Timeri N. Murari began his career as a reporter on a newspaper in Canada before joining The Guardian in London. He has also written for The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Sunday Times, London, The Observer, The Hindu, Indian Express, Penthouse and other magazines. He has since written 14 novels. His four non-fiction books include a memoir, MY TEMPORARY SON, and on his trek to Mount Kailas, LIMPING TO THE CENTRE OF THE WORLD. He also wrote television documentaries for British TV on Homicide detectives in the South Bronx, Texas Cowboys and African American families in the deep South. Time magazine chose ‘THE SQUARE CIRCLE’ (Daayra), a feature film which he wrote and co-produced, as one of the top 10 best films of the year. He later adapted it for the stage and directed the play at the Leicester Haymarket Theatre. Parminder Nagra played the main lead. His novel THE TALIBAN CRICKET CLUB was published in eight countries, TAJ- A story of Mughal India has been translated into 25 languages. Aleph published his new novel CHANAKYA RETURNS July 2014. His latest work is a Young Adult novel, AXXISS AND THE MAGIC MEDALLIONS, book one of a trilogy published by Scholastic.