Who let the Dork Out by Sidin Vadukut

Category: Fiction
Publisher: Penguin Random House India

With just 12 months to go before the 2010 Allied Victory Games in New Delhi, there is pandemonium at the Ministry for Urban Regeneration and Public Sculpture. Specially appointed by the prime minister to oversee preparations for the Games, the ministry now find themsleves in the centre of a media shit storm.

Preparations are months behind schedule – they had completely forgotten about Taekwondo – and the minister Badrikedar Laxmanrao Dahake  not only has to deal with an irate PM  but also with, high intrigue in the Lok Sabha, fiendish investigative journalists, and a relentless BBC reporter who insists on interviewing him live in English. Dahake is about to resign when he runs into an unlikely saviour: master strategist, media expert, and international financial wizard Robin ‘Einstein’ Varghese, currently running the Delhi Lederman office.