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- Pakistan: A Personal History by Imran Khan Jawed Naqvi
- Rahul by Jatin Gandhi and Veena Sandhu Brijesh Pandey
- 24 Akbar Road by Rasheed Kidwai and Sonia Gandhi:
An Extraordinary Life, an Indian Destiny
by Rani Singh
Saba Naqvi
- Nitish Kumar and the Rise of Bihar by Arun Sinha Mahendra Suman
- Green and Saffron by Mukul Sharma Vidya Venkat
- Article 370: A Constitutional History of Jammu and Kashmir
by A. G. Noorani
Nawaz Gul Qanungo
- The Service of the State: The IAS Reconsidered by Bhaskar Ghose Alok Sinha
- The Punjab Bloodied, Partitioned and Cleansed by Ishtiaq Ahmed Ajay Bhardwaj
- The Social Space of Language: Vernacular Culture in British Colonial
by Farina Mir
Sunit Singh
- Instant City: Life and Death in Karachi by Steve Inskeep Manisha Sethi
- Invisible City: The Hidden Monuments of Delhi by Rakhshanda Jalil;
Photographs by Prabhas Roy
Kanika Singh
- Delhi: Red Fort to Raisina edited by JP Losty Swapna Liddle
- Taj Mahal Foxtrot: The Story of Bombayís Jazz Age by Naresh Fernandes Dilip D' Souza
- Stages of Life: Indian Theatre Autobiographies by Kathryn Hansen Shohini Ghosh
- Ear to the Ground: Writings on Class and Caste, Selected Writings of
K. Balagopal
edited by V. Geetha
Anant Maringanti
- A Book of Memory: Confessions and Reflections by Sudhir Kakar Shiva Kumar Srinivasan
- Which of My Selves Do You Wish To Speak To: Selected Poems
by Shiv K. Kumar
Neelanjana Banerjee
- In the Bazaar of Love: the Selected Poetry of Amir Khusrau
Translated and Introduced by Paul E. Losensky and Sunil Sharma
Prashant Keshavmurthy
- Home from a Distance edited by Giriraj Kiradoo and Rahul Soni Nikhil Govind
- The Yellow Emperorís Cure by Kunal Basu Mandakini Dubey
- The Business of Words by Andrť Schiffrin Devalina Mookerjee
- Feedback: Letters to the Editor
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).

AJAY BHARDWAJ is a Delhi-based documentary film-maker. His recent work Rabba Hun Kee Kariye (Thus Departed Our Neighbours) captured feelings of guilt and remorse about the genocidal violence of the partition in
East Punjab.

DILIP DíSOUZA has won several awards for his writing and his most recent book was Roadrunner. He writes on political/social issues, travel and does a mathematics column for Mint.

MANDAKINI DUBEY is a freelance editor based in Delhi. She has previously taught Literature for several years in the United States, before and after completing her PhD in English from Duke University in 2003.

SHOHINI GHOSH is Sajjad Zaheer Professor at the AJK Mass Communication Research Centre,
Jamia Millia Islamia.

NIKHIL GOVIND has a doctorate in modernist Hindi Literature from the University of California at Berkeley. He currently teaches at the Manipal Centre for Philosophy and the Humanities in Manipal, Karnataka.

PRASHANT KESHAVMURTHY is Assistant Professor of Iranian-Persian Studies, Institute of Islamic Studies, McGill University.

SWAPNA LIDDLE has a PhD in 19th century Delhi and is the author of Delhi: 14 Historic Walks
(Westland, 2012).

ANANT MARINGANTI is an independent scholar based in Hyderabad. A geographer by academic training and writes about cities, globalisation, development, and radical politics.

DEVALINA MOOKERJEE is an independent scholar interested in all things communication, including media.

JAWED NAQVI is a columnist for Dawn, Pakistan.

SABA NAQVI is the Political Editor of Outlook magazine.

BRIJESH PANDEY works as a Special Correspondent with Tehelka magazine, covering the Congress, Home Ministry and Intelligence Agencies.

NAWAZ GUL QANUNGO is a Srinagar-based independent journalist. His work appears regularly in the Tamil Dinamalar and The Friday Times of Pakistan. He was formerly based in New Delhi with Business Standard.

MANISHA SETHI teaches at the Centre for the Study of Comparative Religions and Civilizations, Jamia Millia Islamia. She is the author of Escaping the World: Womenís Renunciation among Jains (Routledge, 2011).

MAHENDRA SUMAN is a political activist and a freelance writer.

KANIKA SINGH is a research scholar working on museums and representation of heritage. She leads walks to lesser-known areas in Delhi with Delhi Heritage Walks (

SUNIT SINGH is a PhD candidate in the Divinity School at the University of Chicago and is presently in India to conduct dissertation related archival research as a Mellon-IIE fellow. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of the
Platypus Review.

ALOK SINHA spent 35 years "in the service of the State".

SHIVA KUMAR SRINIVASAN teaches at the Indian Institute of Planning and Management (IIPM), Chennai

VIDYA VENKAT is a Felix scholar studying Social Anthropology of Development at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London, UK.


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