Pallavi S. Aiyar
Author and Journalist
Pallavi Aiyar is an award-winning foreign correspondent, reporting from China, Europe and Indonesia. She is also the author of “Punjabi Parmesan”, a unique Asian take on contemporary Europe, as well as the China memoir “Smoke and Mirrors”, which won the Vodafone-Crossword Popular award. Her novel, “Chinese Whiskers”, a modern fable set in Beijing, was published in the United States, Italy, Belgium and India. Aiyar is the lead author of a new Lonely Planet guide to China for the Indian market. She has degrees from St Stephens College, Delhi University, the University of Oxford and the London School of Economics.