Pranab Kanti Basu is presently on the faculty of the Department of Economics and Politics, Visva-Bharati, where he teaches Marxian Economics. His previously published books are both in Bengali. The
Aparna Basu was formerly Professor of History, University of Delhi, and past president of the All-India Women's Conference.
Quintin Hoare is a British leftist intellectual and literary translator. He served on the editorial board of the New Left Review for many years before he and his wife, the Croatian historian Branka
Kate Darnton is a writer and editor from Boston, Massachusetts, United States.
Sarah Pinto is Professor of Anthropology at Tufts University, and author of Where There is no Midwife: Birth and Loss in Rural India (2008), and Daughters of Parvati: Women and Madness in Contempor
Zubair Meenai is a Professor at the UGC Centre of Advanced Study, Department of Social Work and Director of the Centre for Early Childhood Development & Research, Jamia Millia Islamia.