Peter Heehs

Peter Heehs is an independent scholar based in Pondicherry, India. He has published more than sixty articles in journals such as History and Theory, Modern Asian Studies, and Postcolonial Studies, and magazines such as History Today and Art India. He is the author or editor of eleven books, the most recent of which are The Lives of Sri Aurobindo (Columbia University Press, 2008), Writing the Self: Diaries, Memoirs and the History of the Self (Bloomsbury Academic, 2013, named an Outstanding Academic Title for 2013 by Choice), and Situating Sri Aurobindo: A Reader (Oxford University Press, 2013).