India's Biggest English Author: I Write About an India That the West Is Not Interested In

July 17, 2014 4:46 PM

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India's Biggest English Author: I Write About an India That the West Is Not Interested In

Chetan Bhagat, a 39-year-old author in India, has been phenomenally successful, with six English books selling 7 million copies and four adapted into successful Bollywood movies. And yet, many in the West don't know who he is.

Indian society discriminates between the good English speakers and the not-so-good ones. English is the new caste system, complete with levels of proficiency translating to various levels to elitism.

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