Books

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

Book Review: A Respectable Woman By Easterine Kire

Book Review: A Respectable Woman By Easterine Kire

Divided in 3 parts, A Respectable Woman travails the psyche of the Naga community during and post the 1944 Kohima War.
The Bystander Anthology: The Graphic Narratives Of South Asian Women

The Bystander Anthology: The Graphic Narratives Of South Asian Women

Artists from across 13 countries of South Asia, including diaspora Indians find a space of expression within the The Bystander Anthology.
Book Review: I AM By Nia Thandapani

Book Review: I Am By Nia Thandapani

I Am is a mere 30 page-book and gives you the impression of a graphic novel that can be easily skimmed through. But trust me, it will keep you pondering for hours, while you fight the urge to make everyone drop their work to interpret it with you.
Book Review: Waiting By Nighat Khan

Book Review: Waiting By Nighat Gandhi

Nighat Gandhi delves into the monotony of daily life that is often overlooked as a cause for concern to unearth the silenced voices of women.
Harry Potter And The Problem Of Under-Representation

Harry Potter And The Problem Of Under-Representation Of Women

Even when it comes to the feminist cause, Harry Potter throws up some genuinely pleasant surprises. However, it is a huge let-down when it comes to the issue of under-representation.
Book Review: Against All Odds – Psychosocial Distress And Healing Among Women By Mahima Nayar

Book Review: Against All Odds – Psychosocial Distress And Healing Among Women By Mahima...

Against all Odds: Psychosocial Distress and Healing among Women by Mahima Nayar is a book that tries to demystify common beliefs regarding madness, mental health and mental illness, when it comes to women.
Book Review: Purdah to Piccadilly by Zarina Bhatty

Book Review: Purdah To Piccadilly By Zarina Bhatty

In Purdah to Piccadilly, Zarina Bhatty documents her journey from pre-Partition India to going to London for further studies to pursuing a PhD despite facing family opposition.
Book Review: Nagamandala By Girish Karnad

Book Review: Nagamandala By Girish Karnad

Girish Karnad, through Nagamandala, exposes the exploitation and incarceration of women that occurs through the institution of marriage.

Book Review: I Want To Destroy Myself By Malika Amar Shaikh

In I Want To Destroy Myself, Malika Amr Shaikh is unafraid to be unabashedly herself even if her opinions seem controversial, of reclaiming her identity from simply being Namdeo Dhasal’s ‘wife’, of destroying herself in order to recreate herself.

Book Review: A Life Less Ordinary By Baby Halder

An extraordinary autobiography by domestic worker, Baby Halder who defies societal norms to define herself than be defined by others.

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These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution/इन 15 महिलाओं ने भारतीय संविधान बनाने में दिया था अपना योगदान

These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution

On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.
Flying Solo: 5 Female Masturbation Techniques Worth Exploring

Flying Solo: 5 Female Masturbation Techniques Worth Exploring

Get to know the bumps and curves of your one unique body and see how she rewards you in return. Here are some masturbation techniques to help you along your journey.
The Bra Strap: Normal Piece Of Clothing Or State Secret?

The Bra Strap: Normal Piece Of Clothing Or State Secret?

Why is such a ruckus created by a visible bra strap? Can we simply not treat a bra as a normal piece of clothing instead of sexualising it?