SRINIVAS REDDY began studying Sanskrit with his grandfather. Later, he trained in classical South Asian languages and literatures at Brown University and the University of California, Berkeley. In 2010 Penguin Books published his Giver of the Worn Garland, a literary translation of Krishnadeveraya’s Telugu epic Amuktamalyada. His translation of Kalidasa’s Malavikagnimitram is forthcoming from the same publish- er. Srinivas is also a concert sitarist and has given numerous recitals around the world. Today he lives in Ahmedabad and teaches at IIT Gandhinagar.