'Thanda Gosht' depicts the harsh realities of communal conflicts that caused damages so deep that we are, to this date, struggling with its repercussions.
I always ask at all literary discussions and meet-ups, but have found no answer to—"Why is there a category called ‘Women’s Writing’ when there is no such category for ‘Men’s writing’? And what exactly is 'Chick Lit'?"
Barsa, written by Kadeeja Mumtas, is the first Malayalam novel to be set in Saudi Arabia and as its introduction states, is a record of "a woman’s scrutiny of Islamic scriptures and Muslim life".
The Red Tent is a bold, rich, and brilliantly written fill-in-the-blanks exercise undertaken by Anita Diamant who is a modern Jewish woman re-reading the Bible.
The Adivasi Will Not Dance is authored by Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar, a Santhal writer - making him a unique voice in a field dominated by elite and upper caste writers.
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.
To Hell With You Mitro was ahead of its times, and radically subversive in real, and not abstract, terms, keeping in mind Mitro’s ultimate position as a dependent woman.
Manto's Khol Do is an accurate portrayal of the depths of human depravity, in the backdrop of the horrific violence during the Partition.
Karukku by Bama is an elegy to the community she grew up in and her intersecting identities as a Tamil, Dalit, and Christian woman.
Our Lives, Our Words – Telling Aravani Lifestories documents the lives of several trans women who have been part of the many fights they've had to put on, to gain legal and societal acceptance in our society.