An ambassador of Indian literature: Vikas Swarup at the Festival du Livre de Paris

When his debut novel "Q&A" became the film sensation "Slumdog Millionaire", Vikas Swarup’s day job as a diplomat became a lot busier. The author joins us to talk about the rich diversity of Indian literature, why Mumbai – a city of celluloid dreams and dramatic contrast – is the perfect literary setting and how storytelling is a gateway to true and empathetic diplomacy.