Anand Giridharadas is a writer. He is the author of Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World (Knopf, 2018), The True American: Murder and Mercy in Texas (Fourth Estate, 2014), and India Calling: An Intimate Portrait of a Nation’s Remaking (HarperCollins India, 2011). A former foreign correspondent and columnist for the New York Times for more than a decade, he has also written for the Atlantic, the New Yorker, and Time, and he is the publisher of the popular newsletter The.Ink.
At Radcliffe, Giridharadas is undertaking a new project about democracy in America.
Giridharadas has spoken on stages around the world and taught narrative journalism at New York University. He is a regular on-air political analyst for MSNBC. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, he was raised there; in Paris, France; and in Maryland and educated at the University of Michigan, the University of Oxford, and Harvard University. His writing has been honored by the Poynter Fellowship in Journalism at Yale University, the Porchlight Business Book of the Year award, the Outstanding Lifetime Achievement Award in Cultural Humanism from Harvard, and the New York Public Library’s Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism.
How to Protect Democracy? Don’t Give Up on Your Neighbor. (Harvard Gazette, 10/17/22)