Diane invites listeners to join a discussion of the book which received this year’s Mann Booker Prize. The judges said it was chosen because it shocked and entertained them in equal measure. “The White Tiger” is a darkly humorous novel about a man’s journey from Indian village life to entrepreneurial success.

Guests

  • Arvind Subramanian a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics and at the Center for Global Development. He is the author of "India's Turn: Understanding the Economic Transformation."
  • Elaine Showalter Professor Emerita of English at Princeton University, author or editor of 18 books, and Chair of the 2007 International Man Booker Prize Committee.
  • Deirdre Donahue Book Critic for "USA Today"

Related Links

Topics + Tags

Comments

comments powered by Disqus
Most Recent Shows

Friday News Roundup – International

Friday, Jul 22 2016Turkey declares a state of emergency and arrests thousands after a failed coup. Donald Trump suggests he'd put conditions on protecting NATO allies. And Russia loses an appeal in a sports doping case. A panel of journalists joins guest host Frank Sesno for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Friday News Roundup – Domestic

Friday, Jul 22 2016The Republican National Convention ends with a divided GOP. Hillary Clinton prepares to select her running mate. And Roger Ailes resigns from Fox News over sexual harassment allegations. A panel of journalists joins guest host Frank Sesno for analysis of the week's top international news stories.