Soumya Bhattacharya’s books about how cricket defines India,You Must Like Cricket? and All That You Can’t Leave Behind, were published to international acclaim. His novel, If I Could Tell You, was a finalist for the the Hindu’s Best Fiction Award 2010. He is also the author of the fatherhood memoir, Dad’s the Word. He was a Granta New Voice in 2008. His writing has been published in the New York Times, the Guardian, the Independent, the New Statesman, Wisden, ESPNcricinfo, and the Sydney Morning Herald. He is the editor of the Hindustan Times, Mumbai.