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Pallavi Aiyar

Pallavi Aiyar is an award-winning foreign correspondent and author. Her most recent book is Punjabi Parmesan: Dispatches from a Europe in Crisis.  She is also the author of the best-selling travelogue Smoke and Mirrors: An Experience of China and the novel Chinese Whiskers. Having spent a decade reporting from China and Europe, she is now based in Jakarta. Follow her @pallaviaiyar or visit her website,