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- The Retreat of Western Liberalism by Edward Luce Latha Jishnu
- A Legacy of Spies by John le Carré Supriya Chaudhuri
- Journey to Lhasa: The Diary of a Spy by Sarat Chandra Das Deb Mukharji
- The Indian Spy: The True Story of the Most Remarkable Secret Agent
of World War II
by Mihir Bose; A Life in Shadow: The Secret Story
of ACN Nambiar, A Forgotten Anti-Colonial Warrior

by Vappala Balachandran
Salman Haidar
- Nation, Ethnicity and the Conflict in Afghanistan: Political Islam
and the Rise of Ethno-politics 1992-1996
by Raghav Sharma; The
Great Game in Afghanistan: Rajiv Gandhi, General Zia and the Unending War by Kallol Bhattacherjee; My Enemy’s Enemy: India in
Afghanistan from the Soviet Withdrawal to the US Withdrawal

by Avinash Paliwal
Vivek Katju
- Whispers of War: An Afghan Freedom Fighter’s Account of the Soviet Invasion by Masood Khalili I P Khosla
- Durand’s Curse: A Line Across the Pathan Heart by Rajiv Dogra Manoj Joshi
- The Way I See It: A Gauri Lankesh Reader edited by Chandan Gowda Nikhil Govind
- Keeping India Safe: The Dilemma of Internal Security
by Vappala Balachandran
Ajai Sahni
- Behind Bars: Prison Tales of India’s Most Famous
by Sunetra Choudhury
Mahmood Farooqui
- Republic of Rhetoric: Free Speech and the Constitution of India
by Abhinav Chandrachud
Lawrence Liang
- Sedition in Liberal Democracies by Anushka Singh Ravi Nair
- The Dramatic Decade: Landmark Cases of Modern India
by Indu Bhan
Pranjal Kishore
- Courting the People: Public Interest Litigation in Post-Emergency
by Anuj Bhuwania
Anand Vaidya
- Marriage and its Discontents: Women, Islam and the Law in India
by Sylvia Vatuk
Anindita Chakrabarti
- Why I Killed the Mahatma: Uncovering Godse’s Defence
by Koenraad Elst
Kunal Ambasta
- Hindutva Rising: Secular Claims, Communal Realities
by Achin Vanaik
Sukumar Muralidharan
- Two Saints: Speculations Around and About Ramakrishna Paramhamsa and Ramana Maharshi by Arun Shourie Gangeya Mukherji
- Hegel’s India: A Reinterpretation, with Texts by Akash Singh Rathore and Rimina Mohapatra Sunil Kumar
- The Bengalis: A Portrait of a Community by Sudeep Chakravarti;
What Happened to the Bhadralok
by Parimal Ghosh
Sayandeb Chowdhury
- No Path in Darjeeling is Straight: Memories of a Hill Town
by Parimal Bhattacharya
Subarno Chattarji
- Kick-Off: Stories from the Field by Moti Nandy; translated from the original Bangla by Arunava Sinha Samantak Das
- Democracy’s XI: The Great Indian Cricket Story by Rajdeep Sardesai Sandeep Shastri
- Imperfect by Sanjay Manjrekar Boria Majumdar
- The Life of Harishchandra by Raghavanka; translated from the original Kannada by Vanamala Vishwanatha Shashi Deshpande
- We That Are Young by Preti Taneja Anuradha Marwah
- The Nine Chambered Heart by Janice Pariat Maaz Bin Bilal
- The Book Hunters of Katpadi: A Bibliomystery by Pradeep Sebastian Mini Kapoor

KUNAL AMBASTA is Assistant Professor at the National Law School of India University, Bangalore and an Advocate in the High Court of Karnataka.

MAAZ BIN BILAL is Assistant Professor in Literary Studies at Jindal School of Liberal Arts and Humanities, O. P. Jindal Global University, Sonipat.

ANINDITA CHAKRABARTI is Associate Professor in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. She works on sociology of religion and law.

SUBARNO CHATTARJI is Associate Professor in the Department of English, University of Delhi.

SUPRIYA CHAUDHURI is Professor Emerita in the Department of English, Jadavpur University, Kolkata.

SAYANDEB CHOWDHURY teaches in the School of Letters, Ambedkar University, Delhi. His book on
the life, cinema and legacy of Bengali actor Uttam Kumar will be published by HarperCollins India
later this year.

SAMANTAK DAS teaches Literature at Jadavpur University, Kolkata.

SHASHI DESHPANDE is an English novelist. Her latest novel is Strangers to Ourselves (HarperCollins Publishers India, 2015).

MAHMOOD FAROOQUI is currently working on a book about prisons.

NIKHIL GOVIND is Head of the Manipal Centre for Philosophy and Humanities.

SALMAN HAIDAR is a former Indian diplomat who held ambassadorial assignments in Bhutan, China and the UK and served in Egypt, Afghanistan and the United Nations. He retired as Foreign Secretary.

MANOJ JOSHI is a Distinguished Fellow at the Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi. He is a commentator and columnist with a PhD from Jawaharlal Nehru University.

LATHA JISHNU is a senior journalist and columnist who writes on South Asian politics and society. She has reported extensively on trade, economics and development concerns.

VIVEK KATJU is a retired Indian Foreign Service officer who was Joint Secretary (Iran, Pakistan and Afghanistan) in the Ministry of External Affairs, from August 1995 to August 2001 and later India’s Ambassador to Afghanistan from March 2002 to January 2005.

MINI KAPOOR is Ideas Editor at The Hindu.

PRANJAL KISHORE is a Delhi-based lawyer.

I P KHOSLA joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1960. He has served in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar and Bhutan and also as Secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs.

SUNIL KUMAR is Assistant Professor (ad hoc) in the Department of English, Dyal Singh (Evening) College, University of Delhi.

LAWRENCE LIANG is Professor and Dean of the School of Law, Governance and Citizenship,
Ambedkar University.

BORIA MAJUMDAR is a sports historian and television commentator. He has co-authored Olympics: The India Story (HarperCollins, 2012) and Playing It My Way: An Autobiography by Sachin Tendulkar (Hachette India, 2014). His latest book is The History of Indian Sport Through 100 Artefacts (Harper Sport, 2017).

ANURADHA MARWAH is an author and academic. She was Fulbright-Nehru Fellow at the University of Minnesota in 2017. She is currently putting finishing touches to her fourth novel and co-directing a play based on Manto’s stories.

DEB MUKHARJI is a former diplomat and author of Magic of Nepal (Rupa Publications, 2005), Kailash and Manasarovar: Visions of the Infinite (Nepalaya, 2009), A Quest Beyond the Himalaya (Niyogi Books, 2013) and Perspectives on Nepal (ICWA, 2016).

GANGEYA MUKHERJI is presently Visiting Professor in the School of Arts and Sciences, Ahmedabad University, Ahmedabad.

SUKUMAR MURALIDHARAN teaches at the School of Journalism, O.P. Jindal Global University, Sonipat.

RAVI NAIR runs the South Asia Human Rights Documentation Centre.

AJAI SAHNI is Executive Director of the Institute for Conflict Management & South Asia Terrorism Portal.

SANDEEP SHASTRI is Pro Vice Chancellor of Jain University, Bengaluru. He is a teacher of politics and a researcher on elections.

ANAND VAIDYA is an anthropologist at the University of Bergen, Norway.

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