Gurcharan Das is a well known author, commentator and public intellectual. He is the author of the much acclaimed The Difficulty of Being Good, and the international bestseller India Unbound, which has been translated into many languages and filmed by the BBC. His other works include the novel, A Fine Family; a book of essays, The Elephant Paradigm; and an anthology, Three Plays, consisting of Larins Sahib, Mira and 9 Jakhoo Hill.
Gurcharan Das writes a regular column for a number of Indian newspapers including the Times of India and occasional guest columns for Newsweek, Wall Street Journal and Foreign Affairs.
Gurcharan Das graduated from Harvard University and was CEO of Procter & Gamble India before he took early retirement to become a full time writer. He lives in Delhi.