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- The Groaning Shelf and Other Instances of Book Love
by Pradeep Sebastian
Nilanjana S Roy
- The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer
by Siddhartha Mukherjee
Ambarish Satwik
- Deadly Embrace – Pakistan, America and the Future of the
Global Jihad
by Bruce Riedel
Salman Haider
- Tinderbox: The Past And Future Of Pakistan by MJ Akbar Mihir S Sharma
- Myths and Facts–Bangladesh Liberation War: How India, US,
China and the USSR Shaped the Outcome
by BZ Khasru
Srinath Raghavan
- The Long Road to Siachen: The Question Why by Kunal Verma
and Rajiv Williams and Siachen Glacier: The Battle of Roses
by Harish Kapadia
Anirudh Deshpande
- An Odyssey in War and Peace by Lieutenant General JFR Jacob Kunal Verma
- The Good Muslim by Tahmima Anam Somak Ghoshal
- The Wandering Falcon by Jamil Ahmad Taran Khan
- The Cloud Messenger by Aamer Hussein Neelanjana Banerjee
- The Convert: A Tale of Exile and Extremism by Deborah Baker Manisha Sethi
- Mountains and Rivers: An Essay on the Dialogues between writers of
India and China, organised by the journals Almost Island and Jintian
Sharmistha Mohanty
- China: A History by John Keay Madhavi Thampi
- Tagore and China—an extract from Tagore and China edited by Tan
Chung, Wang Bangwei, Amiya Dev and Wei Liming
Amartya Sen
- On China by Henry Kissinger Sukumar Muralidharan
- India & China: The Battle Between Soft and Hard Power
by Prem Shankar Jha
Zorawar Daulat Singh
- India China — Neighbours Strangers edited by Ira Pande Patricia Uberoi
- The China Syndrome: Grappling with an Uneasy Relationship
by Harsh V Pant
Sujit Datta
- Memories of Life in Lhasa under Chinese Rule by Tubten Khetsun;
translated by Matthew Akester
Parshotam Mehra
- Pearl of China by Anchee Min Mishi Saran
- Chinese Whiskers by Pallavi Aiyar Sandhya Iyer
- The Lost and Forgotten Languages of Shanghai by Ruiyan Xu Jai Arjun Singh
NEELANJANA BANERJEE is a writer and editor based between San Francisco, Kolkata and Ahmedabad. She is the co-editor of Indivisible: An Anthology of South Asian American Poetry (University of Arkansas Press, 2010).

SUJIT DATTA is Professor and MK Gandhi Chair, Nelson Mandela Centre For Peace and Conflcit Resolution, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.

ANIRUDH DESHPANDE is Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Delhi.

SOMAK GHOSHAL read English Literature at University College, Oxford, on a Rhodes Scholarship. He is presently an Assistant Editor with the editorial pages of The Telegraph. He writes on literature, politics, music and the visual arts.

SALMAN HAIDAR is a former diplomat, who retired from Indian Foreign Service as Foreign Secretary.

SANDHYA IYER works as a senior feature writer with an English daily in Pune. She writes on books and films, and runs her own blog, Book Nook.

TARAN KHAN is a journalist and filmmaker currently working in Kabul.

SHARMISTHA MOHANTY is author of two novels, Book One and New Life, and the founder-editor of the online journal Almost Island. She teaches at the Creative Writing Masters Programme at the City University of Hong Kong.

PARSHOTAM MEHRA is Professor Emeritus at Panjab University and has written widely on India’s frontiers and the border dispute with China.

SUKUMAR MURALIDHARAN is a freelance journalist based in New Delhi.

SRINATH RAGHAVAN is a Senior Fellow at the Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi.

NILANJANA S. Roy writes for the Business Standard on books and for the International Herald Tribune on gender issues. She is working on a collection of essays, How To Read in Indian, to be published by HarperCollins India.

MISHI SARAN is a writer based in Shanghai. Her next novel, The Other Side of Light, is set there, and will be published in 2012.

AMBARISH SATWIK is a Delhi-based vascular surgeon and writer. His debut work of fiction Perineum: nether parts of the Empire was published by Penguin in 2007. His polemical commentary on sundry matters involving food, sex, popular culture and pathology appears most often in Time Out. He is currently collaborating with artists to produce graphic non fiction.

AMARTYA SEN is currently the Thomas W Lamont University Professor and Professor of Economics and Philosophy at Harvard University. In 1998, he won the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics for his contributions to work on welfare economics.

MANISHA SETHI teaches at the Centre for the Study of Comparative Religions and Civilizations, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.

MIHIR S. SHARMA is a Delhi-based economist and political scientist. He is currently Senior Assistant Editor at The Indian Express.

JAI ARJUN SINGH is a freelance writer and journalist. He has authored the book Jaane bhi do Yaaro: Seriously Funny Since 1983, about the making of the cult comedy film, and has edited The Popcorn Essayists, an anthology of film essays. He writes on the culture blog Jabberwock at

ZORAWAR DAULAT SINGH is a research fellow at the Centre for Policy Alternatives, New Delhi, and co-author of India China Relations: The Border Issue and Beyond (Viva Books, 2009) and Chasing the Dragon: Will India Catch Up With China? (Pearson Education, 2009).

MADHAVI THAMPI teaches at the Department of East Asian Studies, University of Delhi.

PATRICIA UBEROI is a sociologist. She is Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Chinese Studies, Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, Delhi.

KUNAL VERMA is a filmmaker and an author. His films include histories of the Indian Army, Air Force and the Navy, the National Defence Academy (Standard Bearers) and Indian Military Academy (The Making of a Warrior). His books include Ocean to Sky: India from the Air (Roli Books) and The Long Road to Siachen: The Question Why (Rupa & Co). A 1296-page trilogy covering the Northeast states (the Seven Sisters), Sikkim and North Bengal is due to be released in August 2011.


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