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- ‘The marvellous life of fiction’—An essay on Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s
memoir, Living to Tell the Tale
Manash Bhattacharjee
- A Great Unrecorded History: A New Life of E.M. Forster
by Wendy Moffat
Harleen Singh
- A Masterful Spirit – Homi Bhabha (1909-1966) by Indira Chowdhury
and Ananya Dasgupta
Ranjit Nair
- Ayn Rand and the World She Made by Anne C. Heller Gurcharan Das
- Close-up – Zohra Segal: Memoirs Of A Life On Stage & Screen Anjum Katyal
- Leela: A Patchwork Life by Leela Naidu with Jerry Pinto Ranjit Hoskote
- Outlaw: India’s Bandit Queen and Me by Roy Moxham Hartosh Singh Bal
- Memories of a Rolling Stone by Vina Mazumdar Maitrayee Chaudhuri
- Roadrunner: An Indian Quest in America by Dilip D’Souza Mihir S. Sharma
- The Way of the World by Nicolas Bouvier; translated by Robyn Marsack David Mathews
- ‘Lex Terroris’—An essay on Poetry in a Time of Terror Rukmini Bhaya Nair
- Poetics of Dislocation by Meena Alexander Sridala Swami
- Man of Glass by Tabish Khair Keki N. Daruwalla
- Interior Decoration: Poems by 54 Women from 10 Languages
Eds. Ammu Joseph, Vasantha Kannabiran, Ritu Menon, Volga
T. P. Sabitha
- Serious Men by Manu Joseph Karishma Attari
- Lie: A Traditional Tale of Modern India text by Gautam Bhatia;
Illustrations by Shankar Lal Bhopa, Birju Lal Bhopa, Ghanshyam
Amruta Patil
- Balloonists by Rajorshi Chakraborti Jai Arjun Singh
- Monkey-Man by Usha K. R. Manjula Padmanabhan
- Tales in Colour by Kunzang Choden Bulbul Sharma
- From Capitalism to Civilization: Reconstructing the Socialist Perspective
by Samir Amin
Paranjoy Guha Thakurta
- Out of This Earth: East India Adivasis and the Aluminium Cartel
by Felix Padel and Samarendra Das
Vidya Venkat
- The Face You were Afraid to See: Essays on the Indian Economy
by Amit Bhaduri
Satya Sagar
KARISHMA ATTARI is a freelance writer and reviewer based in Mumbai.

HARTOSH SINGH BAL is Political Editor of Open magazine.

MANASH BHATTACHARJEE is a poet and a political theorist, living in New Delhi.

MAITRAYEE CHAUDHURI is a professor at the Centre for the Study of Social Systems, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

KEKI N. DARUWALLA’ s novel For Pepper and Christ was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Prize Asia and UK.

GURCHARAN DAS is the author of The Difficulty of Being Good: on the subtle art of dharma (Penguin India, 2009 and Oxford University Press, New York, 2010).

RANJIT HOSKOTE is a poet, cultural theorist and independent curator. He is the author of 19 books, including Vanishing Acts: New & Selected Poems 1985-2005 (Penguin) and Die Ankunft der Vögel (Hanser).

ANJUM KATYAL has been Chief Editor, Seagull Books, Calcutta and Editor, Seagull Theatre Quarterly. She has translated Habib Tanvir’s Charandas Chor and Hirmaki Amar Kahani (The Living Tale of Hirma) as well as Usha Ganguli’s Rudali and stories by Mahasweta Devi and Meera Mukherjee. She is presently working on a book on Habib Tanvir, as well as translating his Bahadur Kalarin. A published poet, she also edits Art and the City, a web journal on the contemporary arts in India. She is currently working with Saregama-HMV.

DAVID MATHEWS is an illustrator from Delhi, presently based in Vienna.

RUKMINI BHAYA NAIR is Professor of Linguistics and English at the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi. Her latest book is Poetry in a Time of Terror: Essays in the Postcolonial Preternatural (Oxford University Press, 2009).

RANJIT NAIR is Director of the Centre for Philosophy and Foundations of Science, New Delhi.

MANJULA PADMANABHAN is an author and artist. Her last published novel was ESCAPE (Picador India).

AMRUTA PATIL is a writer-painter, author of the graphic novel Kari, and co-editor of Mindfields magazine. You can follow her work on

T. P. SABITHA teaches literature in English in Hansraj College, University of Delhi. She is a researcher and writes poetry in English and Malayalam.

SATYA SAGAR is a journalist, writer, videomaker based in New Delhi. He specialises in public health and human rights issues.

BULBUL SHARMA is an author and artist and a special needs art teacher for children. She lives and works in Shaya , a village in the mountains of Himachal Pradesh and is the Founder-member of Sannidhi—an organisation that runs literacy projects with women and children in villages.

MIHIR S. SHARMA trained as a political economist in Delhi and Boston. He is currently Senior Assistant Editor at The Indian Express.

JAI ARJUN SINGH is a Delhi-based freelance writer and journalist. He writes the blog Jabberwock (

HARLEEN SINGH is an Assistant Professor of Literature and Women’s Studies at Brandeis University.

SRIDALA SWAMI is the author of one book of poetry, A Reluctant Survivor (Sahitya Akademi, 2007). She lives in Hyderabad.

PARANJOY GUHA THAKURTA is an educator and an independent journalist whose works cut across different media—print, radio, television and documentary cinema.

VIDYA VENKAT is an independent writer and researcher working on issues of social justice and development, based in Chennai. Her writings have appeared in The Hindu and Frontline.


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