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. 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.