Ralph Russell was the most well known authority on Urdu literature outside South Asia. His work on Urdu poetry in the late Mughal era, and his translation of Ghalib's poetry and prose is studied all over the world.
The autobiography of Ralph Russell, Marxist and celebrated Urdu scholar, offers a fascinating insight into some of the major 20th century events which have shaped our world today.
Lakshmi Subramanian is Professor of History in the Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Kolkata. She has previously taught at Jamia Millia Islamia (New Delhi), University of Calcutta and Visva-Bh
Richard Miller Flanagan (born 1961) is an Australian novelist who lives in West Hobart, Tasmania. He is the author of The Sound of One Hand Clapping, Gould's Book of Fish and The Narrow Road to the
Suad Amiry is an architect, and Founder-Director of RIWAQ: the Centre for Architectural Conservation in Ramallah. Amiry won Italy's prestigious Viareggio-Versilia Prize in 2004, and her first book,
Dave Renton teaches History at Edge Hill College, Ormskirk, Lancashire, England.