Anand Giridharadas NPR coverage of Anand Giridharadas: News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
NPR logo Anand Giridharadas

Anand Giridharadas

Books by Anand Giridharadas

NPR stories about Anand Giridharadas

Ford Foundation President Darren Walker, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative co-founder Priscilla Chan and Goldman Sachs Foundation President Dina Powell speak during the Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit in 2016 in San Francisco. Mike Windle/Getty Images for Vanity Fair hide caption

toggle caption
Mike Windle/Getty Images for Vanity Fair

Generous Giving Or Phony Philanthropy? A Critique Of Well-Meaning 'Winners'

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/642688220/642871641" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Lots of colleges have these reading programs; some are just for freshmen, and for others, the entire campus or local community joins in. The idea is that books will stir discussion — and unite a class or campus around a topic. Photo Illustration by Ruby Wallau/NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Photo Illustration by Ruby Wallau/NPR
W.W. Norton

Post-Sept. 11 Hate Crime Reveals A 'Hurting' America

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/309747693/309747694" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

The sun sets over a stretch of the skyline in Mumbai, India, where writer Anand Giridharadas worked as a management consultant after he graduated from college. "I grew up with only a faint idea that another country was also somehow mine," Giridharadas writes of his upbringing in America. "My notion of it was never based on India's history or traditions, its long civilizational parade; it was a first-generation idea of a place in our shared past, nostalgically shared but blessedly past." Gautam Singh/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Gautam Singh/AP