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VOL. VII  NOS. 11 & 12 NOVEMBER - DECEMBER 2002 RS 50 UK £ 2.50 US $5


  VOL. VII NOS. 9 & 10 40 PAGES November - December 2002
4 The Piano Tuner by Daniel Mason Nilanjana S. Roy
5 The Life of Pi by Yann Martel Karishma Hussain
6 Paddy Indian by Cauvery Madhavan Vijay Nambisan
7 Reaching Bombay Central by Shama Futehally Navtej Sarna
8 Turquoise by Aamer Hussein Tabish Khair
9 Step Across this Line: Collected Non-Fiction, 1992-2002
by Salman Rushdie
Kalpish Ratna
10 Feminine Fables: Imaging the Indian Woman in Painting, Photography and Cinema by Geeti Sen Malavika Karlekar
12 Sexuality, Obscenity, Community: Women, Muslims, and the Hindu Public in Colonial India by Charu Gupta Mahua Sarkar
13 The Sexual Life of Catherine M. by Catherine Millet, translated by Adriana Hunter Alice Albinia
15 Shadow Lives: Writings on Widowhood edited by Uma Chakravarti and Preeti Gill and The Hindu Widow in Indian Literature by Rajul Sogani Papiya Ghosh
16 The Fractured Scales: The Search for a Uniform Personal Code by Faustina Pereira Kamala Sankaran
17 Queering India: Same-Sex Love and Eroticism in Indian Culture and Society edited by Ruth Vanita Manisha Sethi
18 From Violence to Supporting Practices: Family, Gender and Masculinities in India edited by Radhika Chopra and Photo-essay by Sanjeev Saith Manisha Sethi
20 The Beauty Game by Anita Anand Vatsala Kaul
21 The Bedtrick by Wendy Doniger Pradip Bhattacharya
22 Fatherís Touch by Donald DíHaene Kalpana Kannabiran
24 Run by Farrukh Dhondhy Nandini Lal
25 Indian Ocean Folktales compiled by Lee Haring Kanak Mani Dixit
26 Myths and Legends of India selected, retold and introduced by William Radice Joe Winter
28 The Singing Bow: Song-poems of the Bhils translated and introduced by Randhir Khare Uma Mahadevan-Dasgupta
29 The Puffin Book of Classic Indian Tales for Children by Meera Uberoi Ela Piya
30 The Puffin Treasury of Modern Indian Stories edited by Mala Dayal Sudeep Sen
31 Folk Tales from India: The Sunderbans, Vol. I compiled by Saswat Ghosh, illustrated by Dipankar Bhattacharya and Folk Tales from India: Madh Pradesh, Vol. I compiled by Nand Kishore Sharma, illustrated by Vikram Nayak Suroopa Mukherjee
32 Prejudice and Pride: School Histories of the Freedom Struggle in India and Pakistan by Krishna Kumar Majid H. Siddiqi
33 Revisiting Orissa with Lord Jagannath: Studying Society, Religion and State in Orissa edited by Hermann Kulke and Burkhand Schnepel Subhakanta Behera
34 Ethnic Conflict and Civic Life: Hindus and Muslims in India by Ashutosh Varshney Peter van der Veer
35 Pluralism, Equality and Identity: Comparative Studies by T K Oommen and The Multicultural Path: Issues of Diversity and Discrimination in Democracy by Gurpreet Mahajan Avijit Pathak
37 Collected Essays by M N Srinivas, with a Foreword by A M Shah Satish Deshpande
38 Character of the Maurya Empire by B N Mukherjee Ranabir Chakravarti
ALICE ALBINIA is a freelance writer and editor, and a post-graduate student at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London.
SUBHAKANTA BEHERA is Counsellor (Political and Cultural), Embassy of India, Washington D.C.
PRADIP BHATTACHARYA belongs to the Indian Administrative Service and has written several books on the Mahabharata and papers on comparative mythology.
RANABIR CHAKRAVARTI is Professor at the Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He specialises in Social and Economic History of early India.
UMA MAHADEVAN-DASGUPTA is a civil servant based in Mumbai.
SATISH DESHPANDE is a sociologist at the Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi.
KANAK MANI DIXIT is editor of Himal, the South Asian magazine, and part-time writer of childrenís stories.
PAPIYA GHOSH teaches at the Department of History, Patna University.
KARISHMA HUSSAIN currently works as copy editor for the theatre journal Prithvi Notes and has published poems in The Little Magazine and assorted articles in Brushstrokes.
MALAVIKA KARLEKAR is Editor of the Indian Journal of Gender Studies, Centre for Womenís Development Studies and has worked on photographic representations of Indian women.
KALPANA KANNABIRAN teaches at NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad and is also associated with ASMITA Resource Centre for Women,
VATSALA KAUL is a freelance writer and journalist.
TABISH KHAIR is the author of Where Parallel Lines Meet and Babu Fictions.
NANDINI LAL is a columnist and critic who has worked in journalism, advertising and publishing.
SUROOPA MUKHERJEE is Reader at the Department of English, Hindu College. She is the author of Bhopal Gas Tragedy: A Book for Young People. She writes fiction and non-fiction for children and adults.
VIJAY NAMBISAN is a journalist, poet and author of Bihar is in the Eyes of the Beholder (Penguin, 2000).
AVIJIT PATHAK is Associate Professor at the Centre for the Study of Social Systems, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New
ELA PIYA is an educator at Rato Bangala School, Kathmandu, Nepal.
KALPISH RATNA is the psuedonym under which Ishrat Syed and Kalpana Swaminathan write together. They edited the Books Page of The Sunday Observer and work as surgeons in Mumbai.
NILANJANA S. ROY writes on books and the arts, based in Delhi.
KAMALA SANKARAN is aReader at the Campus Law Centre, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi.
NAVTEJ SARNA is currently the Official Spokesman for the Foreign Ministry. He has written short stories for the London Magazine and BBC. He is a regular contributer to the Times Literary Supplement. His first novel We Were Not Lovers Like That is under publication with Penguin India.
MAHUA SARKAR is Assistant Professor of Sociology at the Binghampton University, SUNY, New York.
MAJID H. SIDDIQI teaches History at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
PETER VAN DER VEER is Professor of Comparative Religion at the University of Amsterdam. His latest book is Imperial Encounters (Permanent Black,
SUDEEP SENís Postmarked India: New & Selected Poems (HarperCollins) was awarded the Hawthornden Fellowship (UK) and nominated for a Pushcart Prize (USA). He is an editor for Journal of Commonwealth Literature and Six Seasons Review.
JOE WINTER has translated Tagoreís Gitanjali (Writers Workshop, Kolkata and Anvil Press, London) and Lipika (Macmillan India).

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