'Making India Awesome: New Essays and Columns’ by renowned Indian author Chetan Bhagat is a book that showers light on India’s most obstinate snags—unemployment, violence, poverty, discrimination against women, religious fundamentalism, illiteracy and communal violence.
This is the first time Chetan Bhagat, renowned for writing non-fiction books based on the lives of Indian youth, has tried his hand at writing non-fictional contents with 'Making India Awesome’ being a collection of essays that discusses some of the most prevalent problems prevailing in India.
Starting with a note on his journey, the book is strategically divided into four parts i.e., Our Society, Politics, Our Youth and Two stories. Written using simple language and concept, the book aims to make the readers understand the most complex problems that the nation is facing today.
Giving practical suggestion on how to solve the problem, Bhagat also give suggestions on how the youth of India can give their bit in solving these problems.
Sixth book in a row, it is all about Chetan Bhagat’s take on Indian Society, culture and, most importantly, on politics.
Chetan Bhagat is the author of eleven blockbuster books. These include eight novels—Five Point Someone (2004), One Night @ the Call Center (2005), The 3 Mistakes of My Life (2008), 2 States (2009), Revolution 2020 (2011), Half Girlfriend (2014), One Indian Girl (2016) and The Girl in Room 105 (2018)—and the non-fiction titles What Young India Wants (2012), Making India Awesome (2015) and India Positive (2019). Several of his novels have been adapted into successful Bollywood films.
The New York Times called him the ‘the biggest-selling English language novelist in India’s history’. Time named him amongst the ‘100 most influential people in the world’, and Fast Company, USA, listed him as one of the world’s ‘100 most creative people in business’.
Chetan writes columns for leading English and Hindi newspapers, focusing on youth and national development issues. He is also a motivational speaker and screenplay writer.