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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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23 Women Detectives In Fiction That Follow The Legacy Of Miss Marple

Fiction featuring women as detectives has evolved through the years. Here is a round-up of some of the best detective books with women in charge.

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Rashmi Bansal Wows Us With Ziddi, Besharam, And Bindaas Women That Touch The Sky
Touch the Sky

There are 'unsung heroes' in Rashmi Bansal's new book Touch the Sky, heroes that are not male by default, but women who have written their own destinies.

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Women Will Find A Piece Of Someone Familiar In The Anthology ‘Stuck Like Lint’ [#BookReview]
Stuck Like Lint

Shefali Tripathi Mehta's Stuck Like Lint could have been an ordinary anthology of stories, except it is not. It is also a story hidden inside the short stories.

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Great Textpectations Is A Breezy Read For A Rainy Or Hot Summer’s Day [#BookReview]
Great Textpectations

Want a quick, light-hearted read with a strong woman protagonist? Great Textpectations by Ruchi Vadehra is the book to pick up.

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Birthing Naturally Or With A C-Section? This Book Tells You All You Need To Know
birthing naturally

A book that makes a case for natural childbirth, with plenty of tips for moms-to-be, here's an excerpt from Dr Mahima Bakshi's new book, Birthing Naturally.

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Hush A Bye Baby Is A Medical Thriller That Plunges Into The Womb Of The Sinister [#BookReview]
Hush a Bye Baby

Deepanjana Pal's Hush A Bye Baby is a thriller that takes the reader into the dark underpinnings of a celebrated gynaecologist's practice, delving into what goes on behind doors.

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