Womens Literature
Lifestyle  /  Published 17.09.22

As we gear up to welcome ma Durga TT brings you 10 reads on women empowerment

Seeing Like a Feminist by Nivedita Menon: “The whole point about ‘romance’ is that the woman is somehow always smaller, more diminutive in a cute sort of way, while the man is adult....
By Sukanya Basu

Books  /  Published 09.09.22

Intimate ledger

Book: A Long Way From Hyderabad: Diary Of A Young Muslim Woman In 1930s Britain Author: Muhammadi Begum Publisher: Primus Price: Rs. 1,150 Diaries are like portmanteaus that have a habit of gather...
By Sharmila Purkayastha

Books  /  Published 22.08.22

Poems in celebration of woman power

According to Malani, “A woman is defined by much more than her identity as a daughter, wife or mother. She embodies beauty, power and virtue in their purest forms. Yet she is oppressed and explo...
By Piya Roy

Books  /  Published 19.08.22

Revisiting history’s bad girl

Book: The Case Of The Married Woman: Caroline Norton And Her Fight For Women’s Justice Author: Antonia Fraser Publisher: Pegasus Price: $28.95 The life of a major Victorian writer and social...
By Debapriya Basu 

Books  /  Published 24.06.22

Stories of those in chains

Book: My Pen Is The Wing Of A Bird: New Fiction By Afghan Women Author: Afghan Women Publisher: Quercus Price: ₹599 My Pen Is the Wing of a Bird is likely to be considered a historically s...
By S.D. Chaudhuri


Events  /  Published 27.05.22

Nandini Sen’s debut book found its place at the Bengal Club Book Club

The author spoke about memories and its relation to fiction. “A lot of work on Partition or memories that you would want to keep –– it becomes storytelling with more erasure than tel...
By Shrestha Saha

Books  /  Published 25.05.22

All about Beth O’ Leary’s latest book The No-Show

Beth O’ Leary’s new novel The No-Show (Hachette India; Rs 699) is a package to reckon with. The bright yellow of the cover with a two-people table with a single seat occupied screams rom-c...
By Shrestha Saha

Books  /  Published 28.04.22

Bonnie Garmus’s novel 'Lessons in Chemistry'

It is difficult to tell that Bonnie Garmus’s novel Lessons in Chemistry is a debut by the author. All set to be a raging commercial success, this book is made up of a lethal combination of sharp...
By Shrestha Saha

Lifestyle  /  Published 24.03.22

An exclusive excerpt from 'The Black Magic Women' by Moushumi Kandasamy

Certain incomprehensible incidents do take place in the daylight too. Like what had happened the previous day, prior to the night when I had heard the peacock. It was between ease and uneasiness. Clas...
By Moushumi Kandasamy

Books  /  Published 06.03.22

Hoti’s Daughters

“Here she pursued learning afresh… smritishastra and other shastras,” notes Ward. Bhattacharya went to Benaras and learnt more. How Hoti dressed like a man, shaved her head and kept...
By Upala Sen


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