The Whole Shebang by Lalita Iyer

'In equal parts badass and equal parts poignant. I can't recommend it enough.' ~Aditi Mittal So women have problems. We all know that! No, wait. I am not talking about misogyny, patriarchy, gender stereotyping, molestation, female infanticide, etc. These are issues that we have completely normalised and accepted. However, women have various other problems too... Continue Reading →

It Only Happens in the Movies by Holly Bourne

Romance movies have a certain magical feeling that makes us want to believe in things that are as far from reality as possible. The grand gestures, the kiss in the rain, the improbable happily-ever-after, the cynic in us scoffs at it, yet the teensy bit of romantic in us hopes for a fairytale relationship story.... Continue Reading →

Party Girls Die in Pearls by Plum Sykes

Ursula Flowerbutton ! There, now that I have got your attention, let's begin training about this funny and entertaining "Whodunnit" read. The first thing that caught my fancy and made me immediately take interest in this book was the name of the protagonist, Ursula Flowerbutton. The story starts with a newspaper report written by our... Continue Reading →

The One Who Swam With The Fishes by Meenakshi Reddy Madhavan : Book Review

Mahabharata, the great Indian epic, is mostly talked about for its eminent gruesome and bloody war. Whether it is the scheming Kauravas or the struggling and principled Pandavas, the attention always seems to be on these two sides battling against each other. The women of the Mahabharata have always been side-casted and are given very... Continue Reading →

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone: 20th Anniversary Edition

It has been 20 years this 26 June, 2017 that J.K. Rowling brought to the Muggle world the magical journey of Harry Potter. The Philosopher's Stone was first published by Bloomsbury and by the year 1999 it had already become New York Times bestselling fiction. The last 20 years have seen the release of six... Continue Reading →

Dear Ijeawele by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie : Book Review

Chimamanda Adichie is famous for her captivating and thought-provoking books on feminism and gender equality. Rarely do we come across an author who writes such strong and inspiring essays that become a page-turner. So it doesn't come as a surprise when I say that I finished this 70 paged book in 2 hours and I... Continue Reading →

Book Review : Little Black Book by Otegha Uwagba

First things first, I finished reading Little Black Book in the following time period: commuting to office, lunch break, commuting back from office. So the relevance of the book in a working woman's life was hard-hitting. And throughout that particular day, I had recommended Otegha Uwagba's book to at least 10 other woman, sitting at... Continue Reading →

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