Samanth Subramanian is the India correspondent for The National and the author of two books of reportage, “Following Fish: Travels Around the Indian Coast” and “This Divided Island: Stories from the Sri Lankan War.” His writing has appeared in the New Yorker, the New York Times, Granta, the Guardian, the Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, Intelligent Life, Aeon, Mint, Travel + Leisure, and Caravan, among other publications. His longer reported articles occupy the confluence of politics, culture and history, examining the impact of these forces upon life and society; his shorter pieces include op-eds, cultural criticism, and book reviews.

Books in order of publication:

Following Fish: Travels Around the Indian Coast2010
This Divided Island: Stories from the Sri Lankan War2013
A Dominant Character: The Radical Science and Restless Politics of J. B. S. Haldane2020