Biblio: A Review of Books. Issues of 1996

February 1996 | March 1996 | April 1996 | May 1996 | June - July 1996 | August 1996 | September 1996 | October 1996 | November 1996 | December 1996

NO. 1
4 The Colours of Violence by Sudhir Kakar Dileep Padgaonkar
6Murmur in a dream. A new introduction to The Siege Within M. J. Akbar
8Cross Channel by Julian Barnes S. Prasannarajan
10The pathology of globalization. A review article Sham Lal
13 Pulls and pressures. An overview of current trends in Marathi literature Gangadhar Gadgil
15 The Road Ahead by Bill Gates Tilak Sarkar
16 Nimnavargiya Prasang Bhag I edited by Shahid Amin and Gyanendra Pandey Arvind N. Das
18 Resisting the colonels of Disney. An interview with Costa-Gavras Nathan Gardels
20 Butter Chicken in Ludhiana: Travels in Small Coven India by Pankaj Mishra Ira Pande
21 The idea of civil society. An essay Andre Beteille
23 The Politics of Labour Under Late Colonialism: Workers, Unions and the State in Chota Nagpur 1928-1939 by Dilip Simeon Mahesh Rangarajan
24 The Western Canon by Harold Bloom Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr
26 Building the Railways of the Raj by Ian J. Kerr; Exploring Indian Railways by Bill Aitken Abu Abraham
27 Cuba and the Night by Pica Iyer Debashish Munshi
28 Yuvakatha Vol. I and II edited by Geeta Dharmarajan Subhadra Sen Gupta
29 Winds of Change by Himanshu P. Ray K. M. Shrimali
31 Lennon: A Definitive Biography by Ray Coleman Peter McManus
32 Book bound. An interview with a bibliophile Minakshi Raja
33 Under the knife. An overview of the works of Rudyard Kipling published in The Illustrated London News of February 17, 1923 Philip Guedalla
35 New and forthcoming titles
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NO. 2
MARCH 1996
4Kashmir 1947: Rival Versions of History by Prem Shankar Jha Ajit Bhattacharjea
6 Making it New: Modernism in Malayalam, Marathi and Hindi poetry by E.V. Ramakrishnan M. Mukundan
7 Nehru to the Nineties edited by James Manor T.C.A. Rangachari
8 Religious Nationalism: Hindus and Muslims in India by Peter van der Veer Shahid Amin
9 An Unequal Treaty: World Trading Order After GATT by Muchkund Dubey Lalit Sharma
13 Second Thoughts by Shobha De Sagarika Ghose
14 A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry Rukmuni Bhaya Nair
15 The Writer's Craft. An Interview with Gabriel Garcia Marquez Bahgat Elandi,
Adel Rifaat
and Miguel Labarca
17 Images and Imagination: Five Contemporary Artists of India by Geeti Sen Dileep Padgaonkar
18 Jean Renoir: Projections of Paradise by Ronald Bergan Partha Chatterjee
20 India Inscribed: European and British Writing on India 1600-1800 by Kate Teltscher Ira Pande
21 The Unhappy Consciousness. Bankimchandra Chattopadhyay and the Formation of Nationalist Discourse in India by Sudipta Kaviraj Rudrangshu Mukherjee
22 Society and Ideology in India: Essays in Honour of Professor R. S. Sharma edited by D. N. Jha Arvind N. Das
24 Conditions of Liberty: Civil Society and Its Rivals by Ernest Gellner Shelley Walia
25 Working With Zia. Pakistan's Power Politics 1977-88 by Gen. Khalid Mahmud Arif Sunil Narula
26 Pandit Krishnarao Shankar Pandit by L. K. Pandit, Ustad Bade Ghulam Ali Khan by Manjari Sinha, Ustad Amir Khan by A.S. Paintal, Baba Allauddin Khan by Ashish Khokar S. Kalidas
