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.
House of Screams
Those Screams Inside The House At Night… What Were They?

Andaleeb Wajid's new horror fiction House of Screams promises to be a chilling, blood curdling, story set bang in the centre of Bangalore.

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Fact 1: Shaheen Bhatt Is Alia Bhatt’s Sister. Fact 2: She Battled Serious Depression For 17 Years
Shaheen Bhatt

"Shaheen Bhatt's writing on depression touches your soul and lets you peek into hers," says this reviewer about her book I've Never Been (Un)Happier. A must read for everyone.

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Raazi Director Meghna Gulzar Speaks Of Her Dad, Legendary Writer-Poet Gulzar, Because He Is…
Because He Is... by Meghna Gulzar

Because He is… by Meghna Gulzar is a personal narration - a daughter’s perspective of her illustrious father-writer-poet-director Gulzar’s accomplishments.

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What Should ‘Home’ Mean For A Woman? The Shooting Star Redefines This ‘Universal Truth’
The Shooting Star by Shivya Nath

Shivya Nath’s The Shooting Star begins as journey for the self along with being a travel memoir, and towards the end, the self is better understood and reconciled with.

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17 New Books By Indian Women Authors In November 2018 For Your Reading Pleasure
new books in November

A handy roundup of interesting new books for November 2018 by Indian women authors (and one by a non-Indian author that we think is a must-read), that can be added to your to-be-read list. 

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‘Chick Lit’ – A Valid Category Or A Contemptuous Name For Women’s Writing?
chick lit

The term 'chick lit' used to describe women’s writing devalues women’s work, and books that fall under this category can be powerful expressions of feminism.

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