Dilip D'Souza used to be a computer scientist. Today, he writes for his suppers about politics, society, travel and mathematics. Dilip has won several awards for his writing. He is the author of eight books: most recently, with Joy Ma, The Deoliwallahs: The True Story of the 1962 Chinese-Indian Internment. He lives in Bombay with his wife, two children and cat. He misses his Rhodesian Ridgeback, Shaka.