28 In the Belly of the River: Tribal conflicts over Development in the Narmada Valley, by Amita Baviskar Sujata Patel
29 Book Fare. A report on the recently concluded World Book Fair in New Delhi. Prodyut Bora
31 New and forthcoming titles
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NO. 3
APRIL 1996
4 Hotel America: Scenes in the Lobby of the Fin-de-Siecle by Lewis Lapharn Sham Lal
6 The Debt to Pleasure by John Lanchester S. Prasannarajan
7 The Crooked Line by Ismat Chughtai Meenakshi Mukherjee
9 Hot Death, Cold Soup by Manjula Padmanabhan Namita Gokhale
I0Anita and Me by Meera Syal Antara Dev Sen
11 Guru Dutt. A Life in Cinema by Nasreen Munni Kabir Partha Chatterjee
13 Kieslowski on Kieslowski edited by Danusia Stok Ranjini Rajagopal
14 Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel: India's Iron Man by B. Krishna Harish Khare
16 The Trial of Bhagat Singh: Politics of Justice by A. G. Noorani Danial Latifi
18 Fencing The Forest: Conservation and Ecological Change in India's Central Provinces, 1860-1914 by Mahesh Rangarajan Darryl D'Monte
20 Fictions of Feminist Ethnography by Kamala Visweswaran Urvashi Butalia
21 Fevers, delirium and discovery: an extract from Amitav Ghosh's new novel The Calcutta Chromosome
23 Short Stones: Masti Venkatesha Iyengar translated and edited by Ramchandra Sharma Makarand Paranjape
24 Rogue Trader by Nick Leeson with Edward Whitley Nikesh Sinha
25 The Spread of Nuclear Weapons: A Debate by Scott D. Sagan and Kenneth N. Waltz Kanti Bajpai
27 A new way of thinking. An article on how the concept of Complexity has contributed to scientific enquiry Edgar Morin
29 Dedicated to Indology: a profile of two leading publishers of Indological books Prodyut Bora
31 New and forthcoming titles
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NO. 4
MAY 1996
4Unravelling the Nation: Sectarian Conflict and India's Secular Identity edited by Kaushik Basu and Sanjay Subrahmanyam Arvind N. Das
6 Edwina and Nehru by Catherine Clement, translated from French by Annie Mathews and Nandita Agarwal Raj Chatterjee
7 A conversation with Catherine Clement Dileep Padgaonkar
8 Insecurity inevitable Sham Lal
9 The East is East and the West is West by Nirad C. Chaudhuri, compiled and edited by Dhruva N. Chaudhuri Eunice de Souza
10 The Calcutta Chromosome by Amitav Ghosh S. Prasannarajan
12 Rabindranath Tagore: The Myriad-Minded Man by Krishna Dutta and Andrew Robinson Sabyasachi Bhattacharya
14 Muslim Festivals in India and Other Essays by Garcin de Tassy, translated from French and edited by M. Waseem Shahid Amin
16 A Companion to the Indian Mutiny of 1857, general editor: P.J.O. Taylor Rudrangshu Mukherjee
17 After Colonialism: Imperial Histories and Colonial Displacements edited by Guyana Parakeet Shelley Walia
18 Economy and Business in India by S.L. Rao Prem Shankar Jha
19 Ecology and Equity: The Use and Abuse of Nature in Contemporary India by Madhav Gadgil and Ramchandra Guha Darryl D'Monte
20 Village Voices, Forest Choices: Joint Forest Management in India edited by Mark Poffenberger and Betsy McGean Nandini Sundar
22Age and Guile beat Youth, Innocence and a Bad Haircut by P.J. O'Rourke Peter McManus
