Columbia University, where I went to study in 1993, insisted its undergraduates learn a foreign language, so I discovered French.
Other quotes by Aravind Adiga
It has always been very difficult for writers to survive commercially in India because the market was so small. But that's not true at all any more. It's one of the world's fastest growing and most vibrant markets for books, especially in English.
At a time when India is going through great changes and, with China, is likely to inherit the world from the West, it is important that writers like me try to highlight the brutal injustices of society.