Women in Literature are becoming rarer than unicorns. Real women with jobs and life problems that don’t include finding Mr Right are the ‘Nessies of the publishing world.
In his seventh novel, Kiran Nagarkar returns to the Rajput setting that captured our imaginations in his celebrated Cuckold. But Jasoda veers and stutters where the earlier novel sang and danced.
Today is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. We thought the best way to observe it would be to put together a list of books that inform and educate about the prevalence and repercussions of violence against women.
A month ago, Delhi organised an LGBTQIA Pride parade. A friend of mine was involved. On Twitter, he ranted about how journalists were calling him to ask for numbers of people who are gay or lesbian or transgender.