Readers' Review: "The White Tiger" by Aravind Adiga

Readers' Review: "The White Tiger" by Aravind Adiga

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...

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

Deirdre Donahue

Book Critic for "USA Today"

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.

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."

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