23 Primary Colours by Anonymous Bharat Bhushan
24 Younghusband: The Last Great Imperial Adventurer by Patrick French Bill Aitken
25 Neermai by Na Muthuswamy, translated from Tamil by Lakshmi Holmstrom Parwaaz: Urdu Short Stories by Women translated and edited by Syeda S. Hameed and Sughra Mehdi Subhadra Sengupta
26 The Impact of Television Advertising on Children by Namita Unnikrishnan and Shailaja Bajpai Sevanti Ninan
27 Euphony: Indian Classical Music by L. Subramaniam and Viji Subramaniam Raghava S. Menon
28 Making a Difference by K.J. Alphons Srivatsa Krishna
29 The Winds of Change Sridhar Balan
31 New and forthcoming titles
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NO. 5
JUNE - JULY 1996
4 India: Problems of Governance by Bhabani Sen Gupta Rajni Kothari
6 The Intelligent Person's Guide to Liberalization by Amit Bhaduri and Deepak Nayyar Arvind N. Das
9 Wordsmiths edited by Meenakshi Sharma Eunice de Souza
10 A Personal Matter by Kenzaburo Oe Rukmini Bhaya Nair
11 The Fourth Estate by Jeffrey Archer
12 A dialogue with Regis Debray Dileep Padgaonkar
14 Faith and Credit: The World Bank's Secular Empire by Susan George and Fabrizio Sabelli Nauman Naqvi
16 Indian Society through Personal Writings by M.N. Srinivas Amita Baviskar
18 A conversation with Sir Isaiah Berlin Jyotirmoy Sharma
19 Slowness by Milan Kundera, translated from the French by Linda Asher Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr.
20 A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Cemetery: Scenes From A Sri Lankan Life by Carl Muller Aravinda D'sa
21 River beneath the River by Alu Basu Sagarika Ghose
22 I, Phoolan Devi: An Extract
24 The Royal Bequest: Art Treasures of the Baroda Museum and Picture Gallery edited by Saryu Doshi Geeti Sen
26 End of a Trail: the Cheetah in India by Divyabhanusinh Bittu Sahgal
27 Caste as Woman by Vrinda Nabar Shireen Vakil
28 Burdens of History: British Feminists, Indian Women and Imperial Culture, 186S- 1915 by Antoinette Burton Malavika Karlekar
29 Gods, Men and Territory: Society and Culture in the Katmandu Valley by Anne Vergati S.D. Muni
30 Sexing the Millennium by Linda Grant Rashida Ghadiali
31 Query of the Road by Akhtar-ul-Iman, translated from Urdu by Baidar Bakht Faizal Jaffri
32 Summer Rain: Three Decades of Poetry by K. Satchidanandan P.P. Raveendran
33 Satyajit Ray: Beyond the Frame by Surabhi Banerjee Indrani Mazumdar
35 Indian Miniature Painting by Anjan Chakraverty Subashini Aryan
36 This Year in Jerusalem by Mordecai Richler Ranjini Rajagopal
37 Sketches in the Sand by Tushar Bhatt Ashoke Chatterjee
39 New and forthcoming titles
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NO. 6
4Empire: The British Imperial Experience by Denis Judd Barun De
6 So Many Cinemas: The Motion Picture in India by B.D. Garga Dileep Padgaonkar
8 Story of an Escape by Surjit Singh Barnala Sunil Narula
9 Religion, Religiosity and Communalism edited by Praful Bidwai, Harbans Mukhia and Achin Vanaik Swapan Dasgupta
10 Sindh Revisited: A Journey in the footsteps of Captain Sir Richard Francis Burton by Cristopher Ondaatje, A People of Migrants: Ethnicity, State and Religion in Karachi by Oskar Verkaaike Arvind N. Das
