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5 The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri Indrajit Hazra
6 You Shall Know Our Velocity! by Dave Eggers Manjushree Thapa
7 My Invented Country by Isabel Allende Nilanjana S. Roy
8 Living History: Memoirs by Hillary Rodham Clinton Sagarika Ghose
9 If You Are Afraid Of Heights by Raj Kamal Jha Nandini Lal
6 Bunker 13 by Aniruddha Bahal Vijay Nambisan
11 The Third World War by Humphrey Hawksley and A Hostile Place
by John Fullerton
John Elliot
12 A House in Ranikhet by Keki N. Daruwalla Anna Sujatha Mathai
13 The Guru of Love by Samrat Upadhyay Kunda Dixit
14 Blood Against the Snows: The Tragic Story of Nepal’s Royal
by Jonathan Gregson; Love and Death in Kathmandu:
A Strange Tale of Royal Murder
by Amy Willesee and Mark Whittaker;
La Roi Fou du Népal by Gerard De Villiers and End of the Line
by Neelesh Mishra
Daniel Lak
16 The Lives we have Lost—A Report on the massacre of 19 villagers in the Doramba village in East Nepal Manjushree Thapa
18 Understanding the Maoist Movement of Nepal edited by Deepak Thapa Brij Bihari Pandey
20 The Ranas of Nepal by Prabhakar SJB Rana, Pashupati SJB Rana and Gautam SJB Rana Anagha Neelakantan
22 Art from India, Nepal and Tibet: In the John and Berthe Ford
Collection by Pratapaditya Pal, with an essay
by Hiram Woodward
Ella Datta
23 ‘Domain’—A Poem Wayne Amtzis
24 Colours of a Desert Land: Rajasthan by Surendra Sahai K.M. Shrimali
27 State of Nepal edited >by Kanak Mani Dixit and Shastri Ramachandaran Mark Turin
28 Resistance and the State: Nepalese Experiences edited by David N. Gellner T.B. Subba
30 Mountains of the Mind: The History of a Fascination by Robert Macfarlane Anuradha Roy
32 The Life and Times of G.D. Birla by Medha M. Kudaisya Gurcharan Das
34 India in Slow Motion by Mark Tully and Gillian Wright Harsh Sethi
35 The Elephant Paradigm: India Wrestles with Change
by Gurcharan Das
Kanika Datta
36 Perilous Road to the Market by Prem Shankar Jha and
Globalisation and Its Discontents by Joesph E. Stiglitz
Sham Lal
38 Fences and Windows: Dispatches from the Front Lines of the Globalisation Debate by Naomi Klein Anita Anand
WAYNE AMTZIS is an American poet who lives in Nepal.
ANITA ANAND is currently Managing Editor of The World Social Forum: Challenging Empires, a forthcoming publication by The Viveka Foundation. She has written books and articles on development, and has lived and worked in North America and Europe.
GURCHARAN DAS is the former CEO of Procter and Gamble, India. He is the author of India Unbound and other books.
ELLA DATTA is a journalist and has author of Ganesh Pyne: His Life and Times (CIMA Gallery), Art of A. Ramachandran (Roli Books), Lines and Colours: Discovering Indian Art (NBT). She is presently writing as book on Treasures of National Gallery of Modern Art (New Delhi).
KANIKA DATTA is Associate Editor, Business Standard.
KUNDA DIXIT is the editor of the Nepali Times newspaper in Kathmandu.
JOHN ELLIOT 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 New Statesman and other publications.
SAGARIKA GHOSE is a journalist and the author of The Gin Drinkers (HarperCollins India, 2000).
INDRAJIT HAZRA is Assistant Editor at Hindustan Times. His first novel was The Burnt Forehead of Max Saul (Ravi Dayal, 2000), and his second novel, The Garden of Earthly Delights, is scheduled for publication this winter.
DANIEL LAK is a Himalayan journalist based in Kathmandu, and an anti-Orientalist of some renown, at least to himself.
NANDINI LAL is a columnist and critic who has worked in advertising, journalism and publishing.
ANNA SUJATHA MATHAI has three collections of poetry in English, the last being The Attic of Night. Her poems have been translated into several Indian and European languages and are included in anthologies in India and abroad. She has also written critical reviews and short stories for leading journals and papers.
VIJAY NAMBISAN is the author of Bihar is in the Eye of the Beholder (Penguin, 2000) and recently of Language as an Ethic (Penguin, 2003).
ANAGHA NEELAKANTAN lives in Kathmandu.
BRIJ BIHARI PANDEY is Editor, Liberation, central organ of CPI-ML (Liberation).
ANURADHA ROY is an editor at Permanent Black.
NILANJANA S. ROY is based in Delhi and writes on books and the arts.
HARSH SETHI is Editor, Seminar.
K.M.SHRIMALI is Professor of History, University of Delhi.
T.B. SUBBA is currently Professor of Social Anthropology & Head, Department of Anthropology, North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong. His areas of interest are ethnicity, culture, development, and nationalism. His latest book is Politics of Culture (Orient Longman, 1999) and has recently edited (with A.C. Sinha) The Nepalis in Northeast India (Indus, 2003) and (with G.C. Ghosh) The Anthropology of Northeast India (Orient Longman, 2003).
MANJUSHREE THAPA is the Kathmandu-based author of The Tutor of History and the co-editor of Secret Voices: New Writing from Nepal.
MARK TURIN is Director, Digital Himalaya Project at the Department of Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge.

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