Shashi Tharoor(2023)

Shashi Tharoor, a third-term Member of Parliament for Thiruvananthapuram, is the bestselling author of twenty-four books, both fiction and non-fiction, besides being a former Under Secretary-General of the United Nations and a former Minister of State for Human Resource Development and for External Affairs in the Government of India. He has won numerous awards, including the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman, a Commonwealth Writers’ Prize and the Crossword Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2019, Tharoor was also awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award in the category of ‘English Non-Fiction’ for his book An Era of Darkness. He chairs Parliament’s Standing Committee on Chemicals and Fertilisers and has previously chaired the Standing Committee on External Affairs and the Committee on Information Technology.

Shashi Tharoor, diputado por Thiruvananthapuram, Sur de India, en su tercer mandato, es un aclamado autor de veinticuatro libros, tanto de ficción como de no ficción, además de ex Subsecretario General de las Naciones Unidas y ex Secretario de Estado de Desarrollo de Recursos Humanos y de Asuntos Exteriores del Gobierno de la India. Ha ganado numerosos premios, entre ellos el Pravasi Bharatiya Samman, el Commonwealth Writers' Prize y el Crossword Lifetime Achievement Award. En 2019, Tharoor también fue galardonado con el Premio Sahitya Akademi (Academia de las Letras de la India) en la categoría de "No ficción en inglés" por su libro An Era of Darkness.