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Championing the Village Movement

The Web of Freedom: J C Kumarappa and Gandhi’s Struggle for Economic Justice by Venu Madhav Govindu and Deepak Malghan; New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2016; pp 388, ₹ 817.

The Artful Scribbler

First Person Singular by Ashok Mitra , New Delhi, Paranjoy, 2016; pp xi + 395, ₹ 595.

One Decade of the RTI Act

Tilting the Balance of Power: Adjudicating the RTI Act published jointly by Research, Assessment and Analysis Group, Satark Nagrik Sangathan and Rajpal and Sons, New Delhi, 2017; pp xvii + 291, ₹ 400.

On Methodology and Methods

Research Methodology: Logic, Methods, and Cases by Sameer S Phanse, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2016; pp xxx + 727, ₹ 625 (paperback).

Critical Essays in Economics

Economic Growth, Efficiency and Inequality edited by Satish Jain and Anjan Mukherji, Routledge, pp xx+206, ₹ 795.

Gandhi: Turning the Search Light Inwards

Mahatma Gandhi: Nonviolent Power in Action by Dennis Dalton; New York: Columbia University Press, 2012; pp xxiv + 311, $27.5 (paperback).

Utopian Rhetoric on Global Warming

Will the Flower Slip through the Asphalt: Writers Respond to Capitalist Climate Change edited by Vijay Prashad, New Delhi, LeftWord Books, 2017; pp 118, ₹175.

Emotion and Rasa in Premodern and Classical India

Emotions in Indian Thought-Systems edited by Purushottama Bilimoria and Aleksandra Wenta, New Delhi: Routledge, 2015; pp 289, ₹850. A Rasa Reader: Classical Indian Aesthetics by Sheldon Pollock, New York: Columbia University Press, 2016; pp 442, $90.

Republic of Hurt Sentiments

Sentiment, Politics, Censorship: The State of Hurt edited by Rina Ramdev, Sandhya Devesan Nambiar and Debaditya Bhattacharya; Delhi: Sage Publications, 2015, pp 324, `895.

Imperial Copyrights and Resistance Art

Freedom from Profit: Eschewing Copyright in Resistance Art by Arjun Ghosh, Shimla: Indian Institute of Advanced Study, 2014; pp 97, ₹ 475.

A Book of Memory and Forgetting

Splintered Justice: Living the Horror of Mass Communal Violence in Bhagalpur and Gujarat by Warisha Farasat and Prita Jha; New Delhi: Three Essays Collective, 2016, pp 221, ₹ 500 (paperback).

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