Gurcharan Das is a commentator and public intellectual. He is the author of a number of best-selling non-fiction works, The Difficulty of Being Good, India Unbound, and India Grows at Night. His latest is Kama: The Riddle of Desire. He has also written a novel, A Fine Family, and an anthology, Three Plays. He writes a regular column for the Times of India and six Indian language newspapers and occasionally for the Financial Times, the New York Times and others. He studied philosophy at Harvard and was CEO of Procter & Gamble India before he became a full-time writer. He is general editor for Penguin’s 15-volume ‘Story of Indian Business’.