Has worked in many national English newspapers as a very well-respected editor and columnist. She was a senior editor with The Telegraph and DNA and is a reputed media columnist.
Was recently named as one of the 100 most influential public intellectuals in the world. His latest book is India After Gandhi: The History of the World’s Largest Democracy.
Is the controversial author of Shame. In her poems, novels, and newspaper columns she has advocated equal rights for women and attacked male chauvinism in a country dominated by conservative Islam.
A long-time editor with The Economic and Political Weekly, she is a well-known writer on economic and social issues. Presently she edits he online multidisciplinary social-science portal, eSocialSciences.com.
Is an acclaimed poet living in London and Delhi. He is the editor of Atlas, and is on the editorial boards of The Journal of Commonwealth Literature and Six Seasons Review; and an associate of The Paris Review.
A former Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations, and an author of nine award-winning books, he is the chairman of Dubai-based Afras Ventures. He was termed as ‘Global Leader of Tomorrow’ by the World Economic Forum.
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Is a translator and writes poetry in English and Malayalam. Presently the editor of Sahitya Akademi’s Indian Literature, he is the winner of Crossword Book Awards, Katha Award and the AKMG Prize.
His celebrated non-fiction works are My Own Country and The Tennis Partner, a bestseller all over the world. His first novel is Cutting for Stone and is board-certified in internal medicine and in pulmonary and infectious diseases.