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- Nehru’s India: Essays on the Maker of a Nation introduced and edited by Nayantara Sahgal Apoorvanand
- Gita Press and the Making of Hindu India by Akshaya Mukul Manisha Sethi
- Ahmedabad: A City in the World by Amrita Shah Ashoke Chatterjee
- Calcutta: The Stormy Decades edited by Tanika Sarkar and
Sekhar Bandyopadhyay
Dipesh Chakrabarty
- ‘Nation-State and Minority Rights in India: Comparative Perspectives
on Muslim and Sikh Identities
by Tanweer Fazal
Vazira Fazila-Yacoobali Zamindar
- Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights by Salman Rushdie Mandakini Dubey
- Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee Rukmini Bhaya Nair
- The Year of the Runaways by Sunjeev Sahota Supriya Chaudhuri
- The Cosmopolitans by Anjum Hasan Nandini Lal
- Visual Homes, Image Worlds: Essays From Tasveer Ghar – The House
of Pictures
edited by Christiane Brosius, Sumathy Ramaswamy and
Yousuf Saeed
Trisha Gupta
- The Patels of Filmindia: Pioneers of Indian Film Journalism by Sidharth Bhatia Sabeena Gadihoke
- Farthest Field: An Indian Story of the Second World War by
Raghu Karnad
Vipul Datta
- Baluta by Daya Pawar; translated by Jerry Pinto and Surviving in
My World: Growing Up Dalit in Bengal
by Manohar Mouli Biswas;
translated by Angana Dutta and Jaydeep Sarangi
Uday Chandra
- Three Rivers and a Tree: The Story of Allahabad University
by Neelum Saran Gour
Harish Trivedi
- Firaq Gorakhpuri: The Poet of Pain & Ecstasy by Ajai Mansingh;
translation of Urdu poetry by Arup K. Chatterjee
Syed Akbar Hyder
- Almost Home: Cities and Other Places by Githa Hariharan Lawrence Liang
- The All Saints’ Day Lovers by Juan Gabriel Vásquez Janice Pariat
- City of Spies by Sorayya Khan Sonal Shah
- Letter to the Editor Darryl D’Monte

APOORVANAND is Professor, Department of Hindi, Delhi University

DIPESH CHAKRABARTY teaches in the departments of History and South Asian Languages and Civilizations at the University of Chicago, USA.

UDAY CHANDRA is Assistant Professor, Government at Georgetown University, Qatar.

ASHOKE CHATTERJEE served the National Institute of Design for 25 years. He continues to serve a range of social, educational and rights causes and is Advisor to the Crafts Council of India of which he was President. His writings include Dances of the Golden Hall (ICCR) on the art of Shanta Rao, Rising (Business Standard Books) on quests for dignity and hope in rural Gujarat, and Can Our Future Be Handmade? (CCRT).

SUPRIYA CHAUDHURI is Professor of English, Jadavpur University, Kolkata

MANDAKINI DUBEY is Assistant Professor of English and Writing at Ashoka University. Since completing her PhD in English at Duke University, she has taught in the US and India, and is now based in New Delhi.

VIPUL DUTTA is a PhD student at King’s College London. His research is on the impact of both the World Wars on the Indian Army’s officer corps.

SABEENA GADIHOKE is Associate Professor, Video and TV Production at the AJK Mass Communication Research Centre at Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. She is also a filmmaker and cameraperson. Her book Chronicles of Homai Vyarawalla was published by Mapin Publishing in 2006.

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.

SYED AKBAR HYDER is Associate Professor of Asian Studies and Islamic Studies at the University of Texas at Austin.

NANDINI LAL is a writer and critic based in Washington DC.

LAWRENCE LIANG is a researcher and writer based in Bangalore. He works with the Alternative Law Forum and is interested in the relationship between law and culture.

RUKMINI BHAYA NAIR is Professor of Linguistics and English at IIT Delhi. Author of several academic books and three volumes of poetry, she has recently published her first novel, Mad Girl’s Love Song (HarperCollins Publishers India, 2013).

Janice Pariat is the author of Boats on Land: A Collection of Short Stories (Random House India, 2012) and Seahorse: A Novel (Random House India, 2014). She was awarded the Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puruskar and Crossword Award for Fiction. She currently lives in New Delhi.

MANISHA SETHI teaches at the Centre for the Study of Comparative Religions and Civilizations at Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. She is the author, most recently, of Kafkaland: Prejudice, Law and Counterterrorism in India (Three Essays, 2014).

SONAL SHAH is a freelance writer based in Delhi. She has worked as an editor at The Caravan and editor-in-chief of Time Out Delhi, and her writing can be read at

HARISH TRIVEDI is an alumnus and former teacher of Allahabad University. He later taught at St Stephen’s College Delhi, and at the universities of Delhi, Chicago and London.

VAZIRA FAZILA-YACOOBALI ZAMINDAR is Associate Professor of History, Brown University and Faculty Fellow, Watson Institute of International Studies, USA

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