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- An Uncertain Glory: India and Its Contradictions
by Jean Drčze and Amartya Sen
Bibek Debroy
- Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity and Poverty by Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson Mohan Guruswamy
- Revolution from Above: India’s Future and the Citizen Eliteby Dipankar Gupta Anant Maringanti
- The Pakistan Project: A Feminist Perspective of Nation and Identity
by Rubina Saigol
Uma Chakravarti
- Against the Madness of Manu: B.R. Ambedkar’s Writings on Brahminical Patriarchy selected and introduced by Sharmila Rege Kalpana Kannabiran
- On Hinduism by Wendy Doniger Pradip Bhattacharya
- The Billionaire’s Apprentice: The Rise of the Indian American Elite and the Fall of the Galleon Hedge Fund by Anita Raghavan
Devangshu Datta
- Campaign Diary: Chronicles of an Election Fought and Lost
by Manvendra Singh
Anikendranath Sen
- A Matter of Rats: A Short Biography of Patna by Amitava Kumar Trisha Gupta
- Bihar Breakthrough: The Turnaround of a Beleaguered State
by Rajesh Chakrabarti
Uttam Sengupta
- Confronting the State: ULFA’s Quest for Sovereignty
by Nani Gopal Mahanta
KS Subramanian
- The House with aThousand Stories by Aruni Kashyap Rimi B Chatterjee
- The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri Aveek Sen
- The Black Coat by Neamat Imam Souvik Mukherjee
- The Walking by Laleh Khadivi Shalini Mukerji
- The Mirror of Beauty by Shamsur Rahman Faruqi Mandakini Dubey
- Visual Histories: Photography in the Popular Imagination by Malavika Karlekar Jim Masselos
- Seven Elements that Have Changed the World by John Browne Samar Halarnkar
- Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation by Michael Pollan Dileep Padgaonkar
- S. D. Burman: The World of His Music by Khagesh Dev Burman; translated from Bangla by Khagesh Dev Burman and S.K. Raychaudhuri Ratnakar Tripathy
- Master of Arts: A Life in Dance by Tulsi Badrinath Praveena Shivram
- Meena Kumari: The Classic Biography by Vinod Mehta Shohini Ghosh
- Sporting Times: The 175 Year Journey of Indian Sports compiled by Boria Majumdar Mihir Bose
- The Great Tamasha: Cricket, Corruption and the Turbulent Rise of Modern India by James Astill Mudar Patherya
PRADIP BHATTACHARYA retired as Additional Chief Secretary, West Bengal. His doctorate is on the Mahabharata.

MIHIR BOSE, the first sports editor of the BBC, is the author of 28 books including The History of Indian Cricket, the first book on Indian cricket to win the Cricket Society Literary Award. He is currently working on a book on the rise of modern India: From Midnight to Glorious Morning?
UMA CHAKRAVARTI is a feminist historian who taught at Miranda House, Delhi University and is now an independent scholar based in Delhi.
RIMI B CHATTERJEE is the author of three novels, Black Light, The City of Love and Signal Red.She is currently working on her fourth, a far future science fiction story called Antisense. She also teaches English at Jadavpur University.
DILIP BOBB is Group Editor, Features & Special Projects, at The Indian Express.
DEVANGSHU DATTA is Consulting Editor at Business Standard.
ELLA DATTA is an art writer. Till recently, she was the Tagore National Fellow for Cultural Research at the National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi. She is currently curating an exhibition of Jamini Roy’s works for the NGMA.
BIBEK DEBROY is an economist and is a Professor at the Centre for Policy Research, Delhi.
MANDAKINI DUBEY is a freelance writer based in Delhi. She has previously taught Literature in the United States, before and after completing her PhD in English from Duke University.
SHOHINI GHOSH is Sajjad Zaheer Professor at the AJK Mass Communication Research Centre, Jamia Millia Islamia.
TRISHA GUPTA is a writer and critic with a background in Cultural Anthropolgy based in Delhi. She writes reviews and cultural commentary for Caravan, Biblio, Open, the Indian Express, the Sunday Guardian among others. Her published writing can be read at
MOHAN GURUSWAMY is a Distinguished Fellow at the Observer Research Foundation and is the author of several books on policy issues, the latest being Chasing the Dragon: Will India Catch-up with China? (Pearson Education, 2011). 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
SAMAR HALARNKAR is a science writer and columnist based in Bangalore. A former Managing Editor of Hindustan Times, he is the author of two books.
KALPANA KANNABIRAN is co-founder of Asmita Resource Centre for Women and Professor & Director, Council for Social Development, Hyderabad.
ANANT MARINGANTI is Director of Hyderabad Urban Lab, a multidisciplinary urban research programme based in Hyderabad.
JIM MASSELOS is an Honorary Reader in History at the University of Sydney and is the author of The City in Action: Bombay Struggles for Power and co-author of Beato’s Delhi: 1857 and Beyond.  

SOUVIK MUKHERJEE is Assistant Professor, Department of English, Presidency University.
SHALINI MUKHERJI is an independent writer, researcher and editor. She enjoys reading books, travelling and collecting stories that gather up the world.

DILEEP PADGAONKAR, a Founder Editor of Biblio, was the Editor of the Times of India. He is currently the Consulting Editor of the daily. He also holds the RK Laxman Chair professorship at the Symbiosis International University in Pune.
MUDAR PATHERYA worked for nine years as a cricket writer for Sportsworld.

ANIKENDRANATH SEN is Chairman of Asia Pacific Communication Associates, a veteran journalist and political commentator.  

AVEEK SEN is Senior Assistant Editor (editorial pages) at The Telegraph, Calcutta. He studied English Literature at Jadavpur University, Calcutta and University College, Oxford. He was awarded the 2009 Infinity Award for writing on photography by the International Center of Photography, New York.

UTTAM SENGUPTA is Deputy Editor at Outlook, New Delhi.

PRAVEENA SHIVRAM is a writer based in Chennai and Consultant Editor at Culturama (

KS SUBRAMANIAN is a former civil servant and the author of Political Violence and the Police in India (Sage, 2007). His forthcoming book deals with the role of security forces and special laws in Northeast India.

RATNAKAR TRIPATHY is a Senior Research Fellow at the Asian Development Research Institute (ADRI), Patna, Bihar. His main interest areas are the Indian culture industry, popular culture, migration, and philosophy of social sciences.


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