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he rst issue o TES Literary Supplement had anoverwhelming response, and copies have reached allmajor universities and colleges across the country. Sixmonths have fown by, and beore we realize it, it is timeto bring out the second issue o TLS! These six months havewitnessed numerous national and international upheavals suchas debates over capital punishment, the introduction o the anti-rape bill, deaths o Carlos Fuentes, Chinua Achebe, Ruth PrawerJhabvala and Hugo Chavez, the Academy Awards and eectso global warming and waste accumulation, to name a ew.Students, young scholars and senior academics romacross the country have written to TLS on many o theseissues, which we have included in the current number.We are proud that this little magazine is already growing beyond thebounds o region, discipline, perspective and identity into a healthy,democratic orum or all its readers. We have purposeully avoidedan introductory note on the contributors, or we eel the writing willspeak endlessly when the author and reader remain anonymous.Do keep writing to us; become part o the many voices o TLS.