Saturday, February 22, 2020

Books

In this section, find listicles of Indian feminist books, book reviews and book excerpts by Feminism in India.

Book Review: Colour Matters? By Anuranjita Kumar

Book Review: Colour Matters? By Anuranjita Kumar

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Colour Matters?:The Truth That No One Wants to See, chronicles instances in a manner that coaxes the reader to think why the colour of the skin dictates how we behave/misbehave in life.
Book Review: Namesake By Jhumpa Lahiri

Book Review: The Namesake By Jhumpa Lahiri

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Namesake is the first novel written by Jhumpa Lahiri whose debut collection of short stories, Interpreter of Maladies, won the Pulitzer Prize in 2000.
On Feminism And Writing: A Path To Self-Realisation And Empowerment?

On Feminism And Writing: A Path To Self-Realisation And Empowerment?

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Writing remains a vehicle for social change owing to the collective understanding one receives by learning about different experiences and perspectives.
Book Review: The Silence And The Storm By Kalpana Sharma

Book Review: The Silence And The Storm By Kalpana Sharma

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Kalpana Sharma’s The Silence and The Storm is an important addition to the many voices that talk about the challenges faced by women in our country.
Book Review: Ants Among Elephants By Sujatha Gidla

Book Review: Ants Among Elephants By Sujatha Gidla

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The book ‘Ants Among Elephants’ is a powerful semi autobiographical work of Sujatha Gidla as she traces the struggles of the 'untouchables' to assert her identity and agency amidst the turbulent times of nation building.
Bernardine Evaristo’s Brilliant Take On ‘Difference’ In ‘Girl, Woman, Other’

Bernardine Evaristo’s Brilliant Take On ‘Difference’ In ‘Girl, Woman, Other’

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Womxn of unheard voices and unsung praises are at the heart of Bernardine Evaristo’s 2019 Booker Prize-winning novel ‘Girl, Woman, Other’.
Book Review: Forsaken: An AIDS Memoir By Alexandre Bergamini

Book Review: Forsaken: An AIDS Memoir By Alexandre Bergamini

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Forsaken: An AIDS Memoir by Alexandre Bergamini, translated by Renuka George will take you through the marginalization and social stigmatization of seropositive homosexuals, and how it has semblances with contemporary India.
The Epic Of Dalit Literature: When I Hid My Caste By Baburao Bagul

The Epic Of Dalit Literature: When I Hid My Caste By Baburao Bagul

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Baburao Bagul’s anthology Jevha Mi Jaat Chorli Hoti (When I Hid My Caste) that heralded a brave new voice in the Dalit literary sphere.
Book Review: Staying Alive By Vandana Shiva

Book Review: Staying Alive By Vandana Shiva

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“Staying Alive: Women, Ecology, and Development” written by Vandana Shiva, encompasses the understanding of ‘eco-feminism’ and its feminist interpretations.
Book Review: With Ash On Their Faces By Cathy Otten

Book Review: With Ash On Their Faces By Cathy Otten

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With Ash on Their Faces: Yezidi Women and the Islamic State by Cathy Otten is an honest account of women surviving through the ISIS’s regime in Iraq.

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Power Of Misogynist Intellectuals: Jordan Peterson & His Indian Allies

Power Of Misogynist Intellectuals: Jordan Peterson & His Indian Allies

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The Canadian psychologist, Jordan Peterson kicked up a storm with his seemingly compelling arguments against feminism, political correctness, and more.
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Dear Media, Use These New Stock Images To Depict Rape Instead! | #GBVinMedia

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FII ran a crowdsourced art campaign to create new stock images for the media to use when covering incidents of gender-based violence.
To Kill a Mockingbird

Gender Roles And Stereotyping In ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

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To Kill a Mockingbird covers several themes that are often uncomfortable to encounter and explore, such as racism and loss of innocence.