Bio Chandan Gowda is faculty at Azim Premji University, Bangalore. He compiled and edited The Way I See It: A Gauri Lankesh Reader (Navayana and DC Books, 2017) which has since been translated into Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu. He has translated UR Ananthamurthy’s novella, Bara (Oxford Univ Press, 2016) and edited Theatres of Democracy: Selected Essays of Shiv Visvanathan (HarperCollins, 2016). A Life in the World, a book of autobiographical interviews he did with UR Ananthamurthy will be published later this year (HarperCollins, 2018). He writes frequently for newspapers, including a weekly column on culture and politics in Bangalore Mirror. He is presently completing a book on the history and cultural politics of development in old Mysore state.