Pushpita Alam is the managing editor of Bengal Lights Books and in charge of the Dhaka Translation Center, both based at the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh.
The Book of Dhaka
Dhaka may be one of the most densely populated cities in the world – noisy, grid-locked, short on public amenities, and blighted with sprawling slums – but, as these stories show, it is...
Marion Molteno (born 1944) is a novelist and writer based in London.
Pradeep Kant Choudhary is an Associate Professor of History, Deshbandhu College, University of Delhi.
Kamal Nayan Kabra (1941) Professor of Economics (1980-2003), Indian Institute of Public Administration, New Delhi and Malcolm S. Adiseshiah Chair Professor (2010-17), Institute of Social Sciences
Teesta Setalvad is a senior journalist, educationist and activist. She is co-editor of the monthly Communalism Combat, along with Javed Anand. Setalvad is involved with broadening the boundaries of
Michal Kalecki (1899-1970) was a Polish economist.
Mary E. John teaches in the Women's Studies Programme, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
Sitaram Yechury is the General Secretary of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) and ex-member of the Rajya Sabha.
Michael Löwy (born 1938, Brazil) is a French Brazilian Marxist sociologist and philosopher. He is emeritus research director in social sciences at the CNRS (French National Center of Scientifi
Faisal Garba is a Ghanaian Research Associate in the Third African Diaspora project of the University of Cape Town, South Africa.
John Callow is the chief librarian of the Marx Memorial Library. He is the author of several books including The King in Exile, The Making of James II and The Triumph and the Tragedy.
Premchand (31 July 1880 – 8 October 1936) is among the most widely read authors in Hindi and Urdu even today. He wrote many novels, such as Sevasadan, Premashram, Rangbhumi, Nirmala, Gaban, Karm
Giovanni Arrighi (1937-2009) was an Italian economist and sociologist. Some of his seminal works include The Long Twentieth Century: Money, Power and the Origins of Our Times (1994), Chaos and
An octogenarian, P. Raman brings with him the trials and tribulations of the print media spread over half a century. Beginning as a sub-editor, he worked with a dozen English dailies and weeklies,
Qurratulain Hyder is a leading writer in Urdu fiction in India. A prose stylist of rare accomplishment, she wrote in both Urdu and English, and her books have been translated into all Indian langua
Rejina Marandi (1987) is a Santal, born and brought up in Gossaigaon, Kolkrajhar district, Assam. Her schooling and college education has been completed in Assam, West Bengal, and Meghalaya.
Manoranjan Byapari has worked in many kinds of jobs and also been writer-in-residence at Alumnus Software, Calcutta. He never went to school or university. He is a popular writer in the literary ma