Crime and Empire: Representing India in the Nineteenth-Century Oxford University Press, 2003)
Postcolonial Environments: Nature, Culture and Contemporary Indian Novel in English (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010)
Natural Disasters and Victorian Imperial Culture: Fevers and Famines (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013)
With WReC, Combined and Uneven Development: Towards a New Theory of World-Literature (Liverpool University Press, 2015)
Final Frontiers: Science Fiction and Techno-Science in Non-Aligned India (Liverpool University Press, 2019)
Edited and Co-Authored Volumes
(with Mike Rossington, Anne Whitehead, Linda Anderson, Kate Chedzgoy and Jennifer Richards) Theories of Memory: A Reader (Edinburgh: Edinburg University Press, 2007)
The Victorian World Literary System: A Special Issue of Yearbook of English Studies (41:2, 2011)
Articles and Book Chapters
'Condemned by Ourselves': Empire and its Discontents in Three Narratives of the Indian Mutiny of 1857', Seobhushan Shukla and Anu Shukla (eds), Postcolonialism and Fiction in English (2004)
'Nimrods: Hunting, Authority, Identity', The Modern Language Review 100: 4, October, 2005.
'Doomed to Smallness: Violence, the Global South and V.S.Naipaul's Non-Fiction', Yearbook of English Studies (January 2007)
'Surfing the Second Wave: Amitav Ghosh's 'The Hungry Tide', New Formations (April, 2007) '
Arundhati Roy: Environment and Uneven Form', Bonnie Roos and Alex Hunt (eds.) Postcolonial Green (University of Virginia Press, 2010) '
Victorian Empire', Kate Flint (ed.) New Cambridge History of English Literature: The Victorians (Cambridge University Press: 2012)
"Tomorrow There Will be More of Us: Toxic Postcoloniality in Animal's People", Elizabeth de Loughrey and George Handley (eds.) Postcolonial Ecologies (OUP: Oxford and New York 2010)
'Touring the Dead lands: Emily Eden, Victorian Famines and the Colonial Picturesque', Julia Kuehn and Tamara Wagner (eds.) Re-Imagining the Victorian Orient: A Special Issue of Critical Survey (February, 2009)
‘The Dead Who Did Not Die: Rudyard Kipling and Cholera’, Greg Garrard (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Ecocriticism (Oxford University Press, 2013)
‘Tropical Disease and Palliative Empire’, Michael Gardiner and Claire Westall (eds.), The Literature of Independent England (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013)
‘Ivan Vladislavic: Traversing the Uneven City’, James Graham and Sharae Deckard (eds.), ‘The Spectres of World Literature: A Special Issue of the Journal of Postcolonial Writing’ (2013)
‘Which Colony? Which Block?’: Violence, (Post-) Colonial Urban Planning and the Indian Novel in Ulka Anjaria (ed.) A History of the Indian Novel in English (CUP: Cambridge, 2015), 282-296
‘Leaving a Margin’: Debt-Restructuring and Empire in Great Expectations’, Essays and Studies: The Dickens World (Jadavour University Press: Kolkata 2015)
‘Professor Shonku and the Mystery of Nehruvian Science: Technology, Policy and Satyajit Ray’s Fiction’, in John Parham and Louis Westling (eds.), A Global History of Literature and the Environment (CUP, Cambridge: 2017), 363-376
‘Disaster, Governance and Postcolonial Literatures’, in Jenni Ramone (ed.), The Bloomsbury Introduction to Postcolonial Writing (Bloomsbury, 2017)
(with Nicholas Lawrence and Jonathan Skinner), ‘Teaching the Environment in the Neo-Liberal University: The Poverty of Eco-Critical Discourses’, in Stephanie LeMenager, Shane Hall and Stephen Siperstein (eds.), Teaching Climate Change in the Humanities (Routledge: New York and London, 2017)
‘Yet was it human?’: Bankim, Hunter and the Victorian Famine Ideology of Anandamath’, in Grace Moore and Michelle Smith (eds.), Victorian Environments (Palgrave Macmillan: 2017)
Ghana-da in Bandung: Race, Science and Non-Alignment in Premendra Mitra’s Fiction', in Anindita Banerjee and Sonja Fritzsche eds., Science Fiction Circuits Of the South and East (Peter Lang: 2018).