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- Rhadopis of Nubia by Naguib Mahfouz Nandini Lal
- The Repentance of Nussooh: The Tale of a Muslim Family a Hundred
Years Ago (Taubat–al–Nasûh) by Nazir Ahmad; Translated from the
Urdu by M. Kempson; Edited by C. M. Naim
Karishma Attari
- My Temples, Too by Qurratulain Hyder; Translated from the original
Urdu by the author
Mahmood Farooqui
- The Black Book by Aabid Surti; Translation from the original Hindi
by Rima Kashyap
Bali Sahota
- Four Walls and a Black Veil by Fahmida Riaz Mirza Nehal Ahmad Baig
- Chinnery’s Hotel by Jaysinh Birjépatil Mandakini Dubey
- Haggis at Hogmanay—a spoof on the literary influences on Harry Potter Kalpish Ratna
- The Hall of a Thousand Columns: Hindustan to Malabar with Ibn
Battutah by Tim Mackintosh-Smith
Tishani Doshi
- Towards A Democratic Nepal: Inclusive Political Institutions for a Multicultural Society by Mahendra Lawoti S.D. Muni
- Monarchy vs. Democracy: The Epic Fight in Nepal by Baburam
Bhattarai; Foreword by Randhir Singh
Hari Roka
- Himalayan ‘People’s War’: Nepal’s Maoist Rebellion edited
by Michael Hutt
Brij Bihari Pandey
- No Shine in the Shining Path: A report from the Maoist heartland Ajit Baral
- The Magic of Nepal by Deb Mukharji Suman Dubey
- Understanding Islam: An Introduction Mushirul Hasan
- Good Muslim, Bad Muslim: Islam, the USA, and the Global
War Against Terror by Mahmood Mamdani
Sonia Jabbar
- The Children of Rifaa: In Search of a Moderate Islam by Guy Sorman Michael H. Fisher
- Umar by Shibli Numani and Sibawayhi by M.G. Carter Seema Alavi
- A Moral Reckoning: Muslim Intellectuals in Nineteenth-Century Delhi
by Mushirul Hasan
Narayani Gupta
- Living Separately Together: Cultural India in History and Politics
edited by Mushirul Hasan and Asim Roy
T. N. Madan
- Lived Islam in South Asia: Adaptation, Accommodation and Conflict
edited by Imtiaz Ahmad and Helmut Reifeld
Barbara D. Metcalf
- Dargahs: Abodes of the Saints edited by Mumtaz Currim and George Michell; Photographs by Karoki Lewis Yoginder Sikand
- The Languages of Political Islam in India, c 1200 -1800 by Muzaffar
Pankaj Kumer Jha
- Indian Architecture-Islamic Period 1192 –1857 by Surendra Sahai Syed Ali Nadeem Rezavi
- Composite Nationalism and Islam by Hussain Ahmad Madani;
Introduction by Barbara D. Metcalf
Tanweer Fazal
- India’s Partition: The Story of Imperialism in Retreat by D. N. Panigrahi Deborah Sutton
- The Origins and Development of the Tablighi-Jama’at[1920-2000]:
A Cross-country Comparative Study by Yoginder Sikand
Rizvi Syed Hyder Abbas
- Rebound Dipesh Chakrabarty & Brian Stoddart
RIZVI SYED HYDER ABBAS is a High Court advocate based in Lucknow. He writes on legal, minorities and human rights issues.

SEEMA ALAVI is Visiting Fellow, Harvard University, USA.

KARISHMA ATTARI co-edits PT Notes, Journal of Prithvi Theatre.

MIRZA NEHAL AHMAD BAIG has recently submitted his Ph.D. at the Centre for Arabic and African Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. His Ph.D thesis was a comparative study of Kahlil Gibran and Rabindranath Tagore.

AJIT BARAL is a journalist from Nepal.

TISHANI DOSHI is a freelance writer based in Chennai.

MANDAKINI DUBEY received her Doctorate in English from Duke University in 2003. Since then she has worked in the US and India as a teacher, a freelance writer, editor, and once, as a film director’s assistant.

SUMAN DUBBEY is a keen photographer and a journalist by profession. He has been a mountain climber and trekker since his school days.

MAHMOOD FAROOQUI is a former Rhodes scholar, and has been a film actor and a stage director. He is now a full time writer.

TANWEER FAZAL has taught Sociology at the Govt. Degree College, Baghpat and the Department of Sociology, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. He is currently a consultant with the Prime Minister’s Committee for the study of the status of Muslims.

MICHAEL H. FISHER is Professor of History at the Oberlin College, USA.

NARAYANI GUPTA retired as Professor of History from Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, and is now a consultant with INTACH.

MUSHIRUL HASAN is Vice Chancellor, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.

SONIA JABBAR is an independent writer.

PANKAJ KUMAR JHA teaches Medieval Indian History at Ramjas College, University of Delhi. He has published papers on malfuz literature and Sufism in Bihar.

NANDINI LAL is a columnist and critic who has worked in journalism, advertising and publishing.

T.N. MADAN is Professor Emiretus at the Institute of Economic Growth, New Delhi.

BARBARA D. METCALF is Director, Center for South Asian Studies and Alice Freeman Palmer Professor of History at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA.

S.D. MUNI is Professor of South Asian Studies at the School of International Studies, JNU. He is also Hony. Director of Research at The Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi.

BRIJ BIHARI PANDEY is the editor of Liberation, central organ of the CPI-ML.

KALPISH RATNA is the pseudonym under which Kalpana Swaminathan and Ishrat Syed write together. They edited the Books Page of the Sunday Observer and work as surgeons in Mumbai.

SYED ALI NADEEM REZAVI teaches History at the Aligarh Muslim University.

HARI ROKA is a political analyst from Nepal. He is currently finishing his Ph.D. at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

BALI SAHOTA will soon be joining the Program in Asian Literatures, Cultures and Media at the University of Minnesota as an assistant professor.

YOGINDER SIKAND is a student of Islamic Studies and a freelance writer based in Bangalore.

DEBORAH SUTTON teaches at the Department of History, Lancaster University, UK.

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