Akash Kapur is the author of two books and has written for various publications. His first book, India Becoming: A Portrait of Life in Modern India, was published in 2012 by Penguin USA and India. A French edition came out in 2014 from Albin Michel. Auroville: Dream & Reality, his recent book, is an anthology of writings by residents and visitors of Auroville, the cosmopolitan and spiritual community near Pondicherry.
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