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Akash Kapur

Akash Kapur appears in the following:

A Look At India's New Leader, Through The Lens Of Literature

Friday, May 23, 2014

Narendra Modi is a Hindu nationalist and political outsider who won India's election in a landslide. To understand India's political history, author Akash Kapur recommends a book by V.S. Naipaul.

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A Portrait of Life in Modern India

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Akash Kapur, the child of an Indian father and an American mother, spent his formative years in India and his young adulthood in the United States. He talks about moving to India permanently in 2003 to watch the country’s growth and modernization first-hand. In his new book, India Becoming: A Portrait of Life in Modern India, he describes the complex and often contradictory country that he found.

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