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- Shalimar The Clown by Salman Rushdie Sanjay Sipahimalani
- Arthur and George by Julian Barnes Kalpish Ratna
- A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian by Marina Lewycka Nandini Lal
- Diddi: My Mother’s Voice by Ira Pande Shobhana Bhattacharji
- Indian Cricket Through the Ages: A Reader edited by Boria Majumdar Nalin Mehta
- Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner Omkar Goswami
- The Future of Governance: Politics, Economics and Governance by Bimal Jalan Sunil Jain
- Governing Globalization: Issues and Institutions edited by Deepak Nayyar Paranjoy Guha Thakurta
- Public Culture, Still: Tracing the trajectory of Indian Public Culture William Mazzarella
- Recording the Past: How public culture is shaping the future of the
discipline of History
Dipesh Chakrabarty
- Time in Global Popular Culture: An essay John D. Kelly
- Fearing the Close-up: The threat of spatial intimacy in cinema in
colonial India
Babli Sinha
- Changing Contexts, New Texts: Analyzing post-1980 Bengali cinema Sharmistha Gooptu
- Rowdies, Rasikas, Fans: A look at Bollywood, New Media, and Participatory Culture Aswin Punathambekar
- Language re-mix: Re-mixing regional and linguistic identities in
contemporary Maharashtra
Shreeyash S. Palshikar
- From the Riverfront to the Bazaar: Consumption, culture, and identity in Banaras Jenny Huberman
- Shoveling Smoke: Advertising and Globalization in
Contemporary India
by William Mazzarella
Jonathan Shapiro Anjaria
- Chimes of Freedom: Bob Dylan and the 60s by Mike Marqusee Devangshu Datta
- Sarai Reader 05: Bare Acts, guest edited by Lawrence Liang Anuj Bhuwania
- Dalit Diary: 1999-2003 Reflections on Apartheid in India by Chandra Bhan Prasad and Buffalo Nationalism: A Critique of
Spiritual Fascism
by Kancha Ilaiah
Vijay Prashad
- Survival and Emancipation: Notes from Indian Women’s
by Brinda Karat
Kavita Krishnan
- December 13: Terror Over Democracy by Nirmalangshu Mukherji Sukumar Muralidharan
JONATHAN SHAPIRO ANJARIA is a Ph.D. student at the University of California, Santa Cruz, USA, working on conflicts over open space and visions for the future of Mumbai.

SHOBHANA BHATTACHARJI is Reader, Jesus and Mary College, University of Delhi.

ANUJ BHUWANIA is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Socio-Cultural Anthropology at Columbia University, New York.

DIPESH CHAKRABARTY is Lawrence A. Kimpton Distinguished Service Professor of History and South Asian Studies, University of Chicago, USA.

DEVANGSHU DATTA is a financial analyst and media consultant. He listened to a lot of Dylan on his Telefunken4-band back in the 1960s.

SHARMISTHA GOOPTU is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of History, University of Chicago, and is working on Bengali cinema of the period 1931-1955.

OMKAR GOSWAMI is an economist and the Founder and Chairman of CERG Advisory, a corporate consulting and economic advisory firm.

JENNY HUBERMAN has recently defended her dissertation entitled, “Working and Playing Banaras: A Study of Tourist Encounters, Sentimental Journeys, and the Business of Visitation” in the Anthropology Department, University of Chicago.

SUNIL JAIN is Associate Editor, Business Standard.

JOHN D. KELLY teaches at the Department of Anthropology, University of Chicago, USA.

KAVITA KRISHNAN is a political activist.

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

WILLIAM MAZZARELLA teaches at the Department of Anthropology, University of Chicago, USA.

NALIN MEHTA is doing a Ph.D. on Indian television and its political impact at La Trobe University, Melbourne. He has previously been a political correspondent for NDTV.

SUKUMAR MURALIDHARAN is Visiting Professor, Centre for Jawaharlal Nehru Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.

SHREEYASH S. PALSHIKAR is a doctoral candidate in the Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations at The University of Chicago.

VIJAY PRASHAD is the author of ten books, the first, published in 1999 by Oxford University Press was Untouchable Freedom: A Social History of the Balmiki Community. He teaches at Trinity College, USA and writes the monthly column “Letter from America” in Frontline. Leftword Books will publish his Darker Nations: The Rise and Fall of the Third World in 2006. His new project is on Dalits and Globalisation.

ASWIN PUNATHAMBEKAR is a doctoral student in the Department of Communication Arts at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His dissertation examines the intersections of fan cultures, Indian cinema, and ‘new’ media in transnational contexts.

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.

BABLI SINHA is a Ph.D. candidate at the Department of English, University of Chicago, USA.

SANJAY SIPAHIMALANI is a writer and advertising professional based in Mumbai.

PARANJOY GUHA THAKURTA is Director, School of Convergence. He is a journalist and commentator with over 28 years of experience in various media—print, radio, Internet, television and documentary cinema.


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