Harini Nagendra


Virtual Conference

Harini Nagendra is a professor of ecology at Azim Premji University, and a well-known public speaker who has received multiple awards for her research. Her award winning non-fiction books include Cities and Canopies: Trees in Indian Cities. The Bangalore Detectives Club, her first crime fiction novel, was a New York Times Notable Book of 2022, and shortlisted for the Agatha, Anthony, Lefty and CRA Historical Dagger awards. The third book in the series, A Nest of Vipers, was published in May 2024. Harini lives in Bangalore with her family, in a home filled with maps. She loves trees, mysteries, and traditional recipes.