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Imagining India: The Idea of a Renewed Nation

Nandan Nilekani, India’s IT icon and co-founder of Infosys, shares pundits’ enthusiasm for India’s breathtaking potential, but intimate knowledge of its daunting challenges tempers his optimism. He is painfully aware that India is also home to the world’s second largest slum and boasts the largest number of illiterate citizens in the world. Nilekani deepens and complicates the American reader’s understanding of India while speaking directly to an Indian audience that will determine whe...