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- The Age of Turbulence by Alan Greenspan Soutik Biswas
- The Elephant, the Tiger and the Cellphone by Shashi Tharoor Aseem Shrivastava
- Pampering Corporates, Pauperizing Masses: Alternative Economic Survey, India 2006-2007 by Alternative Survey Group and
India Democracy and Well Being: An Inquiry into the Persistence
of Poverty in a Dynamic Democracy
by Amarjeet Sinha
Arvind Sivaramakrishnan
- A View From the Outside: Why Good Economics Works for Everyone
by P. Chidambaram and Confessions of a Swadeshi Reformer
by Yashwant Sinha
Paranjay Guha Thakurta
- The Retreat of Democracy and Other Itinerant Essays on Globalisation, Economics and India by Kaushik Basu Velayutham Saravanan
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- In an Outpost of the Global Economy: Work and Workers in India’s Information Technology Industry edited by Carol Upadhya and
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- Scarcity, Conflicts and Cooperation: Essays in the Political and Institutional Economics of Development by Pranab Bardhan; Decentralization and Local Governance in Developing Countries: A Comparative Perspective edited by Pranab Bardhan and Dilip Mookherjee; Market Institutions, Governance and Development:Collected Essays by Dilip Mookherjee; The Crisis in Government Accountability: Essays on Governance Reforms and India’s Economic Performance by Dilip Mookherjee Anindya Saha
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by Manoj Mitta and H. S. Phoolka
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- Violence and Democracy in India edited by Anita Basu and Srirupa Roy Dilip Simeon
- Democracy & Diversity: India and the American Experience edited by
K. Shankar Bajpai
David M. Malone
- A Mission in Kashmir by Andrew Whitehead Manoj Joshi
- Contested Lands by Sumantra Bose Sukumar Muralidharan
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and Who Owns the CBI: The Naked Truth by B.R. Lall
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- Modernism: The Lure of Heresy From Baudelaire to Beckett
and Beyond
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- A Certain Ambiguity: A Mathematical Novel by Gaurav Suri and
Hartosh Singh Bal
Ambarish Satwik
- The Top of the Raintree by Kamalini Sengupta Supriya Chaudhuri
- The Seine at Noon by Susan Visvanathan Karishma Attari
- Neither Night nor Day: 13 Stories by Women Writers from Pakistan
edited by Rakshanda Jalil
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- Tunnel Vision by Shandana Minhas Vatsala Kaul
- The City of Love by Rimi B. Chatterjee Devalina Mookerjee
- Entry from Backside Only: Hazaar Fundas of Indian-English
by Binoo K. John
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- Apu and After: Re-reading Ray’s Cinema edited by Moinak Biswas Ranjani Mazumdar
- Darlingji: The True Love Story of Nargis and Sunil Dutt by
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KARISHMA ATTARI is a freelance writer based in Mumbai. She is presently finishing a book for children.

SOUTIK BISWAS is India Editor with BBC News Online ( His interests range from jazz and blues to Al-Qaeda (by virtue of his news trips to Afghanistan) to history and economics.

SUPRIYA CHAUDHURI is Professor of English at Jadavpur University, Kolkata. She reads and reviews contemporary fiction, and translates extensively.

UMA MAHADEVAN-DASGUPTA is a civil servant currently based in Mumbai.

ARPITA DAS is Co-founder and Publisher at YODA PRESS, New Delhi. She can be contacted at

RUSTOM DAVAR is an M.A., M.F.A. in Fiction from the Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University, where he also held a teaching fellowship. He is currently based in Mumbai, and works as a writer for Shell World Magazine.

SANDIPAN DEB is head of the planned magazines project of RPG Group of companies.

SAGARIKA GHOSE is Senior Editor with CNN IBN.

SHARMISTHA GOOPTU is doing her PhD on Bengali cinema at the University of Chicago, and has taught Film at the University of Toronto.

PARANJOY GUHA THAKURTA is an educator and an independent journalist whose works cut across different media—print, radio, television and documentary cinema.

PREM SHANKAR JHA is a columnist and the author of The Twilight of the Nation State: Globalisation, Chaos and War (Vistaar, 2006).

MANOJ JOSHI is the Comment Editor of Mail Today and author of Lost Rebellion, Kashmir in the Nineties .

VATSALA KAUL is a Delhi-based writer and editor.

NIKHAT KAZMI is a senior editor and film critic with The Times Of India. She has authored three books
on cinema.

NANDINI LAL is a Washington DC-based writer and critic.

DAVID M. MALONE is Canada’s High Commissioner in India and the author of The International Struggle Over Iraq: Politics in the UN Security Council and other books. His opinions in this review are his own alone, not those of his government.

RANJANI MAZUMDAR is Associate Professor of Cinema Studies at the School of Arts and Aesthetics at Jawaharlal Nehru University.

PEGGY MOHAN has done sociolinguistic research on hybrid languages of the Caribbean, on Bhojpuri in Trinidad as a dying language and on English in India. After teaching Linguistics for many years in Delhi she has finally settled into teaching music at Vasant Valley School. Her first novel Jahajin will be released this month.

DEVALINA MOOKERJEE is a researcher and writer interested in issues at the intersection of communication
and health.

SUKUMAR MURALIDHARAN is a freelance journalist based in Delhi.

ANINDYA SAHA is at the Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi. He was educated at the Indian Institute of Technology (Kanpur), Jawaharlal Nehru University, and Cornell University. His research interests are in the analysis of institutions, both through field methods and through formal methods (game theory and mechanism design theory). He is also interested in understanding India’s political capitalism in a long-term comparative-historical persective. (

AMANDEEP SANDHU is finishing his PhD in Sociology at University of California, Santa Barbara, and is working on a book project titled “Globalization of Services and the Making of a New Global Labour Force in
India’s Silicon Valley.”

VELAYUTHAM SARAVANAN is Professor, Centre for Jawaharlal Nehru Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.

AMBARISH SATWIK’s debut work of fiction Perineum: Nether Parts of the Empire is a rogue and deviant sexual history of the British colonial project in India. Satwik is a surgeon who lives and works in Delhi.

ASEEM SHRIVASTAVA is an independent writer. He holds a doctorate in Economics from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He has taught Economics at universities in India and the US. Most recently, he taught Philosophy at Nordic College, Norway. He writes on issues connected with globalisation in India.

DILIP SIMEON is Chairperson of the Aman Trust, which works to understand and reduce violent social conflict. He is currently a Senior Research Fellow at Nehru Memorial Museum and Library,
New Delhi.

SANJAY SIPAHIMALANI is a writer working in an advertising agency in Mumbai. His reviews are collected at

ARVIND SIVARAMAKRISHNAN is Associate Professor at the Asian College of Journalism in Chennai. He has worked in the British National Health Service and in the English Social and Education Services.

K.S. SUBRAMANIAN is a former IPS officer and author of Political Violence and the Police in India
(Sage, 2007).

VINAY TEWARI is Executive Editor with CNN-IBN.


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