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- St. Cyril Road and Other Poems by Amit Chaudhuri Arvind Krishna Mehrotra
- Translating India: The Cultural Politics of English by Rita Kothari
and Asian Englishes: Beyond the Canon by Braj B. Kachru
Eunice De Souza
- Life-On My Side of the Street and Other Poems by Anna Sujatha
Mathai and Dialogue and Other Poems by Priya Sarukkai Chabria
Jane Bhandari
- Weight Loss: A Comedy of Sexual and Spiritual Degradation by Upamanyu Chatterjee Nandini Lal
- The Inheritance of Loss by Kiran Desai Mini Kapoor
- The Girl by Sonia Faleiro Ritu Menon
- The Hills of Angheri by Kaveri Nambisan N. Kalyan Raman
- The Raja is Dead by Shivani Singh Mitali Saran
- Jonathan Swift: Gulliver’s Travels and Other Writings Devangshu Datta
- Turkey’s conscience keeper: A conversation with Orhan Pamuk Dileep Padgaonkar
- India’s Shakespeare: Translation, Interpretation and Performance
edited by Poonam Trivedi and Dennis Bhartolomeusz
GJV Prasad
- An Indian Passage to Europe: The Travels of Fath Nawaz Jang,
edited by Omar Khalidi
Yoginder Sikand
- The Aftermath of Orientalism: An Introduction Bali Sahota
- “Civilising the East: Analysing the case against Ancient Indian History”—
An essay
Thomas R. Trautmann
- “Embedded poets: The birth of the Anthology and the Social Life of
Sanskrit Kavya”—An essay
Jesse Ross Knutson
- “Lament for a ‘living literature’”: A philologist’s field report on what ails Puranic Studies Travis L. Smith
- “Tarashankar’s aboriginal uncanny”—An essay Ben Conisbee Baer
- “Orientalism’s Genesis Amnesia: The obliteration of the contribution of
the Rest by the West”—An essay
Mohmad Tavakoli-Targhi
- “A bundle of contradictions: Identity and Authority in Readings of
Iqbal”—An essay
Bali Sahota
- “Britain in the Urdu Tongue: Accounts by early
Nineteenth-Century Visitors”. An extract from A Wilderness of Possibilities: Urdu Studies in Transnational Perspective, edited by Kathryn Hansen and David Lelyveld
Michael H. Fisher
- “The Professor of Literature”: An essay on the legacy of
Edward W. Said
Timothy Brennan
- Debrahmanising History: Dominance and Resistance in Indian
by Braj Ranjan Mani
Cynthia Stephen
- Negotiating India’s Past: Essays in Memory of Partha Sarathi
edited by Biswamoy Pati, Bhairavi Prasad Sahu, T.K. Venkatasubramanian
Lata Singh
- Pancha-Kanya—The Five Virgins of Indian Epics: A Quest in
Search of Meaning
by Pradip Bhattacharya
Amreeta Sen
BEN CONISBEE BAER is Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature at Princeton University.

JANE BHANDARI is a poet and painter based in Mumbai. She co-ordinates Loquations, a poetry reading group.

TIMOTHY BRENNAN teaches at the Department of Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature, and English at the University of Minnesota. His recent books include Wars of Position: The Cultural Politics of Left and Right and the forthcoming Secular Devotion: Afro-Latin Music and Imperial Jazz.

DEVANGSHU DATTA is a financial analyst and media consultant.

EUNICE DE SOUZA is a poet and a novelist. She retired as the Head of Department of english, St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai.

MICHAEL H. FISHER is Danforth Professor of History at Oberlin College. His most recent book is Counterflows to Colonialism: Indian Travellers and Setllers in Britain, 1600-1857.

MINI KAPOOR is a senior editor with The Indian Express.

JESSE ROSS KNUTSON is a PhD Candidate at the Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations, and studies Sanskrit and Bengali literatures. His current work offers a historical analysis of shifts of register and new social contents in the poetry of early and late medieval Bengal.

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

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

ARVIND KRISHNA MEHROTRA has published four books of poems, of which the latest is The Transfiguring Places (1998). His edited books include The Oxford India Anthology of Twelve Modern Indian Poets (1992) and The Illustrated History of Indian Literature in English (2003).

DILEEP PADGAONKAR is Chairman, Asia-Pacific Communication Associates Pvt. Ltd., and Consulting Editor, The Times of India.

GJV PRASAD is a poet and novelist. He discusses life and literature at the Centre for English Studies at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

N. KALYAN RAMAN is a telecom professional, based in Bangalore. He is also a noted translator of contemporary Tamil fiction and poetry into English.

BALI SAHOTA is a research associate at the University of Minnesota’s Department of Asian Languages and Literatures. His interests are in modern Indian intellectual history, Urdu literary culture and historical materialism.

MITALI SARAN is a freelance writer based in Delhi.

AMREETA SEN is a writer based in Kolkata. She is the author of Kurukshetra, Kaikeyi and the Lost Unicorn.

YOGINDER SIKAND is a freelance writer who writes extensively on Muslim issues. Lata Singh is a Fellow at Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, New Delhi.

TRAVIS L. SMITH is a doctoral candidate in Religion at Columbia University. He currently teaches courses at Barnard College/Columbia University in Asian Humanities, Hinduism and Tantra, and is completing a dissertation on “Tantra in the Varanasi Sthala-Puranas”.

CYNTHIA STEPHEN is a political activist and an independent researcher based in Bangalore.

MOHMAD TAVAKOLI-TARGHI is a Professor of History and Near and Middle Eastern Civilisations at the University of Toronto and the Chair of the Department of Historical Studies at the University of Toronto-Mississauga.

THOMAS R. TRAUTMANN is Professor of History and Anthropology at the University of Michigan. He has written Dravidian Kinship, Aryans and British India and The Aryan Debate . His new book, Languages and Nations: the Dravidian Proof in Colonial Madras, will appear soon.

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