Aravind Adiga is the author of The White Tiger, which won the 2008 Man Booker Prize for fiction. His new novel, Last Man in Tower, was published last year by Knopf.

For many Indians the world is experienced through several different languages, as Aravind Adiga writes here about his own twisting linguistic journeys.

Before he wrote The White Tiger, Aravind Adiga wrote Between the Assassinations, a collection of short stories about life in the fictional city of Kittur. Read an excerpt from one of the stories.

An essay from the author of Between the Assassinations on how he traveled from Brooklyn back to his hometown of Mangalore, and discovered an India he never knew existed.

A few months ago, Ramin Bahrani was the best director you'd never heard of. Then, writes Daily Beast columnist Aravind Adiga, he made Goodbye, Solo and the world caught on.

Elections in the world's largest democracy involve not one, not two, but four members of the Gandhi political dynasty. Aravind Adiga, bestselling author of The White Tiger, on the Kennedys of India.