Shashi Tharoor Speaker at JLF@Houston 2018

Shashi Tharoor is an award-winning author of 17 books of fiction and non-fiction, including The Great Indian Novel, Inglorious Empire, and the recently published, Why I Am A Hindu. A second-term Member of Parliament representing Thiruvananthapuram, and Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on External Affairs, Dr. Tharoor has served as Minister of State for Human Resource Development and for External Affairs in the Government of India.