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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.
Why I Dislike The ‘Rebel’ Heroine Of Pride And Prejudice

While Pride and Prejudice is considered one of the greatest novels of the 19th century, I dislike the heroine of the novel passionately. Here's why.

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Must A Single Mother Forsake Another Chance At Love Just Because It Is Now Her Child’s Turn?
My Best Friend's Son's Wedding

Riveting and essentially relevant to a woman's choice for her life, My Best Friend’s Son’s Wedding by Zarreen Khan is the LOL book of the year. Happy reading.

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Savitribai Phule Deserves Much More Celebration, As The Pioneer For Education For Girls In India
Savitribai Phule and I

Savitribai Phule is an inspiration in more ways than one - overcoming the barrier of caste and her gender, she pioneered the education of girls in India.

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What Could Happen If Women’s Inner, Secret Lives And Technology Mesh Together?
The Women Who Forgot to Invent Facebook and Other Stories

The Women Who Forgot to Invent Facebook and Other Stories is Nisha Susan’s debut collection of stories that are hit-you-in-the-gut powerful and stay with you with you after you finish them.

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A Quick Taste Of Bong Mom’s ‘Those Delicious Letters’ That Is Sure To Get You Salivating
Those Delicious Letters

"The thing is, cooking is not my forte. Never has been." Check out Those Delicious Letters, a novel about food, family and love, by the bestselling author of Bong Mom's Cookbook. 

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Translating Women’s Writing Opens Up A Much Needed Window Into Their Lives, Otherwise Silenced
women in translation

More accessible translations of women's writing in Indian languages help us understand the lives of women to whom we need to pass the mic instead of speaking over them.

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