Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Books

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

Book Review: Lamps In A Whirlpool (Suzhalil Mithakkum Deepangal) By Rajam Krishnan

Book Review: Lamps In A Whirlpool (Suzhalil Mithakkum Deepangal) By Rajam Krishnan

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.
Book Excerpt: Open Couplets By Torsa Ghosal

Book Excerpt: Open Couplets By Torsa Ghosal

Open Couplets by Torsa Ghosal is novel revolving around the life of Ira Chatterjee, who goes on the quest to find the missing people whose absence no one else seem to be aware of – or even care about.
Book Excerpt: Doing Time With Nehru By Yin Marsh | Feminism In India

Book Excerpt: Doing Time With Nehru By Yin Marsh

Doing Time with Nehru is the story of how over 3,000 Indian-Chinese – men, women and children including infants – were summarily arrested without trial and placed in a disused World War II POW camp in Deoli, Rajasthan.
Book Review: Learning True Love By Sister Chan Khong

Book Review: ‘Learning True Love’ By Sister Chan Khong

'Learning True Love' is replete with instances of courage and strength as Sister Chan Khong faces double invisibilisation as a female social worker.
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: Afsaneh: Short Stories By Iranian Women By Kaveh Basmenji

Book Review: Afsaneh: Short Stories By Iranian Women Edited By Kaveh Basmenji

Afsaneh: Short Stories By Iranian Women By Kaveh Basmenji, was a heartbreaking book to read and I wept throughout while reading it....

Book Excerpt: Love And Rage – The Inner Worlds Of Children By Nupur D....

Love And Rage – The Inner Worlds Of Children deals with the emotional trauma that children go through in the everyday passing realities of the country.
Book Review: Gaysia: Adventures In The Queer East By Benjamin Law

Book Review: Gaysia–Adventures In The Queer East By Benjamin Law

Benjamin Law’s Gaysia is an absorbing read filled with quirky humour and informative facts about the diverse queer culture in Southeast Asia.

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Film Review: Section 375 Maintains The Narrative Of Disbelief In Survivor Stories

Film Review: Section 375 Maintains The Narrative Of Disbelief In Survivor Stories

If you want to see what that looks like on screen, you should watch Section 375, a courtroom thriller about sexual assault in the #MeToo era, a film that supposedly presents a “balanced” perspective, but ultimately sides with the accused.
What People Don't Tell You About Stretch Marks And PCOS

What People Don’t Tell You About Stretch Marks And PCOS

While people were quick to point out that stretch marks look ugly, or to ask how did I get them at such a young age in the first place, they never told me that stretch marks can be a symptom of PCOS.
St. Francis College, Hyderabad Takes Body Policing To A New Level

St Francis College, Hyderabad Takes Body Policing To A New Level

Recently, there has been a recorded incident about how the principal of St Francis College, Hyderabad, where girls have been asked to come to college only wearing kurtis “below” their knees in length.