Neyaz Farooquee is the author of An Ordinary Man’s Guide to Radicalism (2018), a memoir of growing up Muslim in India. The book deals with the fear and uncertainty that religious minorities face when the State and media treat them as the ‘other’. He works with the editorial and opinion section of Hindustan Times, New Delhi. He was a fellow at the New India Foundation and a non-fiction fellow at the Sarai-CSDS. He has also contributed to the New York Times, Al Jazeera and Tehelka, among other publications.