Biblio: A Review of Books. Issues of 1999

Jan-Feb 1999

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4 Darkness visible: the works of Ian McEwan Indrajit Hazra
5 Bech at Bay by John Updike Pankaj Mishra
6 England, England by Julian Barnes Anita Roy
7 The Gabriel Club by Joydeep Roy-Bhattacharya Shiva Kumar Srinivasan
8 Sir Vidia's Shadow: Friendsbip across Five Continents by Paul Theroux Arvind N. Das
10 Intimacy by Hanif Kureishi Rukmini Bhaya Nair
11 When Dreams Travel by Githa Hariharan Shobhana Bhattacharji
12 All About H. Haterr by G.V. Desani Sunanda Mongia
13 Cinnamon Gardens by Shyam Selvadurai Prashant Keshavamurthy
14 Oriental Scenery: Two Hundred Years of India's Artistic and Architectural Heritage by Antonio Martinelli and George Michell Ira Pande
16 A Double Life: My Exciting Years in Theatre and Advertising by Alyque Padamsee and Arun Prabhu Tara Sinha
17 Business Legends by Gita Piramal Dwijendra Tripathi
18 The Corrupt Society: The Criminalization of India from Independence to the 1990s by Chandan Mitra Harsh Sethi
19 The Politics of Crime and Corruption: A Former CBI Officer Speaks by N. K. Singh. An extract. N. K. Singh
20 Words Like Freedom--The Memoirs of an Impoverished Indian Family: 1947-1997 by Siddarth Dube Ashok Upadhyay
22 Outside the Fold: Conversion, Modernity and Belief by Gauri Viswanathan Shelley Wali
24 Mapping the Nation edited by Gopal Balakrishnan Rumina Sethi
25 Global Pariahs. An essay. Sham Lal
26 Structural Adjustment, Global Trade and the New Political Economy of Development by Biplab Dasgupta Praveen Jha
27 Greening at the Grassroots: Alternate Forestry Strategies in India by Eva Cheung Robinson N. C. Saxena
28 Pastoral Politics: Shepherds, Bureaucrats, and Conservation in the Western Himalaya by Vasant K. Saberwal Minoti Chakravarty-Kaul
30 Silenced Rivers: The Ecology and Politics of Large Dams by Patrick McCully Amita Baviskar
31 Bullet for Bullet: My Life as a Police Officer by Julio Ribeiro Keki N. Daruwalla
32 Birds of Passage by Kiran Doshi Arundhati Ghose
33 Stillborn by Rohini Nilekani Saumya Kavita Srinivasan
34 The Enquire Dictionary: Ideas, Issues, Innovations by T. J. S. George Surjit Mansingh
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C 0 N T R I B U T 0 R S
AMITA BAVISKAR teaches Sociology at Delhi University. She has published In the Belly of the River: Tribal Conflicts over Development in the Namada Valley.
SHOBHANA BHATTACHARJI is Reader in English, Jesus and Mary College, New Delhi and Associate Fellow, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla
MINOTI CHAKRAVARTY-KAUL is Senior Reader in Economics, Lady Sriram College, New Delhi and Professor, Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA.
KEKI N. DARUWALLA is a poet. He was a member of the Indian Police Service.
ARUNDHATI GHOSE was a member of the Indian Foreign Service and is now a Member of the Union Public Service Commission.
INDRAJIT HAZRA is a journalist working with The Asian Age, New Delhi.
PRAVEEN JHA teaches at the Centre for Economic Studies & Planning, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
PRASHANT KESHAVAMURTHY is currently doing his MPhil at Delhi University
SURJIT MANSINGH is Professor, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
PANKAJ MISHRA is a writer based in Shimla and New Delhi. He is the author of Butter Chicken in Ludhiana.
SUNANDA MONGIA teaches English at Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith, Varanasi, and is author of a collection of short stories entitled Cryptozones.
RUKMINI BHAYA NAIR teaches in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. She published The Hyoid Bone, a collection of poems in 1993 and Technobrat in 1997.
IRA PANDE is an editorial consultant to a publishing company in New Delhi.
ANITA ROY is a senior editor at Dorling Kindersley, a publishing firm.
N. C. SAXENA is Secretary to the Government of India in the Department of Rural Development. His latest books on forestry include Forests, People and Profit and The Saga of Participatory Forest Management in India.
HARSH SETHI is Consulting Editor, Seminar, New Delhi. His latest book is Voluntary Action and Social Change.
RUMINA SETHI is Reader, Department of English, Panjab University, Chandigarh.
TARA SINHA was head of Clarion Advertising and founded Tara Sinha Associates.
SAUMYA KAVITA SRINIVASAN is a post-graduate student at the Department of Anatomy, UCMS, University of Delhi.
SHIV KUMAR SRINIVASAN teaches in the Department of Humanities & Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur.
DWIJENDRA TRIPATHI pioneered the study of Business History at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. His publications include Business Houses of Western India and Business and Politics in India-A Historical Perspective.
ASHOK UPADHYAY is Deputy Editor, Business India, Mumbai. He has written on agrarian India in the Journal of Peasant Studies.
SHELLEY WALIA is Associate Professor, Department of English, Panjab University, Chandigarh.
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