Books

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

The #FIIRecommends Sale By FII And Zubaan Books | Feminism In India

The #FIIRecommends Online Book Sale By FII And Zubaan

FII & Zubaan Books have launched a collaborative online book sale from June 4-11 with 20% OFF on some of Zubaan's select titles that #FIIRecommends.
Book Review: The Red Tent By Anita Diamant

Book Review: The Red Tent By Anita Diamant

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.
Karukku by Bama

‘Karukku’: An Autobiography By Bama Exploring Her Tamil, Dalit And Christian Identity

Karukku by Bama is an elegy to the community she grew up in and her intersecting identities as a Tamil, Dalit, and Christian woman.
Dalit women poets

5 Dalit Women Poets Who Remind Us That Caste And Patriarchy Are Not Exclusive

Let us read about some Dalit women poets whose poetry challenged dominant caste norms and take us to the lives of their community.
Power and Contestation Review: Does Development Only Strengthen The Status Quo?

Power and Contestation Review: Does Development Only Strengthen The Status Quo?

The book 'Power and Contestation' analyses the intelligible dissection of India's claim to global notoriety in the past two decades.
the awakening _kate chopin

Book Review: The Awakening, A Quintessence Of Early Feminist Fiction

I would give up the unessential; I would give up my money, I would give my life for my children; but I wouldn’t give myself. I can’t make it more clear; it’s only something which I am beginning to comprehend, which is revealing itself to me.
Pink Sari Revolution Book Cover

Book Review: Pink Sari Revolution by Amana Fontanella Khan

'Pink Sari Revolution' is a book inspired by the activities of the 'Gulabi Gang' in Bundelkhand, Uttar Pradesh. Gulabi Gang is representative of the extraordinary women's movement in Banda district of Uttar Pradesh led by Sampat Pal Devi in 2006.
Draupadi

The Draupadis Of Today: Exploring Draupadi With A Feminist Lens

But what Draupadi is remembered for is not the fierce, intelligent woman that she was but the woman who was disrobed at the great hall and had to be saved by Krishna. Casting her into the role of a damsel in distress who needs saving is a betrayal to the fierceness of her soul.
Indian women authors

9 Indian Women Authors To Look Forward To In 2018

In an effort to fill the gap in literary social conscience at large, here is a list of 9 Indian women authors you should look out for.
why loiter book review

Why Loiter? Book Review: Imagining Our Streets Full Of Women

“Why Loiter? Women and Risk on Mumbai Streets” is truly powerful in its potential to generate debate, and to create a change in the way we perceive spaces.

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Majili Review: An Ideal Wife Is The One Who Suffers In Silence And Submission

Majili Review: Why Is An Ideal Wife She Who Suffers In Silence And Submission?

Majili is a recent Telugu release, directed by Shiva Nirvana that stars Samantha Akkineni, Divyansha Kaushik, and Naga Chaitanya.

Being 33 And Single Is Not A Crime: Unpacking Criticism Against Unmarried Women

What we need to understand before we start criticising unmarried women is that marriage is a conscious choice, not an expected natural act that must 'happen'.
लैंगिक समानता : क्यों हमारे समाज के लिए बड़ी चुनौती है? | Feminism In India

लैंगिक समानता : क्यों हमारे समाज के लिए बड़ी चुनौती है?

गाँव हो या शहर व्यवहार से लेकर काम तक लैंगिक समानता हमारे समाज में मौजूद है, जो हमारे देश के लिए एजेंडा 2030 को पूरा करने में बड़ी चुनौती है|