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.
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 is an elegy to the community she grew up in and her intersecting identities as a Tamil, Dalit, and Christian woman.
Let us read about some Dalit women poets whose poetry challenged dominant caste norms and take us to the lives of their community.
The book 'Power and Contestation' analyses the intelligible dissection of India's claim to global notoriety in the past two decades.
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' 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.
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.
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? 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.