With engaging first-hand accounts she explores gleaming technology hubs, visits space centres and labs researching GM crops...you do get a vivid impression of a nation emerging as a scientific contender.
'Saini has a genuine talent for describing science'.
'Eye-opening, warmhearted and cliché-free, her book gives Indians' minds the respect so often and so easily given to their spirit'.
GEEK NATION's emphasis on personalities and places provides an engaging introduction for those who want deeper understanding than facts and figures alone can provide.
'Saini's vivid portrait of hi-tech India reveals a country in a hurry'.
'Those who want to understand how India is shaping up as a scientific superpower will find it a worthwhile and engaging read'.
This is an engaging and eye-opening exploration of a subject that traditionally we rely on clichés to understand, providing a much more informed and effective understanding of the progress of Indian technology. Recommended.
Saini has produced an eye-opening survey of scientists in today's India...Engagingly written and remarkably objective, Geek Nation shatters many myths while not discouraging guarded optimism
Many entertaining and informative stories.