“Our traumatic experiences shape us the most,” says Shuchi Singh Kalra. The best-selling author shares her views on gender bias and social taboos.
In ‘Supernormal’, her groundbreaking new study of trauma and survival, Meg Jay tells the stories of people who overcome trauma in their childhoods to go on and live successful lives as adults.
Multidisciplinary artist and author Aanchal Malhotra has been studying the personal histories of the refugees of the Partition through the belongings they carried with them.
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Sreemoyee Piu Kundu on the social stigma of single or divorced in India and why single women live in fear.
Jojo Moyes’ new novel ‘Still Me’, ‘The Only Story’ by Julian Barnes and ‘Eleven Ways to Love’ should be on your must-read list this month.
She sparked off a global debate on race and parenting, sold millions of copies and made ‘tiger mom’ a household term. And now Yale law professor Amy Chua is out with her new theory on political tribes.
Reena Nanda’s new book ‘From Quetta to Delhi’ traces the path of her family as they migrated to an uncertain future, and is as much about the pain of India’s Partition as about Punjabi customs and lore that survive even today in parts of both countries.
The author of ‘Letters to my Ex’ on love and romance in the new-age.
Running one of India’s oldest publishing houses with new verticals in luxury and real estate, Monica Malhotra Kandhari is on top of her game.
Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie, Peach by Emma Glass, and an old book that MUST make it to your reading list this month.
Emmy J Favilla’s A World Without “Whom” is as much about reinventing grammar as a witty insight into the internet generation’s mindset. Here, she shares what happened after she first published BuzzFeed’s now-famous editorial style sheet.
For author and columnist Kiran Manral, writing has been a process of self-discovery, and, like her books, she is peeling away layers of social conditioning as she goes along.
The venues – mostly run by women – were hand-picked in acknowledgement of the selfless role they have played in their communities. Women authors, too, stepped up to do their bit.
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One of the few women authors from India to write erotic novels, Shradha Singh holds pragmatic opinions about extramarital sex, and says monogamy does not exist.
In the twilight years of her reign, the British Queen Victoria was devoted to her Indian assistant and Urdu teacher, Abdul Karim, much to the scandal of the royal court. Here is one fascinating anecdote about their controversial relationship.
Sunita Pandey shares her bookish journey across the world – her arms full of children and her head in her books.
The author of ‘Yama’s Lieutenant and the Stone Witch’ talks about mythology, women and writing dark fiction.
In her new book ‘Who Me, Poor?’, veteran journalist Gayatri Jayaraman shares her personal experience as part of the ‘rich poor’ urban Indian population.
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