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.
Three Thousand Stitches is a string of eleven short autobiographical stories penned by the chairperson of Infosys, Sudha Murthy. It depicts challenges she (and one imagines many other women) faced from conservative,
Sharp, hilarious, and relatable are three words that best describe Shreya Sen-Handley’s book Memoirs of My Body. It opens with a seven-year-old Sen noticing her streaked underpants upon waking up after wet dreams about a boy who’s “literally from the wrong side of the tracks.” The young girl wonders what the discharge means?
My grand aunt’s husband fought with the Indian National Army (INA).In an era before instant communication or even the black phone most of grew up with,
The 1999 Kargil war altered Ind-Pak relations forever. We know this; we lived it through news media and disappearance of those near and dear.
Nothing is better than when you pick up a book and find characters so well fleshed-out that they become real people within minutes.