Women Writing Women: Book Recommendations from Our Editors

On 20 June 2018, our editors Arcopol Chaudhuri, Sohini Basak and Swati Daftuar did a LIVE on the topic 'Women Writing Women'. If you're someone looking to diversify your reading list, here are all the books they recommended.

‘Women in the Mahabharata existed only to propel the story forward for the men’

Growing up as a girl in the Vedic age is anything but easy—and even harder for the future Queen of Hastinapur, the kingdom of all kingdoms. She must contend with magic islands, difficult sages, calculating foster parents, sexual awakening and loneliness. Even when she is at the threshold of the capital, King Shantanu, smitten though… Continue reading ‘Women in the Mahabharata existed only to propel the story forward for the men’