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- Karmabhumi by Premchand, translated from Hindi by Lalit Srivastava; My Life and Times by Premchand, recreated from his works by Madan Gopal Ulka Anjaria
- The Grip of Change by P. Sivakami Mini Kapoor
- The Man on the Road edited by Ranga Rao Susan Visvanathan
- Vanishing Acts: New and Selected Poems 1985-2005 by Ranjit Hoskoté Sampurna Chattarji
- Collected Poems 1970-2005 by Keki N. Daruwalla Bruce King
- Across the Mystic Shore by Suroopa Mukherjee Ratna Raman
- Iron Harvest by C P Surendran Vinod K. Jose
- Ludmila’s Broken English by DBC Pierre Karishma Attari
- Spy Princess: The Life of Noor Inayat Khan by Shrabani Basu Vikramajit Ram
- Visualizing Indian Women 1875-1947 by Malavika Karlekar Geraldine Forbes
- India in Focus: Camera Chronicles of Homai Vyarawalla by Sabeena Gadihoke Ritu Menon
- The Nehrus, Personal Histories, text by Mushirul Hasan; photo research by Priya Kapur Partho Datta
- An extract from the keynote address to a Soccer Conference at SOAS, University of London J.A. Mangan
- Goalless: The Story of a Unique Footballing Nation by Boria Majumdar and Kausik Bandyopadhyay Roy Hay
- How Soccer Explains The World by Franklin Foer Boria Majumdar
- A review essay on Goal! The Dream Begins: A film directed by Danny Cannon and its novelization by Robert Rigby Christina Kwauk
- The Sport Star: Modern Sport and the Cultural Economy of Sporting Celebrity by Barry Smart A.K. Ahmed
- Deconstructing Sports History: A Postmodern Analysis edited by Murray G. Phillips Brian Stoddart
- Out of My Comfort Zone: the Autobiography by Steve Waugh Kunal Datta
- The Match by Romesh Gunesekera Shamya Dasgupta
- Krishna by Shanta Rameshwar Rao; paintings by Bulbul Sharma Tishani Doshi
- A review essay on trends in children’s literature in India Paro Anand
- The Dayal legacy : Obituary for Ravi Dayal Sridhar Balan
- Honorary Munda: Obituary for Kumar Suresh Singh Nandini Sundar
A. K. AHMED is a freelance writer based in Delhi.

PARO ANAND is a storyteller and has written 14 books for children. She headed the National Centre for Children’s Literature, National Book Trust, India and now runs a programme, ‘Literature in Action’.

ULKA ANJARIA is a graduate student at Stanford University and is currently working on a dissertation on the formal innovations of the 1920s and ’30s Indian realist novel.

KARISHMA ATTARI is a freelance writer based in Mumbai and co-edits Prithvi News, a journal of Prithvi Theatre.

SRIDHAR BALAN was a Director at OUP India. He is currently a Senior Consultant with Ratna Sagar Private Limited.        

SAMPURNA CHATTARJI is a poet, fiction writer and translator. Her first book of poems Sight May Strike You Blind is being published by the Sahitya Akademi this year.

SHAMYA DASGUPTA heads the sports department at Headlines Today.

PARTHO DATTA teaches undergraduate history students and is a Fellow with the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, New Delhi.

KUNAL DATTA is a retired tea planter who has played a lot of cricket at various levels.

TISHANI DOSHI is a freelance writer based in Chennai.

GERALDINE FORBES is a Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Department of History at the State University of New York Oswego. Her publications include Positivism in Bengal, Women in Modern India, and A Historian’s Perspective: Indian Women and the Freedom Movement. She is now working on family photographs as historical documents.

ROY HAY is an Emeritus Professor of Deakin University and managing partner of Sports and Editorial Services, Australia. He has just finished writing along with Bill Muray (La Trobe University) A Social History of Australian Football.

VINOD K. JOSE is the reporter in Delhi for Radio Pacifica, an American newscast. He is from Wayanad, Kerala.

MINI KAPOOR is a Senior Editor with the Indian Express.

Bruce King lives in Paris. His books include V.S. Naipaul Modern Indian Poetry in English, Three Indian Poets and Internationalization of English Literature.

CHRISTINA KWAUK has completed her M.A. in Social Sciences from the University of Chicago.

BORIA MAJUMDAR is a research fellow at La Trobe University Melbourne and is the General Editor of the Routledge Series Sport in the Global Society alongwith J.A. Mangan. His forthcoming book The Illustrated History of Indian Cricket will be published by Roli Books in October 2006.

J. A. MANGAN is the founding and General Editor of the Routledge series Sport in the Global Society and the author of the acclaimed classics Athleticism in the Victorian and Edwardian Public School (Cambridge 1981) and The Games Ethic and Imperialism (Penguin-Viking 1986, reprinted Frank Cass 2001).

RITU MENON is a feminist publisher and writer. She is the founder of Women Unlimited, an associate of Kali for Women.

VIKRAMAJIT RAM is the author-photographer of the forthcoming Elephant Kingdom: Sculptures from Indian Architecture.

RATNA RAMAN is a Reader in English at Sri Venkateswara College, University of Delhi.

BRIAN STODDART is Vice-Chancellor of La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia, and a pioneer in the field of Sports History.  His new work, Soundings in Modern Sports Culture: Key Writings and Ideas, 1979-2004 appears later this year.

NANDINI SUNDAR is a Professor at the Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi.

SUSAN VISVANATHAN is the author of Something Barely Remembered (IndiaInk and Flamingo), The Visiting Moon (IndiaInk) and Phosphorous and Stone (Zubaan, in press).

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