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Tuesday, May 28, 2013

First Insight Corporation CEO Nitin Rai shares what he's reading.

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Killing Pablo By Mark Bowden

“This is an interesting chronicle of the life and assassination of Pablo Escobar, the most infamous leader of the Colombia drug cartel in the 1980s and ’90s, and the heroic efforts of the U.S. Government in disrupting the drug wars.”

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Great Soul By Joseph Lelyveld

“This is the story of Mahatma Gandhi and his life struggle to bring freedom to India and his early fight to end racial segregation in South Africa. That propelled him to go back to India and get India’s freedom from the British in 1947.”

 

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