Sudeep Chakravarti is an award-winning author of bestselling works of narrative non-fiction. His latest book is Plassey: The Battle that Changed the Course of Indian History. His other notable non-fiction works include The Bengalis: A Portrait of Community (shortlisted for The Hindu Prize, and Tata Literature Live! Award), Red Sun: Travels in Naxalite Country (shortlisted for the Crossword award), Highway 39, and Clear.Hold.Build (winner of the Prize for Excellence at Asian Publishing Awards). He has written three critically acclaimed novels (Tin Fish, The Avenue of Kings, and The Baptism of Tony Calangute) and short stories and works of non-fiction for several collections. His work has been translated into various languages including Bengali, Hindi, Tamil, Spanish, Portuguese and German.
An extensively published columnist, he has over three decades of experience in media, and has worked with major global and Indian media organizations including the Asian Wall Street Journal, where he began his career, and held leadership positions at Sunday, India Today, the India Today Group, and HT Media.
Sudeep read history at St Stephen’s College, University of Delhi. He is co-founder of Coastal Impact, an organization of divers and scientists which researches institutions, and evangelizes marine conservation to school and university students. He lives in Goa.