13 Texts of Power: Emerging Disciplines in Colonial Bengal Edited by Partha Chatterjee Mariam Dossal
14 Nuclear Rivalry and International Order edited by Jorn Gjelstad and Olav Njolstad Achin Vanaik
16 Testing Times: Global Stake in a Nuclear Test Ban by Praful Bidwai and Achin Vanaik C. Raja Mohan
17 Vox: New Indian Fiction edited by Jeet Thayil Ira Pande
18 The Crow Chronicles by Ranjit Lal Manjula Padmanabhan
20 38 Bahadurabad by Zeeba Sadiq Namita Gokhale
21 Inside the Haveli by Rama Mehta Gouri Salvi
22 The Oxford Book of London edited by Paul Bailey Andrew Whitehead
23 Unfinished Innings by Madhav Godbole Bhaskar Ghose
24 The Autobiography of an Unknown Cricketer by Sujit Mukherjee M.J. Akbar
25 Diaries, delirium and discourse. From the journal of Kamalakanta Chakravarti Partha Chatterjee
28 The Problem with Science by Robin Dunbar, The Lost World by Michael Crichton Shobit Mahajan
31 New and forthcoming titles.
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NO. 7
4 Thomas Mann by Ronald Hayman Sham Lal
5 Liberty Against the Law by Christopher Hill Arvind N. Das
7 Don't Marry Me to a Plowman! by Patricia Jeffery and Roger Jeffery Veena Das
8 Khizr Tiwana, The Punjab Unionist Party and the Partition of India by Ian Talbot Indivar Kamtekar
9 The Mind of the Indian Civil Service by Clive Dewey John Lall
11 Lineages of the Present by Aijaz Ahmad Debashish Munshi
12 Looking through a prism of the past Malavika Karlekar
14 The Ghost Road by Pat Barker Antara Dev Sen
15 Hotel Moenjedaro and Other Stories by Ghulam Abbas and translated by Khalid Hasan Sagarika Ghose
16 To the Wedding by John Berger GJV Prasad
17 A Himalayan Love Story by Namita Gokhale Mrinal Pande
18 Pandavpuram by Sethu, translated by Prema Jayakumar Lakshmi Kannan
19 Kings, Queens & Lovers by Achala Moulik Ashok Malik
20 Literary Trails by Bill Aitken Peter McManus
21 A handful of cumin. An extracts from All But Alone, a collection of poems Ashok Vajpeyi
23 Shastriya Sangita and the Music Culture of Bengal through the Ages by Chhaya Chatterjee Raghava R. Menon
24 Neither saints nor scissors. An essay on the relationship between cinema, culture and censorship Shyam Benegal
26 The Cult at the End of the World: The Incredible Story of Aum by David E. Kaplan and Andrew Marshall Brij Tankha
28 Designer literature: A do-it-yourself guide Gautam Bhatia
31 New and forthcoming titles and censorship Shyam Benegal
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NO. 8
4 Inequality Reexamined by Amartya Sen Ian Hacking
7 The Agrarian Drama: The Leftists and the Rural Poor in India 1934-1951 by Amit Kumar Gupta Arindam Sen
8 The Signs of our Times: The IIC Quarterly edited by Geeti Sen Dileep Padgaonkar
10 Interrogating Post-colonialism: Theory, Text and Context edited by Harish Trivedi and Meenakshi Mukherjee Ira Pande
11 Seven Sixes are Forty-Three by Kiran Nagarkar, translated from the Marathi by Shubha Slee Ranjit Hoskote
12 Why I am Not a Hindu: A Sudra Critique of Hindutva Political Economy, Culture and Philosophy by Kancha Ilaiah Rajdeep Sardesai
13 Crisis Prevention, Confidence Building and Reconciliation in South Asia edited by Michael Krepon and Amit Sevak J. N. Dixit
15 A Contemplative Tiger. A tribute to R.K Narayan Range Rao
20 New Writing 5: An Anthology edited by Christopher Hope and Peter Porter Lakshmi Kannan
21 Wych Stories by Kusum Sawhney Nisha Jaishankar
22 Desert Places by Robyn Davidson Sonia Jabber
24 Night Train and Other Stories by Sathya Saran Mridula Nath Chakraborty
