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- Besieged, Voices from Delhi, 1857 compiled and translated
by Mahmood Farooqui
Mukul Kesavan
- Celebrating Delhi edited by Mala Dayal Mini Kapoor
- Delhi Noir edited by Hirsh Sawhney Avtar Singh
- Trickster City: Writings from the Belly of the Metropolis
translated by Shveta Sarda
Stuti Khanna
- Delhi Calm by Vishwajyoti Ghosh Nandini Chandra
- "Common wealth, common games, common history?"—an essay
interrogating the commonality of the Commonwealth
Brian Stoddart
- "The myth of pyramid power"—an essay analysing the two prevalent
sports systems: ‘sport for all’ and ‘high performance sport’
Peter Donnelly
- "Sport for development"—an essay on its promise and the challenges Bruce Kidd
- "Driving away white elephants"— an essay on strategically planning the
legacy of the Commonwealth Games
Hans Westerbeek
- "Building a city brand"—an essay addressing the key elements for
maximising the intagible value of the XIX Commonwealth Games Delhi
on its city brand
Michael Linley
- "People want both bread and circuses"— an essay on spectacular
events, city spaces and citizenship
Amita Baviskar
- Sellotape Legacy: Delhi and the Commonwealth Games
by Boria Majumdar and Nalin Mehta
Brian Stoddart
- Jayasri Burman — A Mythical Universe edited by Ina Puri Alka Pande
- The sense of ending—a tribute to Frank Kermode (1919 - 2010) Somak Ghoshal
- Where the Serpent Lives by Ruth Padel Naintara Maya Oberoi
- The Pleasure Seekers by Tishani Doshi Jerry Pinto
- Imran Khan: The Cricketer, the Celebrity, the Politician
by Christopher Sandford
Vaibhav Vats
AMITA BAVISKAR is a sociologist at the Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi. Her research focuses on the cultural politics of environment and development. She is currently writing about bourgeois environmentalism and spatial restructuring in the context of economic liberalisation in Delhi.

NANDINI CHANDRA teaches at the Department of English, Delhi University. She is the author of The Classic Popular: Amar Chitra Katha (1967-2007), (Yoda Press, 2008).

PETER DONNELLY is Director of the Center for Sports Policy Studies at the University of Toronto and is the co-author (with J Coakley), of Sports in Society: Issues and Controversies (2004). He was the Editor of the International Review for the Sociology of Sport between 2003-06.

SOMAK GHOSHAL read English Literature at University College, Oxford, on a Rhodes Scholarship. He is presently an Assistant Editor with the editorial pages of The Telegraph. He writes on literature, politics, music and the visual arts.

MUKUL KESAVAN is a writer. He teaches the Social History of Colonial India at Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.

MINI KAPOOR is Associate Editor with the Indian Express.

STUTI KHANNA an Assistant Professor in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. Her areas of interest are cities, Indian Writing in English, and cinema.

BRUCE KIDD is former Dean, Faculty of Physical Education and Health, University of Toronto and currently Chairman of the Commonwealth Advisory Body on Sport. A former Commonwealth Games Gold medalist in 10,000 m (1962) and Olympian (1964), Kidd was awarded with the Order of Canada for his services to Canadian sport and his fight against aparthied.

MICHAEL LINLEY is Director of Brand Capital (Melbourne) and has worked extensively on mega events as brands.

BORIA MAJUMDAR is Executive Editor of the Journals, Sport in Society and Soccer and Society and General Editor of the book series, Sport in the Global Society- Contemporary Perspectives. He is the author and editor of many books which include the internationally acclaimed, Twenty-Two Yards to Freedom:A Social History of Indian Cricket (2004) and The Illustrated History of Indian Cricket (2006, second ed., 2009).

NAINTARA MAYA OBEROI is a writer with Time Out, Delhi.

NALIN MEHTA is the author of the award-winning India on Television (2008) and co-author with Boria Majumdar of Olympics: The India Story (2008) and is joint founding editor of the Routledge journal South Asian History and Culture. He is currently working on an edited volume on Gujarat with Mona Mehta for Routledge.

ALKA PANDE is an independent curator and author. She writes on contemporary art, gender and sexuality. Having taught at Panjab University for more than two decades, she is committed to building bridges between art and education.

JERRY PINTO lives and works in Mumbai. He is at work on his first novel.

AVTAR SINGH is the author of the novel The Beauty of These Present Things. His last job was as editor of Time Out, Delhi.

BRIAN STODDART is former Vice Chancellor of La Trobe University and member of the Editorial Board of Sport in Society (Routledge). He is the author and editor of many books on sport including Saturday Afternoon Fever: Sport in the Australian Culture (1986).

VAIBHAV VATS is Delhi-based correspondent with Tehelka magazine. He writes on sport, development and culture.

HANS WESTERBEEK is Professor of Sport Business and the Director of the Institute of Sport, Exercise and Active Living (ISEAL) at Victoria University in Melbourne, Australia. He is an international consultant to government and sport industry organisations and has written more than 15 books including titles such as Sport Business in the Global Marketplace, The Sport Business Future, Strategic Sport Marketing and International Sport Marketing.


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