Ambarish Satwik is a Delhi-based vascular and endovascular surgeon and Director of the Vascular Cath Lab at Sir Ganga Ram hospital and Professor of Vascular Surgery, GRIPMER. He is the author of the critically acclaimed 2007 novel Perineum: Nether Parts of the Empire, a subversive and deviant sexual history of the British Raj. His columns, miscellanies and opinion pieces on a variety of subjects have appeared in many publications, including India Today, The Times of India, Outlook, Open, Tehelka, Time Out and Hindu Business Line.

A Suitable Agency is representing Dr Satwik’s new work of non-fiction which is a study of the nude, and is an illustrated exploration of the complexity of the gaze directed at the human body, whether sexual, anatomical, medical or aesthetic.