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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.
Amla Mater
Devi Menon Creates A Tender Memoir Of Home Made Pickle And Pregnancy In Amla Mater [#BookReview]

Amla Mater, a memoir by Devi Menon is every bit as nostalgia inducing and mouth-watering as the title of this review suggests. Do look it up! 

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5 Electrifying Women Writers In Bengali Literature You Should Be Reading

Women writers in Bengali literature have enriched the literary landscape of India with their Promethean creativity. Here I present my five favourite female authors from Bengal.

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Split: A Life Is A Revealing Glimpse Into The Struggles Of Taslima Nasrin, The Rebel [#BookReview]
Taslima Nasrin's memoir

Taslima Nasrin's memoir Split: A Life is a searing account of the challenges she has faced as a woman who calls out fundamentalism and violence against women.

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When Padma Bani Paula Is A Story Of EveryGirl Meets World [#BookReview]
When Padma Bani Paula

There’s never a dull moment in ‘When Padma Bani Paula’, Anupama Jain’s debut novel. A coming of age story of our troubled heroine, sidestepping but not always missing the puddles in her way.

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A Curated List Of 7 Books On Partition By Women Authors, To Choose Your Summer Read From
books on Partition

Here's a list of books on Partition written by women authors, both fiction and non-fiction, and give an unusual insight into this regrettable event in our recent history. 

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Far From The Tree Is A Deftly Woven YA Book That Reads True To Me As An Adoptive Mom
Far From The Tree

Far From The Tree by Robin Benway is a YA book that can start important conversations on adoption, fiction with children in the adoptive and foster care system at its centre. 

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