Indian columnist nominated for a prestigious award

RestartIndian columnist Mihir Sharma’s Restart: The Last Chance for the Indian Economy has been longlisted for the Financial Times and Mc Kinsey Business Book of the Year Award. Sharma, the only Indian author on the list of 15, is nominated alongside other bestselling titles such as Elon Musk by Ashlee Vance, Misbehaving by Richard Thaler, and Unfinished Business by Anne-Marie Slaughter.

The shortlist will be announced on 22nd September.

In Restart, Mihir S. Sharma shows what can and must change in India’s policies, its administration and even its attitudes. Sharma was born in Delhi and grew up in Chandigarh, Mumbai, Jamshedpur and in Kolkata. He was trained as an economist and a political scientist before dropping out of academia. He now writes and edits opinion for the Business Standard newspaper in New Delhi.