Sharmila Sen

Executive Editor-at-Large

Acquisitions Editors: Susan Wallace Boehmer | Janice Audet | Jeff Dean | Andrew Kinney | John Kulka | Thomas LeBien | Ian Malcolm | Kathleen McDermott | Joyce Seltzer | Sharmila Sen | Lindsay Waters

Sharmila Sen, Executive Editor-at-Large

startquoteThe books I publish make lasting contributions to intellectual conversations in the humanities and social sciences. My authors are often fluent in multiple modern and ancient languages and reside in countries all over the world. The books they write are for general readers and scholars alike. My work as an editor is shaped by a commitment to the production and dissemination of intellectual ideas across various media, languages, and geopolitical boundaries.

My recent acquisitions range across such subjects as the American manosphere, e-waste, a people's history of computing, how the poor use social media across the world, the making of China’s iconic SEZ Shenzhen, creative insurgents of the Arab world, Latin America and the invention of world literature, a history of the Nile, slavery and book culture, Islam and the European Enlightenment, democratization and Muslim-majority nations, the age of hiphop, why and if antiquity matters, and the half-forgotten wife of Vitruvius. My acquisitions include award-winning digital products such as the digital Loeb Classical Library, critically-acclaimed bilingual series such as the Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library and the Murty Classical Library of India, as well as intellectual comic books that challenge the primacy of words over images.endquote

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Murty Classical Library of India