You are looking at a photo on your phone. A photo of you and your friends at a party. Its a candid happy picture, you decide to upload it on Facebook. Your aunt, who has come up behind you exclaims "My God, so much of your leg is seen in that picture! Don't put it… Continue reading When I Hit You – Meena Kandasamy
In a room full of readers, if you ask them how they cultivated their reading habit, 6 of 10 stories will include an ode to the public/school library in their locality. I've always loved those stories, be it Matilda devouring The Great Expectations by Dickens when she was four years old, or Neil Gaiman spending… Continue reading The missing library
Romantic novels, chick flicks, emotional, drama, cute, pink, emotional- words often associated with women's literature. When women started writing, they were expected to write only one form of literature- novels. And those novels were set aside, treated with doubt and dismissal before they were embraced by the masses. Yet a man would not be caught… Continue reading Women and Literature
I've been wondering what my first post should be about, something that combines my keen interest in history, conflict studies, poetry and photography. And last night I was looking at my bookshelf and it struck me, Aanchal Malhotra's book! This book has made a very deep impact on me and its a combination of everything… Continue reading Remnants of a Separation
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