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- Nehru: A Contemporary Estimate by Walter Crocker Salil Misra
- Sheikh Mohammed Abdullah: Tragic Hero of Kashmir by
Ajit Bhattacharjea
Manoj Joshi
- Organisations at War in Afghanistan and Beyond by
Abdulkader H. Sinno
Salman Haidar
- The Terrorist in Search of Humanity: Militant Islam and
Global Politics
by Faisal Devji
Dilip Simeon
- The Wasted Vigil by Nadeem Aslam Sanjay Sipahimalani
- In Other Rooms, Other Wonders by Daniyal Mueenuddin Avtar Singh
- Twilight by Azhar Abidi Amitabha Bagchi
- The Girl From Foreign by Sadia Shephard Karishma Attari
- Socialism is Great! A Worker’s Memoir of the New China
by Lijia Zhang
Nicole Wong
- Just Fine the Way It Is: Wyoming Stories by Annie Proulx Trisha Gupta
- ‘Updike redux, Updike at rest, Updike remembered’. In memoriam Nandini Lal
- The Northern Clemency by Philip Hensher Somak Ghoshal
- Dreams of Rivers and Seas by Tim Parks Sharmistha Mohanty
- Next Door: Stories by Jahnavi Barua Sumana Roy
- Language for a New Century: Contemporary Poetry from the Middle East, Asia and Beyond, edited by Tina Chang, Nathalie Handal and Ravi Shankar Sampurna Chattarji
- The Coming of Photography in India by Christopher Pinney Sabeena Gadihoke
- A Critic’s Eye — Richard Bartholomew, edited by Pablo Bartholomew and Devika Daulat-Singh Sanjeev Saith
- Memory’s Gold: Writings on Calcutta, edited by Amit Chaudhuri Sudeshna Chakravarti
- Behenji: A Political Biography of Mayawati by Ajoy Bose Seema Chishti
- Courting Destiny: A Memoir by Shanti Bhushan Harsh Mander
- I Witness: Partial Observations by Kapil Sibal Nalin Mehta
- Not Springtime Yet by Priya Sarukkai Chabria Jane Bhandari
- In the Country of Deceit by Shashi Deshpande Shobhana Bhattacharji
- Street Singers of Lucknow and Other Stories by Qurratulain Hyder Annie Zaidi
- Weed by Paro Anand Samina Mishra
- The Woman Who Thought She Was a Planet by Vandana Singh Anshumani Ruddra
- ‘Alice in BPOland’ — an essay Usha Mudiganti
KARISHMA ATTARI is a freelance writer and book reviewer who lives in Mumbai.

AMITABHA BAGCHI is the author of the novel Above Average (HarperCollins Publishers India, 2007).

JANE BHANDARI is a writer and occasional painter. She co-ordinates ‘Loquations’, a Mumbai poetry reading group, and has published two volumes of poetry, Single Bed and Aquarius. She has also written two collections of short stories for children, The Round Square Chapatti and The Long Thin Jungle. A third collection of poems and a novel are in progress.

SHOBHANA BHATTACHARJI is Associate Professor, Jesus and Mary College, University of Delhi. She recently edited Indian Travel Writing (Sahitya Akademi, 2008).

SAMPURNA CHATTARJI is a poet, novelist and translator. Her novel Rupture is being published by HarperCollins in February 2009.

SUDESHNA CHAKRAVARTI is Professor at the Department of English, Calcutta University.

SEEMA CHISHTI is Resident Editor, Delhi, The Indian Express.

SABEENA GADIHOKE teaches Video and Television Production at the AJK Mass Communication Research Centre at Jamia University. She is also a filmmaker and cameraperson and her book Camera Chronicles of Homai Vyarawalla was published by Mapin in 2006.

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

TRISHA GUPTA is a Delhi-based anthropologist and freelance writer.

SALMAN HAIDAR is a former diplomat who has held ambassadorial assignments in Bhutan, China, and the UK and served in Egypt, Afghanistan and the UN. He retired as Foreign Secretary. He is currently associated with non-official research groups.

MANOJ JOSHI is Comment Editor, Mail Today. He is the author of Kashmir 1947-1965: A Story Retold (India Research Press, 2009).

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

HARSH MANDER is a writer and human rights worker. He is the convenor of Aman Biradari.

SHARMISTHA MOHANTY is the author of two novels, Book One and New Life. She is also founding editor of Almost Island, a literature journal on the web. ( Her translation of Tagore’s fiction, Ruined Nest and Other Stories, is forthcoming in 2009.

NALIN MEHTA is an Honorary Research Fellow at La Trobe University, Melbourne, and the author of India on Television: How Satellite News Channels Changed the Way We Think and Act (HarperCollins, 2008).

SAMINA MISHRA is a media practitioner based in New Delhi. She works with video, text, sound and still images. Much of her work has centred around the ideas of growing up, identity and belonging.

SALIL MISRA teaches History at the India Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi.

USHA MUDIGANTI is an independent researcher based in Mumbai.

SUMANA ROY teaches at the Department of Humanities, Jalpaiguri Government Engineering College. Her first novel, Love in the Chicken’s Neck, was longlisted for the Man Asian Literary Prize 2008.

ANSHUMANI RUDDRA is an author and screenwriter based in Mumbai. He writes predominantly in the speculative fiction genre and is currently working on a gamebook for children and a novel.

SANJEEV SAITH lives in Delhi and has an interest in photography.

AVTAR SINGH is Editor of Time Out Delhi.

DILIP SIMEON is a Delhi-based historian and chairperson of the Aman Public Charitable Trust.

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

NICOLE WONG is a fiction writer from Hong Kong. Her works have been published in Hong Kong , the US, the UK, Australia and Italy.

ANNIE ZAIDI is a writer currently based in Mumbai.


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