Reading India File, by Trevor Fishlock, in preparation for her trip to India. It's a book of essays about contemporary India published in the 1980's. She says it's pretty good. While we were talking, the BART police approached us--her bike had been stolen from the racks inside the station : ( and she had reported it right before I'd started talking to her. She was nice enough not to tell me to go away. (I'm so sorry about your bike.)