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4 Passport Photos by Amitava Kumar. Tabish Khair
5 Asylum,USA by Boman Desai. Amitava Kumar
6 The Enigma of Denial: V. S. Naipaul's negotiation of his homeland. An essay. Caryl Phillips
10 Leaving Amsterdam: A journey of a migrant from homeland to homeland. An essay. Anil Ramdas
13 Across the border. Letter from an Indian historian in Texas. Seema Alavi
14 About Daddy by Meena Arora Nayak, Life Isn't All Ha Ha Hee Hee by Meera Syal, In the Garden Secretly and Other Stories by Jean Arasanayagam and Mai: A Novel by Geetanjali Shree. Ashley Tellis
15 Mirage by Bandula Chandraratna. Mithu C. Banerji
16 Mother India conquers Alexander: Hindi film songs in Greece-the latest sequel in a cultural conversation. An essay. Helen Abadzi
18 The Gin Drinkers by Sagarika Ghose. Rukmini Bhaya Nair
20 The Mammaries of the Welfare State by Upamanyu Chatterjee. Nandini Lal
21 The Burnt Forehead of Max Saul by Indrajit Hazra. Sukanta Chaudhuri
22 21st century Kumbh. A photo essay. Karoki Lewis
24 Hinduttva: A View and a Way of Life, National Movement and the RSS, Protection of Cow-Clan, Hindu Samskriti and Environment, Awakening among Women and RSS by Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh. Manisha Sethi
25 The Christian Clergy in India, Volume 1: Social Structure and Social Roles by T. K. Oommen and Hunter P. Mabry. A.J. Philip
27 The Politics of the Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam Pakistan 1971-77 by Sayyid A. S. Pirzada, The Mirage of Power: An Inquiry into the Bhutto Years 1971-77 by Mubashir Hasan and Pakistan: Political Roots and Development 1947-1999 by Safdar Mahmood. Oskar Verkaaik
28 The Making of Laloo Yadav: The Unmaking of Bihar by Sankarshan Thakur, Trial and Error: The Advent and Eclipse of Benazir Bhutto by Iqbal Akhund and Pakistan: The Economy of an Elitist State by Ishrat Husain. John Elliott
30 Bihar is in the Eye of the Beholder by Vijay Nambisan. Deborah Sutton
31 State, Identity and Violence: Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh by Navnita Chadha Behera. Keki N. Daruwalla
32 States of stagnation: Nationalisms and the movement for Kashmiri Independence. An essay. Sonia Jabbar
34 India's Labour Standards and the WTO Framework by Subramanian Swami. S.P. Shukla
36 Workers' Rights in a New Economic Order: the first Arvind N. Das Memorial Lecture from the Association of Labour Historians. Jairus Banaji
HELEN ABADZI is a Senior Evaluation Officer at the Operations Evaluation Department of the World Bank.
SEEMA ALAVI is a Fulbright Visiting Scholar in Residence at the University of Texas, USA.
JAIRUS BANAJI is a Visiting Fellow at Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford.
MITHU C. BANERJI is a freelance journalist and columnist based in the UK. She is currently writing her first novel.
RUKMINI BHAYA NAIR is Professor of Linguistics and English at the Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi.
SUKANTA CHAUDHURI is Professor of English at Jadavpur University, Kolkata.
KEKI N. DARUWALLA was a regular columnist in The Economic Times and is a former Chairman of the Joint Intelligence Committee.
JOHN ELLIOTT is a former journalist with the Financial Times in London, South Asia and Hong Kong. He now writes from New Delhi for Fortune magazine and contributes to the International Herald Tribune, the New Statesman, and other publications.
SONIA JABBAR is an independent writer currently living and working in Kashmir and is the recipient of the WISCOMP Scholar of Peace Award, 2000.
TABISH KHAIR is Assistant Professor at the Department of English, University of Copenhagen.
AMITAVA KUMAR is the author of Passport Photos, recently released by Penguin India. He divides his time between India and the US.
NANDINI LAL is a reviewer and critic who has worked in journalism, advertising and publishing.
KAROKI LEWIS is a London and Delhi based photographer. His book Delhi's Historic Villages: A Photographic Evocation was published in 1997, and he is currently working on a book about Mehrauli, to be published later this year.
A. J. PHILIP is Senior Editor at The Indian Express.
CARYL PHILLIPS is the author of six novels, including The Nature of Blood. His latest publication is the non-fiction book, The Atlantic Sound.
ANIL RAMDAS is the New Delhi correspondent of NRC Handelsblad, Rotterdam.
MANISHA SETHI is a Ph.D scholar at the Centre for the Study of Social Systems, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
S. P. SHUKLA is a former Commerce Secretary to the Government of India.
DEBORAH SUTTON is a Ph.D student at the Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
ASHLEY TELLIS has a Ph.D in Irish Women's Writing from Cambridge University and has taught at St. Xavier's College, Bombay and St. Stephen's College, Delhi.
OSKAR VERKAAIK is an anthropologist working on nationalism and religion in Pakistan, in particular the Muhajirs in Sindh. He is at present affiliated with the Free University in Amsterdam.

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