The Caravan Book of Profiles

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Written by Pankaj Mishra
Edited by Supriya Nair

9780143428152 | PB | pp. 467 | 2016 | Penguin Books

Whether it is getting the scoop on insider influence or anointing game changers, Caravan has made a place for itself in the minds of readers in India and beyond, winning countless awards and accolades and showcasing the finest writers and thinkers in long-form journalism. Thirteen definitive profiles of our agents of change are presented in this volume.

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Whether it is getting the scoop on insider influence or anointing game changers, Caravan has made a place for itself in the minds of readers in India and beyond, winning countless awards and accolades and showcasing the finest writers and thinkers in long-form journalism. Thirteen definitive profiles of our agents of change are presented in this volume, with new insight from their authors on their place in contemporary Indian history: Praveen Donthi on finance minister Arun Jaitley; Leena Reghunath on Swami Aseemanand; Krishn Kaushik on former Attorney-General Goolam Vahanvati; Mira Sethi on Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif; Deepak Adhikari on Nepal Prime Minister Prachanda; Mark Bergen on Raghuram Rajan; Samanth Subramanian on Sameer Jain; Mehboob Jeelani on Ponty Chadha; Rahul Bhatia on N. Srinivasan; T.M. Krishna on musician M.S. Subbulakshmi; Ali Sethi on Farida Khanum; Baradwaj Rangan on Vikram; and Vinod K. Jose on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
In this invaluable collection, the pioneering journal presents a valuable and far-reaching record of our times for readers, citizens and students of journalism alike.

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Author:

Written by Pankaj Mishra
Edited by Supriya Nair

ISBN:

9780143428152

Binding:

Paperback

Pages:

467

Year of Publication:

2016

Publisher:

Penguin Books

Edition:

First

Condition:

New

Country of Origin:

India

About the Author

Pankaj Mishra is an Indian essayist and novelist. Mishra writes literary and political essays for the New York Times, the New York Review of Books, The Guardian, and the London Review of Books among other American, British and Indian publications. His latest book, A Great Clamour: Encounters with China and Its Neighbours, was published this September.

Supriya Nair is an editor at Brown Paper Bag, and the former associate editor at the Caravan. She lives in Mumbai.

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