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- Nehru and Bose — Parallel Lives
by Rudrangshu Mukherjee
Sekhar Raha
- The God Who Failed: An Assessment of Jawaharlal Nehru's
by Madhav Godbole
KS Subramanian
- The Dramatic Decade: The Indira Gandhi Years
by Pranab Mukherjee
Sudha Pai
- The Way Things Were by Aatish Taseer Anuradha Marwah
- The Surveyor by Ira Singh Amrita Sen
- She Will Build Him A City by Raj Kamal Jha Trisha Gupta
- “The Muslim Problem” — an essay Tabish Khair
- Secularism, Identity and Enchantment by Akeel Bilgrami Amir Ali
- Mecca: The Sacred City by Ziauddin Sardar A Faizur Rahman
- Being Muslim in South Asia: Diversity and Daily Life edited by
Robin Jeffrey and Ronojoy Sen
Hilal Ahmed
- The Language of Secular Islam: Urdu Nationalism and Colonial India
by Kavita Saraswathi Datla
Mohammad Sajjad
- Fairy Tales at Fifty by Upamanyu Chatterjee Dilip Bobb
- The Book of Gold Leavesby Mirza Waheed Shalini Mukerji
- The Sun that Rose from the Earth by Shamsur Rahman Faruqi Dominic Rainsford
- Talking of Justice: People’s Rights in Modern India by Leila Seth Arundhati Katju
- Landscapes of Fear: Understanding Impunity in India edited by
Patrick Hoenig and Navsharan Singhby
Mahtab Alam
- Kafkaland: Prejudice, Law and Counterterrorism in India
by Manisha Sethi
Dilip D’Souza
- Colours of the Cage: A Prison Memoir by Arun Ferreira Manisha Sethi
- The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell Mini Kapoor
- The Fang of Summoning and The Bones of Stars
from the ‘Book of Guardians’ series by Giti Chandra
Karishma Attari
- A Madras Miasma by Brian Stoddart Sharmistha Gooptu
- Necropolis by Avtar Singh Giti Chandra
- Fire Under Ash by Saskya Jain Mitali Saran
- Close to Home by Parvati Sharma Divya Dubey

HILAL AHMED is Assistant Professor at Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS), New Delhi.

MAHTAB ALAM is a civil rights activist and journalist. He co-edits

AMIR ALI is Assistant Professor at the Centre for Political Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

KARISHMA ATTARI is a novelist based in Mumbai. She is the founder of The Super Readers Club, an initiative to get children reading.

DILIP BOBB is Group Editor, Features & Special Projects at The Indian Express and also oversees the features section of the Financial Express.

GITI CHANDRA is Associate Professor at the Dept. of English, St Stephen’s College, Delhi. She has taught in and been a fellow at Rutgers University, New Jersey. She is the author of Narrating Violence, Constructing Collective Identities: To witness these wrongs unspeakable (Macmillan UK/US, 2009) and the Young Adult fantasy novels The Fang of Summoning (Hachette, 2010) and its sequel, The Bones of Stars (Hachette, 2013).

DILIP D’SOUZA is a Mumbai-based writer and columnist. His recent books are The Curious Case of Binayak Sen,(HarperCollins India, 2012) and Final Test – Exit Sachin Tendulkar (Random House India, 2014).

DIVYA DUBEY is the publisher of Earthen Lamp Journal: She also runs Authorz Coracle, a resource for aspiring writers.

SHARMISTHA GOOPTU is a film scholar and joint editor of the journal South Asian History and Culture.

TRISHA GUPTA is freelance writer and critic. Her published writing – on books, art photography, cinema and the city – is archived on her blog Chhotahazri ( She lives in New Delhi.

MINI KAPOOR is a writer based in New Delhi.

ARUNDHATI KATJU is an advocate practicing in New Delhi.

TABISH KHAIR’s recent novels are The Thing About Thugs (2010) and How to Fight Islamist Terror from the Missionary Position (2012).

ANURADHA MARWAH is a writer and academic. She has written novels, plays, short stories and popular and academic articles. She teaches English Literature and Creative Writing in a college affiliated with Delhi University and researches the market for Indian Fiction in English. She also does creative writing and theatre workshops with children and adolescents in rural Rajasthan and the conflict-affected Kashmir valley.

SHALINI MUKERJI is an independent writer, researcher and editor.

SUDHA PAI is Professor of Political Science at Jawaharlal Nehru University and author of “The Congress Party and Six National Elections: 1964-1984” in, A Centenary History of the Indian National Congress (ed.) Aditya Mukherjee Volume V: 1964-84 (Academic Foundation, New Delhi, 2011).

SEKHAR RAHA is a Trustee of the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation and the Nehru Trust for Cambridge University. He is also on the Uttarakhand Government’s Board of Doon University, and Doon Library & Research Centre.

A FAIZUR RAHMAN is an independent Islamic researcher and secretary-general of the Chennai-based Islamic Forum for the Promotion of Moderate Thought.

DOMINIC RAINSFORD is Professor of Literatures in English at the University of Aarhus, Denmark.

MOHAMMAD SAJJAD is Assistant Professor, Centre of Advanced Study in History, Aligarh Muslim University. He is the author of Muslim Politics in Bihar: Changing Contours (Routledge 2014) and Contesting Colonialism and Separatism: Muslims of Muzaffarpur Since 1857 (Primus, 2014).

MITALI SARAN is a writer and critic based in New Delhi.

AMRITA SEN is a teacher of English Literature. She has taught at universities in the US and India. She specialises in early modern post-colonial studies

MANISHA SETHI is an academic and an activist. She is the author of Escaping the World: Women Renouncers Among the Jains (2012) and Kafkaland: Prejudice, Law and Counterterrorism in India (2014).

KS SUBRAMANIAN is the author of State, Policy and Conflicts in Northeast India (forthcoming, Routledge).

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