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Sudhir Venkatesh

Sudhir Venkatesh is the author of Floating City and Gang Leader for a Day , a New York Times bestseller that received a best book of the year award from The Economist. He has been a Columbia University Professor, a Director of Safety teams at Facebook and Twitter, and a Senior Advisor to the Department of Justice. Venkatesh's writings have appeared in the New York Times , the Chicago Tribune , and The Washington Post . He lives in New York City.