Computer code has changed the world. But is it beautiful? That's the question at the heart of Vikram Chandra's first non-fiction book, "Geek Sublime." Best known as a novelist and UC Berkeley English professor, Chandra is also a computer programmer. We'll talk with him about the links between literary theory, aesthetics and the craft of writing code.
Novelist and Programmer Vikram Chandra Sees the Beauty in Code
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Vikram Chandra, professor of creative writing at UC Berkeley and author of "Geek Sublime," and of novels including "Sacred Games"