A Manifesto for Reform

A Manifesto for Reform

IMAGINING INDIA: THE IDEA OF A RENEWED NATION by Nandan Nilekani. Penguin Press HC. $29.95. Hardcover. 528 pages. In 2007, Ramachandra Guha wrote India After Gandhi, a history of the world’s largest democracy. In 750 pages, he summarized Indian history which, in...
Screenplay of a Bollywood Blockbuster

Screenplay of a Bollywood Blockbuster

SIX SUSPECTS by Vikas Swarup. Minotaur Books. July 2009. Hardcover. 480 pages. $16.49. What would be the essential ingredients of a modern day screenplay of a Bollywood blockbuster? A murder mystery with recursive double-crossing twists-and-turns set in the maximum...