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- A Case of Exploding Mangoes by Mohammed Hanif and Military Inc: Inside Pakistanís Military Economy by Ayesha Siddiqa Alice Albinia
- Descent into Chaos: How the War against Islamic Extremism is being Lost in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Central Asia by Ahmed Rashid Praful Bidwai
- Goodbye Shahzadi: A Political Biography of Benazir Bhutto
by Shyam Bhatia
Barkha Dutt
- Deception: Pakistan, The United States and the Global Nuclear
Weapons Conspiracy
by Adrian Levy and Catherine Scott-Clark
A.S. Panneerselvan
- Foreign Correspondents: Fifty Years of Reporting South Asia
edited by John Elliott, Bernhard Imhasly and Simon Denyer
Jawed Naqvi
- The Three Trillion Dollar War: The True Cost of the Iraq Conflict by Joseph Stiglitz and Linda Bilmes Sukumar Muralidharan
- The Bin Ladens: The Story of a Family and its Fortune by Steve Coll I.P. Khosla
- On Suicide Bombing by Talal Asad Tanweer Fazal
- Partisans of Allah: Jihad in South Asia by Ayesha Jalal Seema Alavi
- Dreams From My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance
by Barack Obama
Rehana Sen
- The World Is What It Is: The Authorized Biography of V.S. Naipual
by Patrick French
Nandini Lal
- Under Her Spell: Roberto Rossellini in India by Dileep Padgaonkar Arun Khopkar
- Sea of Poppies by Amitav Ghosh Stuti Khanna
- Something to Tell You by Hanif Kureishi Anjum Katyal
- Dark Afternoons by Bani Basu; translated from the Bangla
by Nandini Guha
Somak Ghoshal
- To Hell with You, Mitro by Krishna Sobti; translated by Gita Rajan
and Raji Narasimhan and Sunflowers in the Dark by Krishna Sobti; translated by Pamela Manasi
K. Satchidanandan
- Olympics: The Indian Story by Boria Majumdar and Nalin Mehta Brian Stoddart
- Contested Coastlines: Fisherfolk, Nations and Borders in South Asia
by Charu Gupta and Mukul Sharma
Rita Manchanda
- Frontiers of Justice: Disability, Nationality, Species Membership by Martha C. Nussbaum T.K. Oommen
- The Storyteller Sociologist: An overview of the writings and methods of Charles Tilly (1930 - 2008) Ranabir Samaddar
- Anthropology in the East: Founders of Indian Sociology and Anthropology edited by Patricia Uberoi, Nandini Sundar and Satish Deshpande Manish K. Thakur
- My Bombay Kitchen: Traditional and Modern Parsi Home Cooking
by Niloufer Ichaporia King
Darius Cooper
- Eating India: Exploring a National Cuisine by Chitrita Banerji Debraj Mookerjee
- Letters to the Editor (PDF: 180KB) Nabanipa Bhattacharjee
SEEMA ALAVI is Professor, Department of History and Culture, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.

ALICE ALBINIA is the author of Empires of the Indus: The Story of a River, to be published in India in September 2008.

PRAFUL BIDWAI is a columnist, political commentator and co-author of South Asia on a Short Fuse: Nuclear Politics and the Future of Global Disarmament (Oxford University Press, 2002).

DARIUS COOPER is Professor of Literature, Film and Humanities at San Diego Mesa College, USA. He has published two books, one on the cinema of Satyajit Ray (Cambridge University Press, 2000) and recently on the films of Guru Dutt (Seagull Publications, 2005). His poems and stories appear regularly in literary journals in India, USA and elsewhere.

BARKHA DUTT is Group Editor-English News, NDTV.

TANWEER FAZAL teaches at the Nelson Mandela Centre for Peace and Conflict Resolution, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.

SOMAK GHOSHAL read English at Jadavpur University, Calcutta, and at University College, Oxford. He works for the editorial pages of The Telegraph in Calcutta.

ANJUM KATYAL is a professional editor with a focus on arts and culture publishing. She was Chief Editor, Seagull Books and is now Editor, Saregama-HMV.

STUTI KHANNA has recently finished her Ph.D. from Oxford University. She worked on the fiction of James Joyce and Salman Rushdie.

ARUN KHOPKAR is a filmmaker, film scholar and film teacher. His films have won over 15 national and international awards. His book on Guru Dutt won the National Award for the best book on cinema. He is an internationally recognised authority on Eisenstein.

I. P. KHOSLA is a former member of the Indian Foreign Service. He served as Ambassador to Afghanistan.

NANDINI LAL is a Washington DC-based writer, editor and critic who has written widely in the media.

RITA MANCHANDA is currently General Secretary, South Asia Forum for Human Rights (Delhi) and Research Director of SAFHR (Nepal) project of auditing Partitions as a Method of Conflict Resolution. She is a writer, researcher and a journalist and has written extensively on security and human rights issues. Her forthcoming publication is The No Nonsense Guide to Minority Rights in South Asia (Sage).

DEBRAJ MOOKERJEE teaches English in a Delhi University college. He is a food reviewer and interested in investigating the history of cuisine.

SUKUMAR MURALIDHARAN is a freelance journalist based in Delhi.

JAWED NAQVI is a Delhi-based journalist. He has years of experience with foreign news organisations including Reuters. He is actively involved with campaigns for nuclear disarmament, secularism and economic democracy.

T. K. OOMMEN is Emeritus Professor, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

A. S. PANNEERSELVAN is Executive Director of Panos South Asia.

RANABIR SAMADDAR is Director, Calcutta Research Group.

K. SATCHIDANANDAN is a leading poet and critic. He is the former Secretary of the Sahitya Akademi.

REHANA SEN is a writer. She has spent close to three decades teaching school and college students in Britain and later in India. Her work has been published in prominent national dailies and magazines.

BRIAN STODDART is a former Vice-Chancellor at La Trobe University in Australia, and is a noted international authority on sports culture. His most recent book is Soundings in Modern Sports Culture: Key Ideas and Writings, 1979-2004 (Taylor and Francis, 2008). His Ph.D. thesis was on the rise of Congress politics in South India, and he has retained a long interest in Indian affairs.

MANISH K. THAKUR is Associate Professor, Sociology Group, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta.


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