In this book the author has written about the women and men in his life. He narrated each incident he had about tem as each chapter. He divided this book into two parts, women and men. In the first part, Devyani Chaubal, Sadia Delavi, Indrani Aikath Gyaltsen, Ghayoorunnissa afeez, Anees Jung, Darma Kumar, Nirmala Matthan, Kamna Prasad, Prema Subramaniam, Amrita Shergil, Reeta devi Varma and the beggar maid were included. In the second part Chetan Anand, Ramesh Chander, Balwant Gargi, Inder Ssain Johar, Gopal Das Khosla, Prem Kirpal, Pratap lal, A.G Noorani were included.
Khushwant Singh sincerely expressed his feelings about them in this book. He also indicated his true experince with them. He tells us that these people had a good role in his life both directly and indirectly.
This book help us to know different people with different attitude. This book also show us moral from many people's life. The author has taken good effort to cherish his memories through this book.