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- The New Xenophobia by Tabish Khair Salil Tripathi
- Incarnations: India in 50 Lives by Sunil Khilnani Sidharth Bhatia
- Offend, Shock, or Disturb: Free Speech under the Indian Constitution
by Gautam Bhatia
Sukumar Muralidharan
- The Shifting Scales of Justice: The Supreme Court in Neo-liberal India
edited by Mayur Suresh and Siddharth Narrain
Javed Iqbal Wani
- No One Else: A Personal History of Outlawed Love and Sex
by Siddharth Dube
Vikramajit Ram
- A State in Denial: Pakistanís Dangerous and Misguided Crusade
by B.G. Verghese
Mani Shankar Aiyar
- Muslims Against Partition by Shamsul Islam Tabish Khair
- Untranquil Recollections: The Years of Fulfilment by Rehman Sobhan Deb Mukharji
- Lost Addresses: A Memoir of India 1934-1955 by Krishna Bose Sekhar Raha
- Ashoka in Ancient India by Nayanjot Lahiri Devika Rangachari
- Amar Akbar Anthony: Bollywood, Brotherhood, and the Nation
by William Elison, Christian Lee Novestzke, Andy Rotman
Ulka Anjaria
- Fantasy of Modernity: Romantic Love in Bombay Cinema of the 1950s
by Aarti Wani
Sayandeb Chowdhury
- Bread, Beauty, Revolution: Khwaja Ahmad Abbas 1914-1987
edited by Iffat Fathima and Syeda Saiyidain Hameed
Sabeena Gadihoke
- Shammi Kapoor: The Game Changer by Rauf Ahmed Shohini Ghosh
- Smita Patil: A Brief Incandescence by Maithili Rao Latika Padgaonkar
- Beyond Apu: 20 Favourite Films by Soumitra Chatterjee
by Amitava Nag
Parni Ray
- Feluda@50 curated and edited by Boria Majumdar Souvik Naha
- Kanan Devi: The First Superstar of Indian Cinema by Mekhala
Sengupta; My Homage to All by Kanan Devi, translated by
Indranee Ghosh
Sharmistha Gooptu
- Silent Cinema and the Politics of Space edited by Jennifer M. Bean,
Anupama Kapse and Laura Horak
Debashree Mukherjee
- Philip Larkin: Life, Art and Love by James Booth Alok Rai
- Summer Requiem by Vikram Seth Arundhathi Subramaniam
- Half of What I Say by Anil Menon Richard J. Cohen
- Odysseus Abroad by Amit Chaudhuri Christina Zwarg
- Swimmer Among the Stars: Stories by Kanishk Tharoor Janice Pariat
- 37 Bridges and Other Stories by Aamer Hussein Chetan Raj Shrestha
- One Point Two Billion: Stories by Mahesh Rao Avtar Singh
- Ram Advani 1926 - 2016: In Memoriam Seema Alavi

MANI SHANKAR AIYAR served as India's first Consul General in Karachi 1978-82. The posting sparked a life-long interest in Pakistan and India-Pakistan relations. He has reviewed several books on the subject, besides his own 1994 publication, Pakistan Papers. He recently retired from the Rajya Sabha.

ULKA ANJARIA is Associate Professor of English at Brandeis University, USA.

SIDHARTH BHATIA is a Bombay-based journalist and founder editor of thewire.in. He writes on popular culture and politics and is the author of The Patels of Filmindia: Pioneers of Indian Film Journalism (India Source Books, 2015).

SAYANDEB CHOWDHURY is Assistant Professor of English in the School of Liberal Studies, Ambedkar University, Delhi.

RICHARD J. COHEN is an Indologist, and teaches in the Department of Middle Eastern & South Asian Languages & Cultures at the University of Virginia.

SABEENA GADIHOKE is Associate Professor, Video and TV Production at the AJK Mass Communication Research Centre at Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. She is also a filmmaker and cameraperson. Her book Chronicles of Homai Vyarawalla was published by Mapin Publishing in 2006.

SHOHINI GHOSH is Sajjad Zaheer Professor at the AJK Mass Communication Research Centre, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.

SHARMISTHA GOOPTU is a film historian and an author.

TABISH KHAIR teaches English at Aarhus University, Denmark. His latest book is the study, The New Xenophobia (Oxford University Press, 2016).

DEB MUKHARJI is a former member of the Indian Foreign Service, who has served in the Indian High Commission in Islamabad (1968-1971). He was the Indian High Commissioner to Dhaka (1995-2000) and was Convenor of the 2nd Indo- Bangladesh Track II Dialogue 2005-2007.

DEBASHREE MUKHERJEE teaches South Asian Film and Visual Culture in the Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies at Columbia University.

SUKUMAR MURALIDHARAN is an independent writer and researcher currently on a fellowship with the Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Simla.

SOUVIK NAHA is a PhD student at the ETH Zurich. His thesis explores how cricket became a public culture in postcolonial India. He is also a book reviews editor of the journal Soccer & Society.

LATIKA PADGAONKAR is a writer, editor, translator, film critic and film festival organiser. She was the Executive Editor of Cinamaya the Asian Film Quarterly and Joint Director of Osianís-Cinefan Festival of Asian and Arab Cinema.

JANICE PARIAT is the author of Boats on Land: A Collection of Short Stories (Random House India, 2012) and Seahorse: A Novel (Random House India, 2014). She was awarded the Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puruskar and Crossword Award for Fiction. She currently lives in New Delhi.

SEKHAR RAHA is a Trustee of the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation and the Nehru Trust for Cambridge University. He is also on the Uttarakhand Governmentís Executive Board for Doon University and Doon Library & Research Centre.

ALOK RAI does not teach in Delhi University any more.

VIKRAMAJIT RAM is the author of Elephant Kingdom (2007), Dreaming Vishnus (2008), and Tso and La (2012). His fourth book is due later this year.

DEVIKA RANGACHARI is a post-doctoral research fellow at the Department of History, University of Delhi. She is also an award-winning childrenís writer.

PARNI RAY lives and writes in Kolkata. She is an alumnus of the School of Arts and Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

AVTAR SINGH is the managing editor of The Indian Quarterly. His novel Necropolis (4th Estate, 2014), will be published in the USA this summer by Akashic Books.

CHETAN RAJ SHRESTHA was trained as an architect. He has written two books of fiction: The Kings Harvest (Aleph, 2013) and the recently published novel The Light of His Clan (Speaking Tiger). He lives and works in Sydney.

ARUNDHATHI SUBRAMANIAM is the author of ten books of poetry and prose. As poet, her most recent book is When God is a Traveller (HarperCollins, 2014), and as editor, Eating God: A Book of Bhakti Poetry (Penguin, 2014).

SALIL TRIPATHI is the chair of PEN Internationalís Writers in Prison Committee. He is the author of Detours: Songs of the Open Road (Tranquebar 2016). Yale University Press will publish his The Colonel Who Would Not Repent (Aleph, 2014) internationally in April 2016.

JAVED IQBAL WANI is a PhD candidate and visiting lecturer at the Department of History, Royal Halloway, University of London

CHRISTINA ZWARG first started teaching the Odyssey. in the Humanities Program at Reed College. She is an Associate Professor of English at Haverford College and author of numerous articles on translation and trauma theory.
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