With this issue, Summerhill will be completillg the first two years of its existence. "These were years of challenge and often frustration, but never dull years for the editor and his colleagues. In these years we managed to transform the in-house journal into something larger and wider in scope, aiming at the wider world of scholarship and learning. This was the task envisioned by the Institute's Governing Body and the Director and we succeeded to a reasonable extent in carrying it out. It now provides space for meaningful discussion of issues of contemporary or peremtial significance through the review of books. Its pages were Editor initially restricted to the review of books published by the Institute done by reputed K. Raghavendra Rao outside scholars and the review of books published outside done by our own Fellow.