Gurcharan Das

Gurcharan Das is a renowned author, commentator and public intellectual.

Mr. Das 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 theater, 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.

Mr. Das 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, Foreign Affairs and New York Times. He lives with his wife in Delhi.

Kama: The Riddle of Desire (Penguin) is available on Amazon.

As are India Unbound and The Difficulty of Being Good.

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