Naresh Fernandes is the editor of Scroll.in, a digital daily. He was previously editor-in-chief of Time Out India, and has also worked at The Times of India and the Associated Press in Mumbai, and the Wall Street Journal in New York. His journalism has appeared in the Hindustan Times, the New York Times, India Magazine, Man's World, Outlook Traveller, Seminar, Columbia Journalism Review, Art and Thought, Wespennest, Letras Libres, Transition, Culturefront and Citylimits, among other publications. He is the author of City Adrift: A Short Biography of Bombay and the co-author of Bombay: Then and Now, a photo-led record of the city's historical and contemporary concerns. In 2003 he was the co-editor, along with Jerry Pinto, of Bombay Meri Jaan, an anthology of writing about Bombay. First published in 2012, Taj Mahal Foxtrot was shortlisted for the Economist Crossword Book Award in the non-fiction category and the Tata First Book Award.
Jim Masselos is an honourary reader in history in the School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry at the University of Sydney. He received a doctorate from the Heras Institute of Indian History and Culture, St Xavier's College, University of Bombay. He has written 'Indian Nationalism: An History', co-authored 'Beato's Delhi: 1857-1997', and co-edited 'India: Creating a Modern Nation' and 'Bombay and Mumbai: The City in Transition', among many others. Naresh Fernandes is Editor in Chief of 'Time Out India'. He has previously worked with the 'Times of India' and the 'Associated Press' in Mumbai and with the 'Wall Street Journal' in New York. His writings have appeared in 'The New York Times', 'Suddeutsche Zeitung', 'Transition', 'India Magazine', 'Man's World', the 'Columbia Journalism Review' and the 'National'. He has coedited the anthology 'Bombay Meri Jaan' and is the award winning author of 'Taj Mahal Foxtrot -The Story of Jazz in India'.