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User Review  - dele2451 - LibraryThing

Up close and personal account of modern-day India provided by an India-born, Harvard & Oxford educated family man. Kapur returns to his native land after working in New York and starts examining the ... Read full review

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User Review  - skf - LibraryThing

Quick view: If you are interested in India Today, you will enjoy this book in which you will meet some people who are working their way through the enigma that India is. A land where modernity and the ... Read full review

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User Review  - bruce_krafft - LibraryThing

What price progress? [India Becoming] is not one mans story about life in India; it is stories from some of the people that the author has met in search of what is happening in India. How life is ... Read full review

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User Review  - jeanie1 - LibraryThing

The saying "You can never go home' is reinforced in this book. The author returns to India, the land of his birth, to find the neighborhoods he remembered as a child have changed or simply disappeared ... Read full review

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User Review  - acornell - LibraryThing

Akash Kapur was raised in Southern India near Chennai, leaves for the West for many years, and then returns with his family to live and work. He has written a memoir/literary journal/portrait of the ... Read full review

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User Review  - matamgirl - LibraryThing

I really liked this. I have never been to India but I grew up outside of the country I am from and it is interesting to return to the country that I grew up in as an adult. Although I must say that ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jcambridge - LibraryThing

While a very readable book, I did not find it particularly thought-provoking. Those who have spent time in India over the past several decades are most likely to find it of interest -- those who know ... Read full review

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User Review  - kidzdoc - LibraryThing

Akash Kapur is a prolific writer who has written for several of the world's leading publications, including The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Economist and Granta. He was born in India, was ... Read full review

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User Review  - bezoar44 - LibraryThing

In India Becoming, Akash Kapur uses the extended personal essay format to explore ways globalization is shaping people's lives and social relationships in south India. He focuses tightly on fewer than ... Read full review


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