Mukund Padmanabhan

August 4, 2017

Mukund Padmanabhan is the Editor of The Hindu, one of India’s oldest and most respected newspapers. He has written about politics, legal affairs, and literature. He is an adjunct faculty of the Ateneo de Manila University in the Philippines, where ...

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Saikat Majumdar

July 9, 2017

Saikat Majumdar is the author, most recently, of “Play House”, a novel about a young boy’s destructive obsession with theater and his mother’s life as a stage actress. The novel, a finalist for the Bangalore Literature Festival Fiction Prize ...

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Kanishk Tharoor

July 9, 2017

Kanishk Tharoor is a writer and broadcaster. He is the author of the short story collection “Swimmer Among the Stars”. He is the presenter of the BBC radio series “Museum of Lost Objects”. His work has appeared in The New York Times, Guardian...

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Alberto Ruy Sanchez

July 9, 2017

Alberto Ruy-Sánchez is a Mexican writer and editor. His work of poetry, essays and fiction includes 29 award-winning books that have been translated into 20 languages. His works include “Poetics of Wonder”, “The Secret Gardens of Mogador”, a...

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Odd Harald Hauge

July 27, 2017

Odd Harald Hauge is an adventurer, entrepreneur and author. He has worked as a business journalist, chief editor, and stockbroker. In 1996, he founded Nettavisen, one of the world’s first ”internet only” newspapers. He has published several non...

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Omar El Akkad

July 9, 2017

Omar El Akkad is an award-winning journalist who has covered many of the most important news stories of the last decade. His reporting includes dispatches from the war in Afghanistan, the military trials at Guantànamo Bay, Egypt's Arab Spring revolu...

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John Elliott

July 9, 2017

John Elliott is a former Financial Times journalist, who has been based in India for over 20 years and has also written for The Economist, New Statesman and Fortune magazine. His prize-winning book “IMPLOSION: India’s Tryst with Reality” has be...

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Andrew Quintman

July 9, 2017

Andrew Quintman is Associate Professor of Religious Studies at Yale University, specializing in the Buddhist traditions of Tibet and the Himalaya. He has written extensively about the literary corpus of the Tibetan poet Milarepa. His English translat...

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David Shneer

July 27, 2017

David Shneer is an award-winning educator, writer, and researcher, who currently holds the Louis P. Singer Chair in Jewish History at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Called a “pathbreaking” scholar by the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Shne...

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Paulo Lemos Horta

July 9, 2017

Paulo Lemos Horta is the author of “Marvellous Thieves: Secret Authors of the Arabian Nights” and co-editor, along with Bruce Robbins, of “Cosmopolitanisms”. He is associate professor at New York University Abu Dhabi....

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