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- That Used to be US : What Went Wrong With America – and How It
Can Come Back
by Thomas L Friedman and Michael Mandelbaum
Mohan Guruswamy
- The 9/11 Wars by Jason Burke Sukumar Muralidharan
- Water: Asia's New Battleground by Brahma Chellaney Dipak Gyawali
- Where China Meets India: Burma and the New Crossroads of Asia
by Thant Myint - U
Shyam Saran
- Does the Elephant Dance? Contemporary Indian Foreign Policy
by David M Malone
A S Panneerselvan
- Pakistan: Beyond the ‘Crisis State' edited by Maleeha Lodhi Seema Mustafa
- The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes Neel Mukherjee
- Our Lady of Alice Bhatti by Mohammed Hanif Nandini Lal
- The Cat's Table: A Novel by Michael Ondaatje Sudeep Paul
- Conversations in Bloomsbury by Mulk Raj Anand Ulka Anjaria
- Lost and Found by C P Surendran Avijit Ghosh
- The Artist of Disappearance by Anita Desai Somak Ghosal
- Bharathipura by U R Ananthamurthy; translated from the Kannada
by Susheela Punitha
Paul Sharrad
- Ithaca by David Davidar Pratik Kanjilal
- “On Vice Chancellors and Scholars: Questions of Rule, Authority and
Freedom" — an essay on the 300 Ramayanas controversy
Sumit Sarkar & Tanika Sarkar
- Justice before Reconciliation: Negotiating a “New normal" in
Post-riot Mumbai and Ahmedabad
by Dipankar Gupta
Manoj Mitta
- Elite and Everyman: The Cultural Politics of Indian Middle Classes
edited by Amita Baviskar and Raka Ray
Tanweer Fazal
- The Buddha and His Dhamma: A Critical Edition by B.R. Ambedkar
Edited, Introduced and Annotated by Aakash Singh Rathore
and Ajay Verma
Ahmed Sohaib
- Ethical Life in South Asia edited by Anand Pandian and Daud Ali John E Cort
- Lucknow Boy: A Memoir by Vinod Mehta Harsh Sethi
- Ink in My Veins: A Life in Journalism by S. Nihal Singh Hiranmay Karlekar
- JS & The Times of My Life – A Worm's-eye View of Indian Journalism
by Jug Suraiya
Anikendra Nath Sen
- Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson Nishant Shah
- Reviewers' Choice: A selection of the most memorable books of 2011
and the most anticipated titles of 2012
ULKA ANJARIA is Assistant Professor, Department of English, Brandeis University, USA.

JOHN E CORT is Professor of Asian and Comparative Religion, Department of Religion, Denison University, Granville, Ohio, USA.

TANWEER FAZAL teaches at the Nelson Mandela Centre for Peace and Conflict Resolution, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.

AVIJIT GHOSH is the author of the national-award winning book, Cinema Bhojpuri (Penguin India, 2010), and the novel, Bandicoots in the Moonlight (Penguin India, 2008). He is Senior Editor at the The Times of India.

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.

DIPAK GYAWALI is an academician and Nepal's former Minister of Water Resources. He has been a visiting Professor of Water and Cultural Diversity at the United Nations University and also the Vice-chair of the technical committee of the UN World Water Development Report.

MOHAN GURUSWAMY heads the Centre for Policy Alternatives, New Delhi, an independent and privately funded think-tank. He is the author of several books on policy issues the latest being Chasing the Dragon: Will India Catch-up with China? (Dorling Kindersley/Pearson Education, 2011). A Harvard graduate, he is a frequent commentator on matters of current interest in the print and electronic media; and has held senior positions in government and industry.

PRATIK KANJILAL is publisher of The Little Magazine.

HIRANMAY KARLEKAR is Consultant Editor of The Pioneer and a writer. He is the author of Savage Humans and Stray Dogs: A Study in Aggression (Sage,2005), Bangladesh: The Next Afghanistan?(Sage, 2005) and In The Mirror of Mandal: Social Justice, Caste, Class and The Individual (Ajanta,1992)in English. His novels in Bengali are Bhabishyater Ateet (Dey's, 1994) and Meherunnisa (Dey's, 1994). He edited Independent India: The First Fifty Years, sponsored by the Indian Council of Cultural Relations (Oxford University Press,1998).

NANDINI LAL is a Washington DC-based writer, editor and critic who has written widely in the media.

MANOJ MITTA is Senior Editor at the The Times of India.

NEEL MUKHERJEE debut novel, Past Continuous, won the Vodafone-Crossword Award in 2009. His second novel, The Lives of Others, will be out in 2013.

SUKUMAR MURALIDHARAN is a freelance journalist based in New Delhi.

SEEMA MUSTAFA is a senior journalist based in Delhi.

A S PANNEERSELVAN is Executive Director of Panos Southasia.

SUDEEP PAUL is Assistant Editor (Editorial Pages) of The Indian Express, New Delhi.

SHYAM SARAN is a former Foreign Secretary of India. He was India's Ambassador in Myanmar from 1997 to 2001. He is currently Chairman of Research and Information Systems for Developing Countries and Senior Fellow at the Centre for Policy Research.

SUMIT SARKAR retired as Professor, Department of History, University of Delhi.

TANIKA SARKAR is Professor, Centre for the Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

NISHANT SHAH is the co-founder and Director-Research at the Bangalore based Centre for Internet and Society. He is the co-editor of the recently published 4 volume book Digital AlterNatives with a Cause? available for a digital download at

PAUL SHARRAD is Associate Professor in English Literatures at the University of Wollongong, Australia. His most recent book is Postcolonial Literary History and Indian English Fiction, Cambria/Prestige 2009/2010).

ANIKENDRA NATH SEN is Chairman of Asia Pacific Communications Associates, a media company with a newspaper presence in Nepal and Mauritius. Ajournalist since 1973, he has previously worked in numerous organisations including ABC/Radio Australia and The Times of India.

HARSH SETHI is Consulting Editor of Seminar magazine.

AHMED SOHAIB teaches at the Centre for the Study of Comparative Religions and Civilizations, Jamia Millia Islamia. He works on early Buddhism.


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