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Arvind N. Das (6.9.1948 - 6.8.2000)
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   VOL. V  NOS. 11 & 12 40 PAGES NOVEMBER - DECEMBER 2000
4 Imperialism: The Highest Stage of Capitalism by V. I. Lenin Dipankar Bhattacharya
6 Net Nomad on a Rough Route. A despatch from Cyberspace Shuddhabrata Sengupta
8 Politics as Usual: The Cyberspace Revolution by Michael
Margolis and David Resnick
Nikesh Sinha
9 The Matrix written and directed by Andy & Larry Wachowski Tabish Khair
10 Archimedes in the Archives. The Computerisation of Scholarship Tristram Stuart
11 Towards a Theory of Cultural Linguistics by Gary B. Palmer,
Linguistics Inside Out: Roy Harris and his Critics-Current Issues in Linguistic Theory, 148 edited by George Wolf and Nigel Love, Human Cognition: A Multidisciplinary Perspective edited by Indramani Singh and Raja Parasuraman, The Mathematical Brain by Brian Butterworth and How Children Learn the Meanings of Words by Paul Bloom
Rukmini Bhaya Nair
16 Measures of Home by Leela Gandhi, Augatora by Sujata Bhatt,
Leaving Yuba City: New and Selected Poems by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, A Tapestry of Steps by Rabindra K. Swain, Painting the House by Bibhu Padhi, Selected Poems by Hoshang Merchant, Night River by Keki N. Daruwalla and In Cinnamon Shade: New & Selected Poems by Dom Moraes
Sudeep Sen
18 The Girls on the Wall by Diana Bridge Kapka Kassabova
19 When Parallel Lines Meet by Tabish Khair and So Far by Gerson da Cunha K. Satchidanandan
20 Seamus Heaney by Helen Vendler and Beowulf by Seamus Heaney Shiv Kumar Srinivasan
22 The Gitanjali of Rabindranath Tagore translated by Joe Winter Chinmoy Guha
23 'Alone' and 'The Traveller'. Poems from The Otherness of Self Feroze Varun Gandhi
24 Murmur in the Woods: Selected Poems of Sunil Gangopadhyay
selected and translated by Sheila Sengupta
Joe Winter
25 The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night translated by
Dr. J. C. Mardus and collated with other sources by E. Powys Mathers
Alice Albinia
26 Judgement Day. An analysis of the Booker Prize and its literary cohorts. Nilanjana S. Roy
28 The Beauty of These Present Things by Avtar Singh and
Bombay-Wallah by Shiv Sharma
Sandipan Deb
29 The Shadow Boxer by Steven Heighton Tom Edge
30 Elsewhere: Unusual Takes on India edited by Kai Friese Srijana Mitra Das
31 Hauntings, The Darksome Dozen: Thirteen Stories from Bangla's
Master Storytellers
translated and edited by Suchitra Sharma
Indrajit Hazra
33 Really, Your Highness! by Jyoti Jafa Nandini Lal
34 What the Body Remembers by Shauna Singh Baldwin Pran Chopra
35 Student's Britannica: India Tilak Sarkar
36 The 100 British Cartoonist of the Century Andrew Whitehead
37 This is Suki! by Manjula Padmanabhan Monica Narula
38 The Saga of the Lonely Mouth. A Cartoon Strip Manjula Padmanabhan
DIPANKAR BHATTACHARYA is the General Secretary of the Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist).
RUKMINI BHAYA NAIR is Professor of Linguistics and English at the Indian Institite of Technology, New Delhi.
PRAN CHOPRA is former Chief Editor of The Statesman and Visiting Professor at the Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi.
SANDIPAN DEB is the Deputy Editor of Outlook.
TOM EDGE is writting his first novel.
CHINMOY GUHA was Director, Books and Publications Division, Embassy of France in India, New Delhi. An author and translator, he presently teaches English in a Calcutta University college.
INDRAJIT HAZRA is a journalist with The Hindustan Times and the author of a novel The Burnt Forehead of Max Saul (Ravi Dayal, 2000).
KAPKA KASSABOVA is a poet and novelist. Her most recent is Love in the Land of Midas (Penguin,2000).
TABISH KHAIR is Assistant Professor at the Department of English, University of Copenhagen.
NANDINI LAL is a reviewer and critic who has worked in journalism, advertising and publishing.
SRIJANA MITRA DAS is a Ph.D student at Cambridge University, UK.
MONICA NARULA is a film-maker and cinematographer.
MANJULA PADMANABHAN ia a writer and artist living in New Delhi.
NILANJANA S. ROY is Books Page Editor of Outlook and a freelancer writer on Arts and Books based in New Delhi.
TILAK SARKAR is the CEO of Primus India.
K. SATCHIDANANDAN is the Secretary of the Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi.
SUDEEP SEN's Postmarked India: New & Selected Poems (HarperCollins) was awarded the Hawthorden Fellowship (UK) and nominated for a Pushcart Prize (USA). He is the editorial director for AARK ARTS Books, and an editor for the Journal of Commenwealth Literature and Six Seasons Review.
SHUDDHABRATA SENGUPTA is a documentary film-maker with the Raqs Collective and a freelancer writer based in New Delhi.
NIKESH SINHA is the CEO of He shuttles between the Silicon corridor of Bangalore and the Silicon Valley of California.
SHIV KUMAR SRINIVASAN teaches at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi.
TRISTRAM STUART is writing a book about the Indian influence on European radical vegetarians.
ANDREW WHITEHEAD presents The World Today on BBC World Service Radio.
JOE WINTER is a translator and poet based in Calcutta.

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