Upcoming Release: The Silence and the Storm- Narratives of Violence against Women in India by Kalpana Sharma

ABOUT THE BOOK From the rape of Mathura, a young tribal girl, by two policemen in Desaiganj, Maharashtra, in 1972, to the brutal sexual assault and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua, Kashmir, in 2018, the narrative around violence against women in India has barely changed. While laws have been reformed, societal structures thatContinue reading “Upcoming Release: The Silence and the Storm- Narratives of Violence against Women in India by Kalpana Sharma”

Book Recommendation: What did Tashi do by Anangsha Alammyan

Today, for our weekly book recommendation to you, we have a very interesting thriller by author Anangsha Alammyan. This is her debut fiction novel and has an exceptionally bold storyline. “What did Tashi do?” is a cybercrime thriller novella that was initially self-published, but went on to garner some amazing reviews online, and grabbed aContinue reading “Book Recommendation: What did Tashi do by Anangsha Alammyan”

Recommended Reads on Partition

August always invariably brings back memories of the Partition that our country underwent in 1947 which led to India being divided into two parts namely, India and Pakistan. So many families were displaced, people lost lives, homes and their belongings. Worse was the riots and chaos that followed this displacement leading to rape, loots andContinue reading “Recommended Reads on Partition”

New Release: Escape by Nazish Kondkari

Escape is the debut poetry collection by Nazish Kondkari. Enigmatic, poignant and soul stirring, these poems are bound to leave you spell bound. Weaving words across themes like childhood, memories, dedications, adulting and longings at large, Nazish tries to capture life in these poems. Releasing soon on Amazon Kindle exclusively, this book promises to makeContinue reading “New Release: Escape by Nazish Kondkari”

Wednesday Wisdom: On Writing by Jennifer Weiner & Alan Wilson Watts

Cram your head with characters and stories. Abuse your library privileges. Never stop looking at the world, and never stop reading to find out what sense other people have made of it. If people give you a hard time and tell you to get your nose out of a book, tell them you’re working. TellContinue reading “Wednesday Wisdom: On Writing by Jennifer Weiner & Alan Wilson Watts”

Kissing the Demon: A Creative Writer’s Handbook by Amrita Kumar

Behind the Book ISBN: 978-9352643035 Genre: Non-Fiction /Creative Writing Publishers: Harper Collins Price: Rs.350/- Do you have a great story to tell but don’t know where to begin or how to give it shape?  Whether you re an aspiring writer or a seasoned one, a writer of fiction or narrative non-fiction, Kissing the Demon will help youContinue reading “Kissing the Demon: A Creative Writer’s Handbook by Amrita Kumar”

Wednesday Wisdom: Becoming Fearless by Cynthia Adina Kirkwood

  “I’m lighting a candle for you that you get your book published.” Every time I telephoned my mother in New York from Los Angeles, San Francisco, Bristol, Stockholm, or from wherever I happened to be living, she began the conversation with this incantation. She believed in me, and she knew that God did, too.Continue reading “Wednesday Wisdom: Becoming Fearless by Cynthia Adina Kirkwood”