Akash Kapur

Akash Kapur  is the author of India Becoming: A Portrait of Life in Modern India; and Better to Have Gone: Love, Death, and the Quest for Utopia, which was selected by the New York Times as a Notable Book of 2021 and by the New Statesman as the Book of the Year. Kapur is the former 'Letter from India' columnist for the New York Times and he writes regularly for The New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal, and other publications. He is a Senior Fellow at the GovLab at NYU and a founding member of the academic advisory board for Krea University

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