Lexington Community Education presents: An Evening with Anand Giridharadas, Author of India Calling
Presented by Lexington Community Education
May 19, 2011
Anand Giridharadas' first book, India Calling: An Intimate Portrait of a Nation's Remaking is a work of narrative nonfiction about his return to the India that his parents left. He writes the "Currents" column for the New York Times and its global edition, the International Herald Tribune; exploring fresh ideas, global culture and the social meaning of technology, among other subjects. In 2009, he completed a four-and-a-half year tour reporting from India for The Times and The Herald Tribune, as their first Bombay presence in the modern era. He was appointed a columnist in 2008, writing the "Letter from India" series. He appears on television and the radio in the United States and internationally, incluing on NPR, CNN and CBC Radio, for both of which he serves as an analyst. He has lectured at Harvard, Brown, the University of Michigan, the Sydney Opera House, the United Nations, the International Development Research Centre, Google and the Young Presidents Organization as well as been a panelist and moderator at conferences organized by the Herald Tribune and the Asia Society among others. He has been honored by the Society of Publishers in Asia for opinion writing, by the South Asian Journalists Association for business reportage, and by the Indo-American Society for promoting cross-cultural understanding LCE is pleased to welcome him to speak about his life story and latest thoughts on the world's largest democracy, India.
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