Welcome to the website for award-winning British journalist and author Shyam Bhatia. Alongside many other works, his recent memoir Bullets and Bylines: From the frontlines of Kabul, Delhi, Damascus and Beyond documents some of his war reporting exploits and is published by Speaking Tiger in New Delhi & Endeavour Media in London.

“The book reads like a thriller, one written by a journalist who has reported from the thick of things and has a strong grip on the history and politics of the times”

Business Standard

“I loved the book, and recommend it to anyone who loves the Middle East and its stories, and to budding journalists who want to report from conflict zones…it is fraught with danger and is hard yet totally rewarding!”

Preeti Singh, The Good Book Corner

“He is very smart, a serious guy, and the work he did on the Indian nuclear program has held up really well”

George Perkovich, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Bullets and Bylines: From the Frontlines of Kabul, Delhi, Damascus and Beyond is a gripping and fascinating memoir by Shyam Bhatia, celebrated journalist and former foreign correspondent for The Observer. The book presents an unflinching and incisive description of pivotal events in the Middle East and India that continue to shape our world today. It reflects on the nature of war-zone journalism, in particular the idea that sometimes, success or failure as a journalist hangs on help coming from some entirely unexpected places…

Find out more about Bhatia’s latest book, Bullets and Bylines here.