This week's book of the week is Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi and His Struggle with India. It's by Joseph Lelyved, the former editor of the New York Times.
It's not a conventional biography. It tells the story of a how a young Indian lawyer went to South Africa politically inactive and was transformed into this great leader of a mass nonviolent resistance movement.
How did Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi become Mahatma Gandhi?
A fascinating story.