Sudeep Chakravarti is an award-winning author of several best-selling works of history, ethnography, politics and conflict resolution, including Plassey: The Battle that Changed the Course of Indian History, The Bengalis: A Portrait of a Community, and Highway 39: Journeys through a Fractured Land. His other notable non-fiction works are Red Sun: Travels through Naxalite Country, and Clear.Hold.Build: Hard Lessons of Business and Human Rights in India, which won the Award for Excellence at the Asian Publishing Awards. He has written three critically acclaimed novels, and several short stories. His work has been translated into several Indian and European languages.
An extensively published columnist, and media consultant and regional risk analyst, he has nearly four decades of experience in media. Sudeep has worked with major global and Indian media organisations including The Asian Wall Street Journal, where he began his career, and held leadership positions at Sunday, the India Today Group, and HT Media.
Sudeep read history at St Stephen’s College, University of Delhi. Away from history, research, and writing, his other passion remains marine conservation.
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