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- J.D. Salinger: A Life Raised High by Kenneth Slawenski Sudeep Paul
- The Rivered Earth by Vikram Seth Giti Chandra
- The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery;
translated by Alison Anderson
Souvik Mukherjee
- Yellow is the Colour of Longing by K.R. Meera; translated
by J. Devika
Parvati Sharma
- The Extras by Kiran Nagarkar Mitali Saran
- The Butterfly Generation: A Personal Journey into the Passions
and Follies of India’s Technicolour Youth
by Palash Krishna Mehrotra
Trisha Gupta
- Aung San Suu Kyi: A Biography by Jesper Bengtsson Mini Kapoor
- Women in Indian Borderlands edited by Paula Banerjee and Anasua
Basu Ray Chaudhry
Rita Manchanda
- Women, War and the Making of Bangladesh: Remembering 1971 by
Yasmin Saikia; Dead Reckoning: Memories of the 1971 Bangladesh
by Sarmila Bose
Nabanipa Bhattacharya
- Freedom’s Mother by Anisul Hoque Bhaswati Chakravorty
- ‘Making their mark against heavy odds’ — an essay on the foundational
texts of feminism
Mary E. John
- Making a Difference: Memoirs from the Women’s Movement in India
edited by Ritu Menon
Harleen Singh
- Our Pictures, Our Words: A Visual Journey Through the Women’s
by Laxmi Murthy and Rajashri Dasgupta
Ammu Joseph
- “Contemporary Indian Women Writing: Recreating the World through
the Word” — a report on a national seminar organised by Adarsh
Mahila Mahavidyalya, Bhiwani, Haryana
Rashmi Bajaj & Aparna Batra
- ‘Liberating the female body, not the mind‘ — an essay on female myths
and erotica in Indian literature
Mridula Garg
- Why Loiter? Women and Risk on Mumbai Streets by Shilpa Phadka,
Shilpa Ranade and Sameera Khan
Anjali Arondekar
- Doing Gender, Doing Geography: Emerging Research in India
edited by Saraswati Raju
Lalit Batra
- Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother by Amy Chua Uma Mahadevan-Dasgupta
- Intimate Others: Marriage and Sexualities in India edited
by Samita Sen, Ranjita Biswas, Nandita Dhawan
Rochona Majumdar
- Escaping the World: Women Renouncers among Jains
by Manisha Sethi
Anne Vallely
- Dangerous Sex, Invisible Labour: Sex Work and the Law in India
by Prabha Kotiswaran
Rukmini Sen
- Markets and Malthus: Population, Gender and Health in Neo-liberal
edited by Mohan Rao and Sarah Sexton
Laxmi Murthy
- Law like Love: Queer Perspectives on Law edited by Arvind Narrain
and Alok Gupta
Saptarshi Mandal
- Censorship and Sexuality in Bombay Cinema by Monika Mehta Anupama Kapse
- Empire, Media and the Autonomous Woman: A Feminist Critique of
Postcolonial Thought
by Esha Niyogi De
Karen Gabriel
- Demography and Democracy: Essays on Nationalism, Gender and
by Himani Bannerji
Shrimoyee N. Ghosh
ANJALI ARONDEKAR is Associate Professor of Feminist Studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz. She is the author of For the Record: On Sexuality and the Colonial Archive in India (Orient Blackswan, New Delhi, 2010).
APARNA BATRA is Associate Professor, Adarsh Mahila Mahavidalya Bhiwani, Haryana and an advocate for women’s rights.
LALIT BATRA is a PhD student in the Department of Geography, University of Minnesota.
RASHMI BAJAJ is Head of the Department of English, Vaish PG College, Bhiwani, Haryana and the author of Women Indo-Anglian Poets: A Critique (1997).
NABANIPA BHATTACHARYA teaches Sociology at Sri Venketeswara College, University of Delhi.
BHASWATI CHAKRAVORTY is Associate Editor of The Telegraph, and formerly Reader in English, Presidency College, Calcutta. She has translated into Bengali Amartya Sen’s Identity and Violence and written a book on violence against women in public spaces in Bengali, called Pothe Bipade.
GITI CHANDRA is Associate Professor at the Dept of English, St Stephen’s College. She is the author of Narrating Violence, Constructing Collective Identities: To witness these wrongs unspeakable (Macmillan UK/US, 2009) and The Fang of Summoning (Hachette, 2010). She is a trained violinist and a Choral Conductor.
UMA MAHADEVAN-DASGUPTA is in the Indian Administrative Service, on a child-care break.
KAREN GABRIEL teaches at the Department of English, St Stephen’s College, and is Director, Center for the Study of Gender, Culture and Social Processes, St Stephen’s College, Delhi University.
MRIDULA GARG is an eminent and widely read Hindi novelist and story writer. Three of her novels, Chittacobra, Anitya Halfway to Nowhere and Country of Goodbyes and a short story collection, Daffodils on Fire, are available in English translation. She is the recipient of the Vyas Samman.
SHRIMOYEE NANDINI GHOSH is a writer and legal researcher based in Delhi.
TRISHA GUPTA is a Delhi-based writer and critic with a background in cultural anthropology. She writes reviews and cultural commentary for, Caravan, Open, Biblio, the Indian Express and the Sunday Guardian, among others. Her published writing can be read at
MARY E. JOHN is Director, Centre for Women’s Development Studies, Delhi.
AMMU JOSEPH is a Bangalore-based journalist and author. Among her publications are Whose News? The Media and Women’s Issues (Sage 1994/2006), Making News: Women in Journalism (Konark 2000, Penguin India 2005) and Terror, Counter-Terror: Women Speak Out (Kali, 2003).
MINI KAPOOR is a writer based in New Delhi.
ANUPAMA KAPSE is an Assistant Professor of Media Studies at Queens College, City University of New York. Her current projects include a book on melodrama and early moving image culture in India and a co-edited collection of essays that focuses on the global exchange of silent film, Border Crossings: Silent Cinema and the Politics of Space (with Jennifer Bean and Laura Horak, forthcoming from Indiana University Press).

ROCHONA MAJUMDAR is Assistant Professor at the Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago.
RITA MANCHANDA is with South Asia Forum for Human Rights and co-author of When Home is the Edge of the Nation: Dialogues with ‘border’ peoples of Rajasthan, West Bengal and Bangladesh, SAFHR 2012.
SAPTARISHI MANDAL is currently a Visiting Fellow at the Centre for the Study of Law and Governance, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
SOUVIK MUKHERJEE is Assistant Professor of English at Shiv Nadar University. His research, on which he completed his PhD from Nottingham Trent University, is on videogames as an emerging storytelling medium.
LAXMI MURTHY is Consulting Editor, Himal Southasian. She has been active in the women’s movement for about 25 years.
SUDEEP PAUL is an Assistant Editor with the Opinion Pages of The Indian Express, New Delhi.
MITALI SARAN is a freelance writer based in New Delhi.
PARVATI SHARMA is a writer based in New Delhi. She is the author of The Dead Camel and Other Stories of Love (Zubaan, 2010).
RUKMINI SEN is Assistant Professor in Sociology and Gender Studies, Ambedkar University, Delhi.
HARLEEN SINGH teaches South Asian Literature and Women and Gender Studies at Brandeis University.

ANNE VALLELY is Associate Professor at the Department of Classics and Religious Studies, University of Ottawa. She is the author of Guardians of the Transcendent: An Ethnography of a Jain Acetic Community
(University of Toronto Press, 2002).


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