"I just wanted to tell the story I wanted to tell — as uncompromisingly as I could," says the author of a savage new novel about India's underclass. Appearing at Asia Society New York this Thursday, October 4.
Climate change, one of most pressing global problems of our time, has been reduced to a punch line — right when high temperatures, reduced rainfall, and drought have pushed the cost of maize and soybeans to record highs.
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