AKASH KAPUR, Writer and Author

Akash Kapur

Writer and Author, “India Becoming: A Portrait of Life in Modern India”

Akash is the author of “India Becoming”, published by Penguin in 2012. He is the former “Letter from India” columnist for the International Herald Tribune and the New York Times online. He has also written for The Atlantic, The Economist, The New Yorker and The Wall Street Journal. Akash holds a bachelor’s degree from Harvard University (in social Anthropology), and a DPhil (on the use of technology in development) from Nuffield College, Oxford University. He is based in Pondicherry, South India.