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.
Muffled Moans
Because She HAD To Break The Vicious Circle

"They have a warrant. They say that I have sexually abused Radha and they are talking about some POSCO act. That bitch of a girl had the audacity to complain against me."

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Mayilwriter Is Back, All Grown Up & Pushing Boundaries, And It’s Been Fun Growing Up With Her!
Mayil series

Mayil is back and she is all grown up! An older teenager, she pushes boundaries for herself and her family. A look at the series read with my kids, now with the 3rd book, This is Me, Mayil.

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When A Whole Tribe Of Women Engineers Inspire Generations Of Girls In STEM
roots and wings Shantha Mohan

Shantha Mohan's book Roots And Wings assembles a ready reckoner of 35 women Engineers graduating from the same institute between 1943 and 1971, a veritable treasury for inspiration in STEM careers.

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When Sita, Draupadi, And 3 Other Women From The Epics Tell Their Own Stories
women of the Epics

Our epics are undoubtedly written from the POV of the great men in it, and are stories told by the victors. What if the women in there tell these stories instead?

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This Is No Nation For Women; Can You Imagine The Violence In These Women’s Lives?
No Nation for Women

Priyanka Dubey's new book No Nation for Women is extremely painful to read for anyone with any empathy. But why is it an essential read for all of us today?

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And Kannaki Collapsed To The Ground As She Watched Kovalan Killed
The Prince

The Widowing of Kannaki is from Samhita Arni's new book The Prince, a retelling based on 'Silappadikaram', one of the five greatest epics ever written in Tamil Nadu. Republished here with permission from the publishers, Juggernaut.

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