"Aravind Adiga, winner of the Man Booker Prize for "The White Tiger," brings readers another look at an India at once simple and complex, as old as time and brand new. . . . Adiga has written the story of a New India; one rife with greed and opportunism, underpinned by the daily struggle of millions in the lower classes. This funny and poignant story is multidimensional, layered with many engaging stories and characters, with Masterji as the hero. He is neither Gandhi nor Christ but an unmistakable, irresistible symbol of integrity and quiet perseverance."
--Valerie Ryan, "The Seattle Times "(September 30, 2011)
"It sounds far too clinical to say that Aravind Adiga writes about the human condition. He does, but, like any good novelist, Adiga's story lingers because it nestles in the heart and the head. In "Last Man in Tower," his new novel about the perils of gentrification in a Mumbai neighborhood, the plot turns on a developer's generous offer to convince apartment residenshow more