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- An Economist in the Real World: The art of policymaking in India by Kaushik Basu Prem Shankar Jha
- Understanding the Founding Fathers by Rajmohan Gandhi Harsh Sethi
- Hindutva or Hind Swaraj by U.R. Ananthamurthy Anant Maringanti
- India’s War: The Making of Modern South Asia (1939–1945)
by Srinath Raghavan
Anirudh Deshpande
- After the Bomb: Reflections on India’s Nuclear Journey
by Achin Vanaik
Kumar Sundaram
- ‘A History of Emotions’: A profile of Svetlana Alexievich, winner of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature Sagari Chhabra
- ‘Why I Should Be Tolerant’: an extract from Why I Should be Tolerant: On environment and environmentalism in the 21st century Sunita Narain
- Eat Dust: Mining and Greed in Goa by Hartman de Souza Darryl D’Monte
- Neoliberalism and Water: Complicating the Story of ‘Reforms’ in Maharashtra by Priya Sangameswaran Latha Jishnu
- The Reason For Flowers: Their History, Culture, Biology and How They Change Our Lives by Stephen Buchmann Rita Brara
- Winged Fire: A Celebration of Indian Birds edited by Valmik Thapar Brinda Datta
- A Pictorial Field Guide to Birds of India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh by Bikram Grewal, Sumit Sen, Sarwandeep Singh, Nikhil Devasar, Garima Bhatia Anita Mani & Maitreya Sukumar
- Rage of the River: The Untold Story of the Kedarnath Disaster by Hridayesh Joshi; translated byVandana R. Singh Manoj Misra
- Living River, Dying River edited by Ramaswamy R. Iyer Shripad Dharmadhikary
- The Room on the Roof (60th anniversary issue) by Ruskin Bond Satish C. Aikant
- A Book of Simple Living: Brief Notes from the Hills by Ruskin Bond Sanjeev Saith
- Paper Tiger: Law, Bureaucracy and the Developmental State in Himalayan India by Nayanika Mathur Sruti Chaganti
- Framed as a Terrorist: My 14-Year Struggle to Prove My Innocence by Mohammad Aamir Khan (with Nandita Haksar) Manisha Sethi
- The Association of Small Bombs: A Novel by Karan Mahajan Swati Daftuar
- Beauty Is a Wound by Eka Kurniawan; translated by Annie Tucker Sharanya Manivannan
- The Meursault Investigation by Kamel Daoud Darius Cooper
- Eligible by Curtis Sittenfeld Mini Kapoor
- A Life Misspent by Suryakant Tripathi Nirala Akshaya Kumar
- Nine: Poems by Anupama Raju K. Srilata

SATISH C AIKANT was a former Professor & Head, Department of English, H.N.B. Garhwal University, and Fellow at the Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla. He is a critic and translator

RITA BRARA is a Senior Fellow at the Department of Sociology, University of Delhi. She researches in the areas of environmental sociology, kinship and popular culture.

SRUTI CHAGANTI is a lawyer and doctoral student in anthropology at the Johns Hopkins University. Her work is on disputes relating to property in land. She is currently doing fieldwork in Bangalore.

SAGARI CHHABRA is a poet, playwright, author and an award-winning filmmaker. Her latest book is In Search of Freedom – Journeys through India and South-east Asia (HarperCollins Publishers India, 2015).

DARIUS COOPER teaches Critical Thinking at San Diego Mesa College, USA. His published works include a collection of poems Beyond the Chameleon’s Skill (Poetrywalla, 2013) and a collection of short stories The Fuss About Queens and other stories (OM Books).

SWATI DAFTUAR is an Assistant Editor/Special Correspondent with The Hindu’s Sunday Magazine and Literary Review.

BRINDA DATTA is a graphic designer and publisher of Biblio, who enjoys watching and photographing birds.

DARRYL D’MONTE chairs the Forum of Environmental Journalists of India (FEJI) and lives in Mumbai.

SHRIPAD DHARMADHIKARY is an activist and researcher, and coordinator of the Manthan Adhyayan Kendra that studies water and energy issues. His work includes dams, rivers, environmental flows and coal-water nexus looked at within a framework of just, equitable and sustainable development.

ANIRUDH DESHPANDE is an Associate Professor in the Department of History, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Delhi.

PREM SHANKAR JHA is a former editor of the Hindustan Times and media adviser to Prime Minister VP Singh. He is the author of Twilight of the Nation State: Globalisation, Chaos and War, published by Sage, with an Introduction by Eric Hobsbawm.

LATHA JISHNU is an independent journalist and columnist who writes on trade, politics and development concerns.

MINI KAPOOR is Ideas Editor at The Hindu.

AKSHAYA KUMAR is a Professor of English at Panjab University, Chandigarh. He is the author of A.K.Ramanujan: In Profile and Fragment (Rawat, 2004) and Poetry, Politics and Culture (Routledge, 2009).

MANOJ MISRA is the convener of Yamuna Jiye Abhiyaan (Campaign for a living Yamuna).

SUNITA NARAIN is a writer and environmentalist who uses knowledge for change. She is currently Director General of the Centre for Science and Environment and the Editor of the fornightly magazine Down to Earth.

ANITA MANI & MAITREYA SUKUMAR are members of the Delhibird club and spend most vacations travelling to different corners of India seeking more of their feathered friends. Mani is the founder-editor of Child Friendly News, a fortnightly newspaper for children. Sukumar is a student at The Shri Ram School (Gurgaon).

SHARANYA MANIVANNAN’s book of stories, The High Priestess Never Marries, is out later this year from HarperCollins Publishers India.

ANANT MARINGANTI is a social geographer and director of Hyderabad Urban Lab, a multidisciplinary urban research initiative.

SANJEEV SAITH is a photographer and writer based in Delhi.

HARSH SETHI is Consulting Editor of Seminar.

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).

K. SRILATA is a poet and fiction writer. She is currently Professor of English at IIT Madras

KUMAR SUNDARAM is the Editor of

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