The Songbird on my Shoulder by Saaz Aggarwal

The Songbird on my Shoulder by Saaz Aggarwal

I was lost in first few articles as I was trying to make sense of what is the author trying to say. I was...
A House without Windows by Nadia Nadia Hashimi

A House without Windows by Nadia Hashimi

A House without Windows by Nadia Hashimi takes you to the women's world in remote Afghanistan. Yes, the story is not based in urban...
Gandhari Ki Atmakatha by Manu Sharma

Gandhari Ki Atmakatha by Manu Sharma

Gandhari Ki Atmakatha, Ah Mahabharat again! This time as a story of Gandhari, only focusing on what she knew, what she saw and her...
Why I’m Still Married by Karen Propp & Jean Trounstine

Why I’m Still Married by Karen Propp & Jean Trounstine

24 women writers talk about being married - to be more precise why they still continued to be married to the man they are currently...
Innovating Women by Vivek Wadhwa & Farai Chideya

Innovating Women by Vivek Wadhwa & Farai Chideya

Crowd-sourced and crowd-promoted - two biggest takeaways from the book, Innovating Women, for me. The passion with which stories were sourced from around the...
Heroines by Ira Mukhoty

Heroines by Ira Mukhoty – Powerful Indian Women of Myth & History

Heroines by Ira Mukhoty takes 8 women from Indian history - women we have always celebrated as empowered women. You would know all these...
Inferior by Angela Saini

Inferior by Angela Saini – A Look at Women in Science

Inferior by Angela Saini - a BBC journalist who covers science, takes a look at women in science. I had read her earlier book...
Book Review - Breaking Barriers by Janaki Krishnan

Breaking Barriers by Janaki Krishnan

Breaking Barriers by Janaki Krishnan is a compilation of stories of 11 successful women. Most of whom are well-known names in India. The author...

Unveiling India: A Woman’s Journey by Anees Jung

Unveiling India: A Woman's Journey is an old book that I picked up during one of my Hyderabad walks. Primarily because the author belongs...
Shaping the World Edited by Manju Kapur Women's Writing in India

Shaping the World Edited by Manju Kapur

In the book Shaping the World, 23 women writers of Indian subcontinent origin share their writing journeys. More precisely trying to answer - why...