Samanth Subramanian
Foreign Correspondent, The National

Samanth Subramanian is a foreign correspondent for The National. His work has appeared in The New YorkerThe New York TimesGranta, and the Wall Street Journal, among others. His latest book, This Divided Island: Stories from the Sri Lankan War (2014), was shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize and the RSL Ondaatje Prize.

Written by Samanth Subramanian

Essay/
History of technology
Buck to the future

He’s a forgotten hippie idol, a sage of 1960s counterculture. What can we learn from Bucky Fuller’s faith in technology?

Samanth Subramanian

Essay/
Childhood and adolescence
The wanderer

My grandfather was a legend – a holy vagabond whose life spanned India’s 20th century. Why did I let him elude me?

Samanth Subramanian