Gurcharan Das - Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF)


Gurcharan Das is a renowned author, commentator, and public intellectual. He is the author of two best sellers, India Unbound and The Difficulty of Being Good, which are volumes one and two of a trilogy on life’s goals. His latest book, Kama: A Riddle of Desire is the third. His other literary works include a novel, A Fine Family, a collection of plays for the theatre, Three Plays, and a book of essays, The Elephant Paradigm. His last book, India Grows at Night was on the FT’s best books for 2013. He is general editor for Penguin’s multi-volume ‘Story of Indian Business.’ He studied philosophy at Harvard University and was CEO, Procter & Gamble India before he became a full time writer. He writes a regular column for six Indian newspapers, including The Times of India and occasional pieces for The Financial Times and Foreign Affairs and New York Times.