Kolkata-born Indrajit Hazra is a novelist and journalist. He was educated at St Xavier’s Collegiate School and Jadavpur University. He moved to New Delhi in 1998, where he wrote and published three novels—The Burnt Forehead of Max Saul, The Garden of Earthly Delights and The Bioscope Man—all set in Kolkata. He also writes the popular Sunday column ‘Red Herring’ in the Hindustan Times. This is his first book of non-fiction.