Our books section includes reviews of books by women writers in India, and/or with notable female characters. We also interview upcoming and well-known women writers in India on their work, and on life when writing in India.


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“There Is A Need For Female Heroes”, Say Co-Authors Elena Favilli And Francesca Cavallo
Favilli and Cavallo

"Daughters can also be heroic!" is the message the authors Favilli and Cavallo give children and their parents through their book on iconic female heroes.

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Rana Safvi – Historian, Author, Shaiyara, Speaks Of Her Many Passions, Including Shashi Kapoor!
Rana Safvi

Rana Safvi says to the women of today: “Just be yourself. Follow your dreams and don’t let yourself be labeled. Enjoy what you are doing."

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33 Books By Indian Women Authors Translated For Your Reading Pleasure!
women in translation

August is Women In Translation month. We have here an extensive list of books by Indian women authors, translated, that you shouldn’t miss! Translated works are generally looked down upon, as compared to the original, but due to factors like not knowing multiple languages, these remain unknown gems, unless they are available to us as translations. […]

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Saying You’re Sorry Can Be Really Hard For The Best Of Us, And Having Some Aid Always Helps! [#BookReview]
why won't you apologize

Why Won’t You Apologize by Harriet Lerner is a must read for those who believe that relationships mean a commitment to understanding each other.

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Lindy West’s Memoir Shrill Demolishes Any Apologist Notions About Being A Loud, Fat & Feminist Woman

What a roar of a book! What a shattering, piercing, on-the-face memoir! Lindy West has tore apart every apologist notion to shreds, in her screaming memoir Shrill.

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Flying To The US With Your NRI Husband? Visa Wives Is The Much Needed Perspective You Need [#BookReview]
visa wives

Radhika MB's book Visa Wives is a must read for all wives dreaming of a life in the US - telling it as it is, the pros and the cons, and all you need to know.

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