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4 True History of the Kelly Gang by Peter Carey Nilanjana S. Roy
5 Atonement by Ian McEwan Indrajit Hazra
6 Hero`s Walk by Anita Rau Badami Mithu C. Banerji
7 India's Emerging Nuclear Posture: Between Recessed Deterrence and Ready Arsenal by Ashley J. Tellis Manoj Joshi
8 War at the Top of the World: The Clash for the Mastery of Asia by Eric Margolis Amitabh Mattoo
9 The Killer Instinct: Raids and Rescue Missions by Special Forces Worldwide and the Threat of Terrorism in the New Millennium by Major General O. P.Sabharwal Kaushik Roy
10 In The Service of the Nation: Reminiscences by K.V. Krishna Rao Mohan Guruswamy
11 Kohima to Kashmir: On the Terrorist Trail by Prakash Singh Brij Bihari Pandey
12 Post-war Revolt of the Rural Poor in Bengal: Memoirs of a Communist Activist by Abani Lahiri and Defying Death: Struggles against Imperialism and Feudalism by Maya Gupta and Amit kumar Gupta Sumanta Bannerjee
14 Decolonizing Ceylon: Colonialism, Nationalism and the Politics of Space in Sri Lanka by Nihal Perera, Post-colonial Insecurities: India, Sri Lanka, and the Question of Nationhood by Sankaran Krishna, and Liberalization and Industrial Transformation: Sri Lanka in International Perspective by Premchandra Athukorala and Sarath Rajapatrina P. Sahadevan
16 Veerappan: The Untold Story by Sunaad Raghuram Bhaskar Ghose
17 The Scarlet Sword by H.E. Bates Andrew Whitehead
18 Women and the Common Life: Love, Marriage, and Feminism by Christopher Lasch, edited by Elisabeth Lasch-Quinn Rumina Sethi
19 Fallen Angels: the Sex Workers of South Asia edited by John Frederick and Thomas Kelly and Sex Salves: The Trafficking of Women in Asia by Louise Brown Paul Boyce and Elizabeth Williams
21 Death by Fire: Sati, Dowry Death and Female Infanticide in Modern India by Mala Sen Ranjani Mazumdar
22 My Girlhood: An Autobiography by Taslima Nasrin Shohini Ghosh
23 In Search of Freedom: An Unfinished Journey by Manikunatla Sen Translated from the Bangla by Stree Gargi Chakaravartty
25 Hindu Wife, Hindu Nation: Community, Religion and Cultural Nationalism by Tanika Sarkar Charu Gupta
26 The Hour of the Goddess: Memories of Women, Food and Ritual in Bengal by Chitrita Banerji Malabika Bhattacharya
28 The Importance of being Wilde: the Sexual Castigation of Oscar Wilde. An Essay Shelley Walia
29 Men: from Stone Age to Clone age, the Science of Being Male by Bob Beale Vatsala Kaul
30 Masculine Domination by Pierre Bourdieu Sheena Jain
32 Sarai Reader 01: The Public Domain edited by Raqs Media Collective (Sarai)and Geert Lovink (SONM) Rana Dasgupta
33 Satellites over South Asia: Broadcasting Culture and the Public Interest by Davis Page and William Crawley Kiran Karnik
35 People Unlike Us: The India That is Invisible Harsh Sethi
36 The Architecture of Language by Naom Chomsky and Sounds and Words in Early Language Acquisition: A Bilingual Account by B. Lakshmi Rai Chris Sinha
38 Language Death by David Crystal Peggy Mohan
39 Hindi Nationalism: Tracts for the Times, 13 by Alok Rai Ravikant
MITHU C. BANERJI is freelance journalist and columnist based in the UK. She is currently writing her first novel.
SUMANTA BANERJEE is a writer. He is the author of Dangerous Outcastes: The Prostitute in Nineteenth Century Bengal.
MALABIKA BHATTACHARYA teaches Spanish at the School of Foreign Languages, Government of India, and writes on Hispanic Literature.
PAUL BOYCE is a Ph.D candidate in Anthropology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
GARGI CHAKRAVARTTY is a Reader in the Department of History, Maitreyi College, University of Delhi.
RANA DASGUPTA is a writer based in Delhi. He can be contacted at
BHASKAR GHOSE is a writer and occasional reviewer of books.
SHOHINI GHOSH teaches Video & TV Production at the AJK Mass Communication Research Centre, Jamia Millia Islamia.
CHARU GUPTA is a Reader in History at Motilal Nehru College (Eve.), University of Delhi. She has been a Commonwealth Scholar at SOAS and a South Asian Visiting Scholar at Oxford. Her forthcoming book is Sexuality, Obscenity, Community: Women, Muslims and the Hindu Public in Colonial India,to be co-published by Permanent Black, Delhi and St Martin's Press, US.
MOHAN GURUSWAMY is a reader of books when not a policy analyst and management consultant. Increasingly the former than the latter.
INDRAJIT HAZRA is the author of the novel The Burnt Forehead of Max Saul (Ravi Dayal, 2000). He is Assistant Editor at the Hindustan Times.
SHEENA JAIN is a Reader in the Department of Sociology, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, and is writing a dissertation on Pierre Bourdieu's theory of practice.
MANOJ JOSHI is Political Editor,The Times of India and the author of The Lost Rebellion.
RAVIKANT works with Sarai, and has co-edited Translating Partition (Katha, 2001 ).
KIRAN KARNIK heads National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSCOM).
VATSALA KAUL is a freelance writer waiting to stone all clone-age men.
AMITABH MATTOO is Professor of Disarmament Studies and Director, Core Group for the study of National Security, Jawarharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
PEGGY MOHAN has a Ph.D in Linguistic from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and has done a research project for the US National Science Foundation on language death in the case of Bhojpuri in Trinidad. She has taught Linguistics as well as Mass Communications, has worked as a producer of children television programmes, as a cartoon animator, graphic artist, and now is a teacher of western music at the Vasant Valley School, New Delhi.
RANJANI MAZUMDAR is an independent filmmaker and scholar based in Delhi. Mazumdar is also a member of the Delhi-based women's film collective Mediastorm. Her publications and films focus on women's issues, popular culture, politics and everyday lives.
BRIJ BIHARI PANDEY is Politburo member, CPI (ML).
KAUSHIK ROY has done a Ph.D. titled 'The Colonial Indian Army: Recruitment and Command Mechanism, 1859-1913', at Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University.At present he is working on a project on the history of the ordnance factories of India.
NILANJANA S. ROY is a Delhi-based writer on books and the arts.
P. SAHADEVAN is Associate Professor, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University New Delhi.
HARSH SETHI is Consulting Editor, Seminar.
RUMINA SETHI is Assistant Professor of English at Panjab University, Chandigarh.
CHRIS SINHA is Professor of Language and Cognition at the University of Southern Denmark. He has been a visiting fellow at the Jawaharlal Nehru University in 1996 and was co-organizer (with Rukmini Bhaya Nair and Bhuvana Narasimhan) of a seminar on Cognition, Culture and Language in New Delhi, December 2000.
SHELLEY WALIA is Professor of English at Panjab University, Chandigarh.
ELIZABETH WILLIAMS is a Ph.D candidate in Social Polity at the University of Plymouth.
ANDREW WHITEHEAD, a former BBC Delhi correspondent, presents 'The World Today' on BBC World Service radio.He is conducting research into the tribal raid on Kashmir in 1947, and can be contacted by e-mail at: <>

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