Zareer Masani is the author of Macaulay: Britain’s Liberal Imperialist. He has an Oxford history doctorate and is the author of three other historical books, Indira Gandhi: A Biography, Indian Tales of the Raj and India from Raj to Rajiv (with Mark Tully). He has also written a widely acclaimed family memoir, And All Is Said: Memoir of a Home Divided. He spent two decades as a producer for BBC Radio 4 and is now a freelance historian, journalist and broadcaster. His particular areas of interest include the British Raj in India.