Chandrahas Choudhury grew up in Bombay and his native Odisha, was educated at the Universities of Delhi and Cambridge, and now lives in Delhi. He writes a weekly column on Indian politics, society and literature for Bloomberg View
. Choudhury’s essays and book reviews have appeared in The National
, The Wall Street Journal
, Foreign Policy
, and The New York Times
, and he is the editor of the anthology of Indian fiction India: A Traveller’s Literary Companion
, published by Whereabouts Press and with a foreword by Anita Desai.