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”

Author Confessions by Anangsha Alammyan

I had always been writing poems for as long as I can remember. My poems had been published in several online platforms and had won some major international writing competitions, but the urge to have my work out there in a book was overwhelming. I wanted that coveted laurel of being called a ‘writer’ andContinue reading “Author Confessions by Anangsha Alammyan”

Book Review: What Did Tashi Do by Anangsha Alammyan

About the Book A beautiful woman. An anonymous stranger. A spine-chilling nightmare that blurs the thin line between online bullying and a full-blown real-life ordeal. Tashi Chotten is a woman from Arunachal Pradesh working and living a normal life in New Delhi. Her world turns upside down one night when she receives an anonymous emailContinue reading “Book Review: 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 : This land is our land by Suketu Mehta

How can we forget the magic of ‘Maximum City‘! A book that redefined Mumbai for so many of us with an honest account of surviving in this city of dreams by the author himself. It showed us the ugliness along with its beauty, demystified the charms of Mumbai after taking us to the dizzy heightsContinue reading “New Release : This land is our land by Suketu Mehta”

Bookish Recommendations : Women in Translation

August is celebrated as Women in Translation month across the world. Using the hashtags #WITmonth and #WomeninTranslation, book lovers from all over the world have been sharing their favourite reads. Celebrating it by either re-reading old favourites or discovering new books in this manner.

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”