25The Penguin Book of Modern Sri Lankan Stories edited by D.C.R.A. Goonetilleke Biswadeep Ghosh
26 Between being and nothingness. An extract from Ram Kumar, A Journey Within edited by Gagan Gill Sham Lal
28 The Grand Indian Tour: Travels and Sketches of Emily Eden by Jagmohan Mahajan John Lall
29 New and forthcoming titles
31 Second glance. Reviews of reviews
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NO. 9
4 The Life of Adam Smith by Ian Simpson Ross Prabhat Patnaik
6 My South Block Years: Memoirs of a Foreign Secretary by J.N. Dixit Mani Shankar Aiyar
7 Andre Malraux's India Dileep Padgaonkar
9 Malraux meets Jawaharlal Nehru. An extract from The Meaning of India Raja Rao
12 Ethnicity in the Caribbean edited by Gert Oostinde Arvind N. Das
13 Caste: Its Twentieth Century Avatar edited and introduced by M.N. Srinivas Kancha Isaiah
15 Plants in Indian Temple Art by Shakti M. Gupta Y. Krishan
16 Bombay: A Contemporary Account of Mumbai by Namas Bhojani and Arun Katiyar Rajdeep Sardesai
18 Tamarind Mem: A Novel by Anita Rau Badami Subhadra Sengupta
19 The River Churning: A Partition Novel by Jyotirmoyee Devi, translated from the Bengali by Enakshi Chatterjee Andrew Whitehead
20 The Mahabharatha I & II: A Child's View by Samhita Arni Vatsala Kaul
21 The Great Golden Legend of the Mahabharta, Vols. I & II by Maggi Lidchi Grassi Shashi Deshpande
22 Dropping Names by Manohar Malgonkar Raj Chatterjee
23 Thunderwith, The Climb by Libby Hathorn Prachi Deshpande
24The Hundred Luminaries of Hindi Cinema by Dinesh Raheja and Jitendra Kothari Chandan Mitra
26 National Identity in Indian Popular Cinema by Sumita S. Chakravarty Vishnu Khare
28 Paperback preview. A guide to books published recently in Britain Sarah Broadhurst
29 Beloved Empress: Mumtaz Mahal by Nina Epton Akhilesh Mittal
31 New and forthcoming titles
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NO. 10
4 The First Indian Author in English: Dean Mahomed (1759-1851) in India, Ireland and England by Michael H. Fisher Arvind N. Das
7 The Development of Underdevelopment: Essays in Honor of Andre Gunder Frank edited by Sing C. Chew and Robert E. Denemark Jayati Ghosh
8 The Indian Cabinet: A Study in Governance by P.A. Pai Panandikar and Ajay K. Mehra Inder Malhotra
10 The Nation, the State and Indian Identity edited by Madhusree Dutta, Flavia Agnes and Neera Adarkar Harsh Sethi
11 Women and Law in Colonial India: A Social History by Janaki Nair, Subversive Sites: Feminist Engagements with Law in India by Ratna Kapur and Brenda Cossman Malavika Karlekar
13 It All Adds Up by Saul Bellow Pankaj Mishra
14 The Poison Tree: Three Novellas by Bankim Chandra Chatterjee, translated from the Bengali by Marian Maddern and S. N. Mukherjee Nabaneeta Dev Sen
16 Bharatipura by U.R. Anantha Murthy, translated from the Kannada by P. Sreenivasa Rao Lakshmi Kannan
18 Toys of Glass by Martin Booth Siddharth Deb
19 An Angel in Pyjamas by Tabish Khair Sagarika Ghose
20 A Journey to Ithaca by Anita Desai Bhaskar Ghose
21 The Non Resident Indian and Other Stories by Sanjay Nigam Aditya Sinha
22 Shakespeare and Company, the story of a book-store Dileep Padgaonkar
23 Of reviewers, referees and publishers T. N. Madan
26 Empty Cradles by Margaret Humphreys Peter McManus
27 Strangers in the Night: Two Novellas by Ruskin Bond Ashok Malik
28 A larger than life threat. An extract from Slow Murder: The Deadly Story of Vehicular Pollution in India Anju Sharma and
Anumita Roychowdhury
31New and forthcoming titles
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