India Calling: Anand Giridharadas
Anand Giridharadas grew up in suburban Cleveland and like so many immigrants his family's annual visits to India were pilgrimages to an idealized "home." When Giridharadas, as an adult, decided to make the trip in reverse, he discovered a country not only rushing headlong into modernity but also reconciling to ancient traditions in surprising ways. Hired as the first Bombay-based correspondent in modern times for the International Herald Tribune, he traveled the country meeting individuals whose stories fill the pages of India Calling: An Intimate Portrait of a Nation's Remaking.
In conversation with Sree Sreenivasan, Dean of Student Affairs and Digital Media Professor, Columbia School of Journalism; contributing editor, DNAinfo.com.
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