ISBN 9780143423317,India Becoming: A Journey through a Changing Landscape

India Becoming: A Journey through a Changing Landscape



Penguin India Publication

Publication Year 2014

ISBN 9780143423317

ISBN-10 0143423312

Paper Back

Number of Pages 280 Pages
Language (English)

Indian Writing

India has changed dramatically in recent years, but what does all this change mean for the lives of ordinary Indians? In this gripping and often moving book, Akash Kapur follows a handful of men and women in the villages and small towns of South India as they confront the ups and downs of life in a nation in transition.
About the Author: Akash Kapur
Akash Kapur has written for various publications, including the Economist, the New Yorker, the New York Times, Granta, the Statesman (New Delhi) and Outlook. He is the former Letter from India columnist for the International Herald Tribune. This is his first book. Akash holds a BA in social anthropology from Harvard University and a doctorate in law from Oxford University, which he attended as a Rhodes Scholar. Akash lives with his wife and two children outside Pondicherry, where he also grew up. To know more, visit his site at