Author Chetan Bhagat has written a new book of non-fiction essays, the second by the writer who has penned six novels till now, some of which have been adapted into films.
“Making India Awesome” is set to be released in August, according to his publisher Rupa Publications.
The 41-year-old author’s first book of essays “What Young India wants” was published in August 2012.
“Writers like me need to share common concerns with the population and propose a few deliverables,” Bhagat said about his new book.
“If we understand the issues that confront India, and help others understand them, we will have contributed to our common goal – making India one of the greatest countries on earth. The youth often get confused about national issues. I think the book will help them make sense of what has been happening in India, in a simple manner,” he said.
In his new essays, Bhagat analyses and provides solutions to the country’s most intractable problems-poverty, unemployment, corruption, violence against women, communal violence, religious fundamentalism, illiteracy and more.
Bhagat also took to twitter to announce the launch of the book, which is available for preorders on Amazon.