Search Results: "Akash Kapur"


BOOK REVIEW

INDIA BECOMING by Akash Kapur
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 15, 2012

"An honest, conflicted glimpse of a country 'still sorting through the contradictions of a rapid, and inevitably messy, transformation.'"
Lively, anecdotal look at the people who have been vastly changed by the entrepreneurial explosion in India. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 22, 1992

"A skillful and captivating account."
How the freedom movements in black America and India joined hands before the birth of Martin Luther King, Jr., and marched together into the heart of the 20th century. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE PRIVATE LIFE OF MRS. SHARMA by Ratika Kapur
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 13, 2016

"Even as cultural products can feel increasingly generic in our technologically advanced global marketplace, Kapur (Overwinter, 2012) proves that a gifted writer can still powerfully capture a complex voice from a singular place and time."
In contradictory modern India, an urban woman's private confession becomes a portrait, and perhaps an indictment, of 21st-century globalism. Read full book review >