William Dalrymple is a highly acclaimed author of a series of books, notably Xanadu, City of Djinns, The Age of Kali and White Mughals. In his most ambitious and riveting book to date, The Anarchy, William Dalrymple tells the story of the East India Company as it has never been told before, unfolding a timely cautionary tale of the first global corporate power.
He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, the Royal Geographical Society and of the Royal Asiatic Society. He is a founder and co-director of the Jaipur Literature Festival. Be sure to catch up with William’s current podcast Empire with Anita Anand, covering the period the British spent in India.