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- Saturday by Ian McEwan Nandini Lal
- Maps for Lost Lovers by Nadeem Aslam Ranjana Sengupta
- No Guns at My Son’s Funeral by Paro Anand and The Collector’s
by Mitra Phukan
Andrew Whitehead
- Chasing the Monk’s Shadow: A Journey in the Footsteps of
by Mishi Saran
Sam Miller
- Duel in the Snows: The True Story of the Younghusband Mission to Lhasa by Charles Allen Parshotam Mehra
- Five Decades: The National Academy of Letters, India: A Short
History of the Sahitya Akademi
by D.S. Rao
G.J.V. Prasad
- The HarperCollins Book of New Indian Fiction: Contemporary
Writing in English
edited by Khushwant Singh
Anita Roy
- “The native who never left”—A tribute to O.V. Vijayan, cartoonist
and writer
C.P. Surendran
- Acts of Authority/Acts of Resistance: Theatre and Politics in
Colonial and Postcolonial India
by Nandi Bhatia
Sudhanva Deshpande
- The Prithviwallahs presented by Shashi Kapoor, with Deepa Gahlot Sanjay Sipahimalani
- The Oxford Companion to Indian Theatre edited by Ananda Lal Ramu Ramanathan
- A Critical Stage: The Role of Secular Alternative Theatre
in Pakistan
by Fawzia Afzal-Khan
Rashid Ali
- Talking Songs: Javed Akhtar in Conversation with Nasreen Munni Kabeer; Sixty Selected Songs by Javed Akhtar translated by Nasreen Munni Kabeer Raza A. Mir
- Distracted Geographies: An Archipelago of Intent by Sudeep Sen Jane Bhandari
- K.L. Saigal: Immortal Singer and Superstar by Pran Nevile Partha Chatterjee
- Ranji: Maharajah of Connemara by Anne Chambers Debolina Sen
- The Politics of South African Cricket by Jon Gemmell Suveen Sinha
- Pundits from Pakistan by Rahul Bhattacharya Boria Majumdar
- Cricket: A Bridge of Peace by Shaharyar M. Khan Sean Brown
- Sport in Society: Cultures, Politics, Media and Commerce
by J.A. Mangan
Projit Bihari Mukharji
- Sport in South Asian Society edited by Boria Majumdar
and J.A. Mangan
Brian Stoddart
- “The Muscular Missionary Movement: Cecil Earle Tyndale-Biscoe,
Kashmir, and the introduction of soccer”
J.A. Mangan
- Disreputable Pleasures: Less Virtuous Victorians at Play edited
by Mike Huggins and J. A. Mangan
Jishnu Dasgupta
- Terrace Heroes: Life and Times of 1930s Professional
by Graham Kelly
Sabyasachi Mallik
- British Football and Social Exclusion edited by Stephen Wagg Kausik Badyopadhyay
- “The Loaded Kick”—An extract from the forthcoming Social History of Indian Football by Boria Majumdar and Kausik Bandopadhyay
RASHID ALI is a theatre activist, freelance journalist, scriptwriter, and documentary film-maker based in New Delhi.
KAUSIK BANDYOPADHYAY is Senior Lecturer in History, North Bengal University, and Deputy Academic Editor, Soccer and Society (London: Routledge).

JANE BHANDARI is a writer and painter who coordinates the Mumbai poetry group, ‘Loquations’.

SEAN BROWN is a Ph.D. student working on Fan culture in sport at North Eastern University, USA.

PARTHA CHATTERJEE writes on film and music. He is based in New Delhi.

JISHNU DASGUPTA is a doctoral student in History at the University of Calcutta and sub-editor of EZine, the Sephis magazine.

SUDHANVA DESHPANDE is an actor, director, and playwright, and member of Jana Natya Manch. He works as editor in LeftWord Books, New Delhi.

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

BORIA MAJUMDAR is Executive Academic Editor of the Routledge journals Sport in Society and Soccer and Society and General Editor of the Routledge Series Sport in the Global Society. He teaches at the Universities of Calcutta, Chicago and LaTrobe and is the co-author of the forthcoming, A Social History of Indian Football (Penguin-Viking), Indian Cricket Reader (OUP).

SABYASACHI MALLICK is a sports-journalist with Kick Off, the official magazine of the Indian Football Associaiton.

J.A. MANGAN Executive Academic Editor of the International Journal of the History of Sport and General Editor of the Routledge Series, Sport in the Global Society. He is the Director, International Research Centre for Sport, Socialisation and Society, De Montfort University, Bedford, UK.

PARSHOTAM MEHRA is now working on his ‘Studies in Frontier History’. He has recently published two books on the Younghusband Expedition and the Tibetan Polity.

SAM MILLER is a Delhi-based writer and journalist.

RAZA A. MIR is the co-author of Fingers Dipped in Heartblood: A Celebration of Progressive Urdu Poetry, which will be published in July 2005 by IndiaInk.

PROJIT BIHARI MUKHARJI is a Felix Fellow at SOAS, University of London and is working on the history of medicine for his doctorate. A member of the Soccer and Society Editorial Board, he has also written extensively on sport, its political and social implications.

G.J.V. PRASAD, poet, novelist, and critic, discusses life and literature at the Centre of Linguistics & English, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

ANITA ROY is an Editor with Zubaan, an associate of Kali for Women.

DEBOLINA SEN is a post graduate student of history at the University of Calcutta.

RANJANA SENGUPTA is a freelance journalist. She is writing a book on New Delhi and is presently based in Islamabad.

SUVEEN SINHA is a Senior Special Correspondent with Outlook magazine, New Delhi.

SANJAY SIPAHIMALANI is a writer who works in an advertising agency in Mumbai.

BRIAN STODDART is Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) at La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia. After completing his PhD on Congress politics in inter-war South India, he turned to the study of sport as social history and is recognised internationally for his work on sport in Australian society, sport in the British Empire, Caribbean cricket, sport and the media and the political dimensions of sport. He has published extensively in all these and related areas, and is prominent as a media observer on sport.

C.P. SURENDRAN has three volumes of poetry to his credit. Poems from his collections, Gemini II, Pothumous Poems and Canaries On The Moon, have been widely anthologized in India and abroad. Surendran's first novel, An Iron Harvest, is scheduled to be released in India and abroad in September.He works as a columnist and journalist in Bombay. Currently Surendran is working on a collection of poems, whose tentative title is Lachrimae.

RAMU RAMANATHAN has penned 15 plays (staged), directed 18 and acted in one. He has coordinated and conceptualised workshops pertaining to theatre, over and above, sustaining, Theatre Positive, a play-reading movement for more than five years. He is the editor of PT NOTES, a monthly theatre newsletter, besides being an ardent student of theatre.

ANDREW WHITEHEAD lives in Delhi, and is the Director in India of the BBC World Service Trust.

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