Jul 29, 2014 — Chris Leslie-Hynan's debut novel follows a white grad student who's a chauffeur to a black basketball player. It references The Great Gatsby often with fresh takes on race, manhood and meritocracy.
Oct 3, 2011 — India has catapulted to the world stage. Yet for its meteoric economic rise, it remains beset by social problems. NPR editor Miranda Kennedy recommends three books that don't shy from what she sees as the most contentious Indian issue: the caste system.
Jul 15, 2011 — NPR coverage of The White Tiger: A Novel by Aravind Adiga. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
May 17, 2008 — In his debut novel, Aravind Adiga exposes India's social and economic divides through the eyes of an ambitious killer who works India's corrupt system to get to the top.