Afsaneh: Short Stories By Iranian Women By Kaveh Basmenji, was a heartbreaking book to read and I wept throughout while reading it....
Cyber Sexy disseminates how the meaning of pornography is contextual and looks at how men from a certain class, caste and economic background not only define pornography for all, but also create laws around it.
Mehboob Murderer by Nupur Ananad is a fast-paced thriller set in Mumbai. The story revolves around a shootout, as an 80-year-old Café Mehboob is targeted by a murderer and suddenly the city is no more just about locals, floods and stars.
Fragments of a Life recognises the inherent privilege that comes with certain castes and classes while dissecting the patriarchal notions of the family.
Andrea Dworkin's Woman Hating is powerful, point-black and direct. She attacks the standards of beauty, set for women and opposes the tolerance of pain and romanticisation of that pain.
Lamps in a Whirlpool (Suzhalil Mithakkum Deepangal) is a Tamil book released in 1987, written by Rajam Krishnan which portrays different kinds of patriarchal oppression present within the family.
Mary Portas’s book, Work Like a Woman is an absorbing piece of work covering the not so evident, yet translucently visible gender prejudice at workplace.
Refashioning India, a book by Maitrayee Chaudhuri, tells the story of the unfolding changes in India’s public discourse after 1991.
Mary Shelley has already been hailed as a revolutionary figure in the genre, but people little know of her feminist stance, which formed the core message of her debut and most acclaimed novel.
In Widows of Vidarbha: Making of Shadows, Kota Neelima describes the troubled lives of 16 widows, to whom the state has conveniently turned a blind eye.