Shashi Tharoor

Shashi Tharoor is the bestselling author of twenty-five books, besides being a third-term Member of Parliament for Thiruvananthapuram &  a former Under Secretary-General of the United Nations He has won numerous awards, including the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize and the Crossword Lifetime Achievement Award. He was also awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award in the category of ‘English Non-Fiction’ for his book An Era of Darkness.