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.
Brinda Karat is a Polit Bureau member of the Communist Party of India (Marxist). She wrote the Introduction to the LeftWord edition of Rosa Luxemburg’s Reform or Revolution (2015).
Kamla Patel was born in 1912 and spent her early years in Mahatma Gandhi's Sabarmati Ashram, Ahmedabad. She participated in the civil disobedience movement and later in Gandhi's constructive progra
T.M. Thomas Isaac is the Minister of Finance of Kerala, an office he previously served from 2006 to 2011. Author of numerous academic papers and books, he was Professor at Centre for Development St
Samuel Langhorne Clemens, known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer. His novels include The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and its sequel,
Debbora Battaglia is associate professor of anthropology at Mount Holyoke College.