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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.
Our Freedoms
When 24 Of India’s Best Writers Speak Up About Our Freedoms

Some of India’s most brilliant voices write about what freedom means to them. Inspiring, searching and full of ideas – Our Freedoms is the book of our times.

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What To Do When I’m Gone – An ‘Instruction Manual’ For Getting Through Life Without A Mom
What to do When I'm Gone

As someone who has lost her mom, the book What to do When I'm Gone serves as a reminder of the advice my mother would want to give me on how to go through life without her.

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Because Girls Often Go Through Their Lives Feeling ‘Invisible’ Unless There’s Work To Be Done

Neha Singh’s recent release Is it the same for you? challenges the idea that children’s books shouldn’t tackle ‘difficult’ themes, while beautifully capturing the universality of young girls’ experiences

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Why Refugees Need To Be Seen As Whole Human Beings, More Than Their ‘Victim’Hood

True to form, Paro Anand portrays refugee life through the experiences of teen girls, a Kashmiri Pandit refugee and a girl from a North-Eastern tribe, in her book Nomad's Land.

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Meet The Last Queen Jindan… Commoner, Queen, Mother, Regent, & A Woman With Love For Her Mitti!
The Last Queen

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni's new book The Last Queen is an emotional narrative of Punjab's Rani Jindan, who put up a brave fight against British takeover of her kingdom.

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5 Very Diverse, Intriguing Books By Women Writers For Your 2021 Reads

5 very intriguing, diverse books are recommended to us by the author - extraordinary reads that sustained her through 2020.

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