NOEL VIRTUE was born in Wellington, New Zealand, in 1947. The author of eight novels and an autobiography, he is now established as one of New Zealand’s leading contemporary novelists.
R. Azhagarasan is lecturer in English, University of Madras.
Tahira Naqvi is a translator, writer, and Urdu language lecturer in the Department of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies at New York University. She has translated the works of Sa'dat Hasan Manto,
Madhu Trivedi teaches history in the School of Open Learning, University of Delhi. She is the author of The Making of the Awadh Culture. She has published several research articles on a variety of
Ranjita Biswas is lecturer, School of Women's Studies, Jadavpur University.
Pierre Bourdieu (1930–2002) was a sociologist, anthropologist, philosopher, and renowned public intellectual.
Rimple Mehta is Lecturer, School of Social Sciences, Western Sydney University.