“My Reminiscences” is Rabindranath Tagore’s 1917 memoir written just before he embarked on a trip to Europe and America in 1912 due to his bad health. Rabindranath Tagore FRAS (1861–1941) was a Bengali writer, poet, painter, and composer who is credited with reshaping Bengali and Indian art through Contextual Modernism in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. In 1913 he became the first non-European winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature. “My Reminiscences” offers a unique insight into the life and mind of this amazing polyglot who single-handedly changed the face of literature, art and music on the Indian subcontinent. Contents include: “Teaching Begins”, “Within and Without”, “Servocracy”, “The Normal School”, “Versification”, “Various Learning”, “My First Outing”, “Practising Poetry”, “Srikantha Babu”, “Our Bengali Course Ends”, etc. Other notable works by this author include “The Fatal Hunt” (1882) and “The Play of Illusions” (1888). Read & Co. Books proudly republishing this classic autobiography now in a new edition complete with a specially-commissioned new biography of the author.