Do check out Siddharth Varadarajan's review of Thomas Friedman's book -- 'The World is Flat'. This appeared in today's Hindu Book Review. Perhaps a better place to read this review is Siddharth Varadarajan's blog as the links he has enabled there are extremely useful and informative. Here's the permalink to the blog post. An excellent piece.
In a lighter vein, I found the following sentence from the review pretty hilarious: "And workers in Indian call centres have names like Jerry and get to pretend they're from Kansas." Can you guess why?
Update (August 3): Veena has a post on the same topic which has a few more interesting links:
A couple of months ago, I picked up 'The World is flat' at the neighborhood Borders and attempted to read it. The book soon earned the distinction of being the only book that I have returned to any store ever.