?


One phrase that you use most often?

Don't make great the enemy of good.

Do you have a writing ritual / superstition?


What’s your guilty reading pleasure?


Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?

Just keep writing.

Ruchir Gupta is a graduate of Upstate Medical University and currently lives in Long Island, NY with his wife and two children. He has written several books on anesthesiology and is a practicing anesthesiologist. His interests include reading, blogging, traveling, and learning about history. His debut novel, Mistress of the Throne, has sold thousands of copies worldwide. The Hidden One is second in this series.

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