Books
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.
When The Mountains And Valleys Of Kashmir Have More Questions Than Answers

After her mother's death, a restless young girl goes on a journey to the beautiful but troubled land of Kashmir. The story of her travel is the story of The Far Field.

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When 4 Indian Women Biked 17,000 Kms Through 6 Countries, From Hyderabad To Mekong
Road to Mekong review

Road to Mekong, Four Women, SIX countries, 17000 kilometres – An adventure of a lifetime. The title of Piya Bahadur's new book says it all. Here's following the journey.

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Why Being Radha Is Not The Same As Being Any Other Goddess In Our Mythologies

What do we know of Radha, her emotions, her thoughts, her convictions as a woman? Tripti Sharan's Being Radha addresses some of these questions.

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Every Mumbaikar Remembers 26/11 And Hemant Karkare. His Daughter Tells Us More
Hemant Karkare biography

Hemant Karkare, A Daughter's Memoir, written by the braveheart’s daughter, is an account of the life of a man who lived for his country, doted upon his family, and did not think twice before taking on the terrorists on the night of 26th November 2008.

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Ismat Chughtai Was Far Ahead Of Her Time – And Still So Relevant To Ours

Ismat Chugtai presents her readers a powerful narrative of women,  attacking patriarchy in a bold and incomparable manner.

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With 2019 Closing The Decade, We Bring To You The Most Memorable Books Written By Women

We asked our readers what were the books that stayed with them. Here are five books from the past decade by women authors are must reads!

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