Samanth Subramanian is a journalist and author. Currently, he is a senior reporter covering the future of capitalism for Quartz magazine.
Previously, Subramanian was a deputy editor for special projects at Mint, the Indian business newspaper, and a former sub-editor at CricInfo.com, a cricket news website. He is a regular contributor to The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Guardian, and WIRED.
Subramanian's first book, "Following Fish: Travels Around the Indian Coast," was published in 2010. His second book, "This Divided Island: Stories from the Sri Lankan Civil War," was published in 2015, and was nominated for the Samuel Johnson Prize and the Royal Society of Literature's Ondaatje Prize. His third book, "A Dominant Character: The Radical Science and Restless Politics of J. B. S. Haldane," was published in 2019.
Subramanian received his B.A. in Journalism from Penn State University, and his M.A. in International Relations from Columbia University.