THE AUTHORS

Photograph by: Abhishek Chatterjee

 

Devapriya Roy has degrees in English Literature and Performance Studies from Presidency College, Calcutta, and Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, where she worked towards a PhD on the Natyashastra for a very very long time. She is the author of two popular novels – The Vague Woman’s Handbook (2011) and The Weight Loss Club (2013). Once upon a time, she was the Keo Karpin girl. She writes a bookish column for scroll.in and runs a blog on TOI called ‘Nine Rasas’. 

Saurav Jha is trained in economics from Presidency College, Calcutta, and Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He is a commentator on energy, security and geopolitics, contributes regularly to World Politics Review and The Diplomat, and has written for several national and international media. He published The Upside Down Book of Nuclear Power in 2010 and his second book, Growth Is Dead! Long Live Growth! is scheduled for later in 2015.  He runs the popular blog ‘Geek at Large’ on security, defence, policy and other geeky matters at IBNLive. 

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