A poetic evocation of the act of reading, a provocation for non-readers, a sparkling soliloquy for avid readers, and a philosophical reflection on what we call literature, Why Read? ...
Chitralekha Basu is a writer and translator.
Janet M. Conway is a professor in the Department of Politics and School of Public Administration at Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada.
Dr. Anjali Gandhi is a Professor at the Department of Social Work, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.
Late Vivekanand Jha was Director, Indian Council of Historical Research, edited the Indian Historical Review (20 vols, 1974–1994), making it India’s most substantive historical journal. He also
Rustom Bharucha is Professor of Theatre and Performance Studies at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi.