• Indrajit Hazra is a novelist and journalist. His novels The Burnt Forehead of Max Saul (2000), The Garden of Earthly Delights (2003) and The Bioscope Man (2008) have been described by critics as "stamped by trenchant black humour" and "[original prose with] mad images hyperlinked to other mad images", one reviewer stating that "few (Bengali) writers writing in English are able to capture that sense of decay and temper it with that quintessential Bengali humour the way Hazra can". He is also the author of Grand Delusions: A Short Biography of Kolkata (2012). He is a columnist for The Economic Times where he writes 'Red Herring' every alternate Mondays. He lives in New Delhi and has been at it trying to finish his latest book that involves missing children and (a sort of) time travel. He blogs on

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Get our latest book recommendations, author news right to your inbox