Somnath Batabyal

Somnath Batabyal worked for a decade in journalism, covering crime and criminality, hobnobbing with politicians and policemen, before entering the quieter world of Western academia. His first book, Making News in India: Star News and Star Ananda, was published in 2011. Somnath has recently published his debut novel, The Price You Pay, with HarperCollins. He lives in London and teaches at SOAS.

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