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A Is For Activist, Alisha Almeida, Anusha Hariharan, Books, Breaking Gender Stereotypes, Cat Clarke, Children's Books, Children's Literature, Cornelia Funke, Cory Silverberg, Daniel Roode, Defying Gender Stereotypes, Dougal MacPherson, Featured, Feelings and You, Feminism, Feminist Baby, Fiona Smyth, Geeta Dharmarajan, Gender, Gender Expression, Gender Identity, Gender Stereotypes, Gender Talk — Big Hero. Size Zero., Inclusion, Inclusivity, Innosanto Nagara, Introducing Teddy: A Gentle Story about Gender and Friendship, Jessica Walton, Joan Holub, Kerstin Meyer, Lachmi's War, Loryn Brantz, Maya Gonzalez, Meghna Chaudhury, Michael Martchenko, Munro Leaf, Niveditha Subramaniam, Online Exclusive, Picture Books, Pirate Girl, Rajni Perera, Read, Reading, Robert Lawson, Robert Munsch, Sex is a Funny Word: A Book About Bodies, Shashi Setty, Sowmya Rajendran, The Boy & The Bindi, The Gender Wheel, The Irrelevant Project Box Set, The Pants Project, The Paper Bag Princess, The story of Ferdinand, This Little Trailblazer: A Girl Power Primer, Vivek Shraya

There’s beauty in diversity, and that’s an important lesson to learn as a kid
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Amina Akhtar, #FashionVictim
November 19, 2018

The former style editor connects the dots from reality to fiction in an interaction with Sholeen Damarwala
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#MeToo, #TimesUp, A Room of One's Own, Australia, Canada, Chandra Talpade Mohanty, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Egypt, Elena Favilli, Elif Shafak, Featured, Feminism, Feminist Stories, Feminst Books, France, Francesca Cavallo, Germaine Greer, Goodnight Stories For Rebel Girls, Headscarves & Hymens, India, Iran, Italy, Margaret Atwood, Marjane Satrapi, Mona Eltahawy, Nigeria, NoViolet Bulawayo, Online Exclusive, Persepolis, Simone de Beauvoir, Sylvia Plath, The Bastard of Istanbul, The Bell Jar, The Female Eunuch, The Handmaid's Tale, The Second Sex, Turkey, Under Western Eyes, United Kingdom, United States, Virginia Woolf, We Need New Names, We Should All Be Feminists, Zimbabwe
November 14, 2018

A comprehensive list of books from all over the world that help navigate the true meaning and impact of feminism
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Alberto Ruy-Sánchez, Authors, best books, Books, Deborah Moggach, Eran Hadas, Featured, Literature festivals, Molly Crabapple, Online Exclusive, Susannah Clapp, Tata Literature Live! Festival 2018

Plus, where to catch them and what to read before you do
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Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi, The Rabbit & The Squirrel — A Love Story About Friendship, Award-winning author

His latest work The Rabbit & The Squirrel — A Love Story About Friendship is a touching fable, exploring the nuances of relationships. Award-winning author Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi writes about why sometimes silence really is golden
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Andal, Books, Exclusive, Featured, Kodhai, Online, Sharanya Manivannan, The Queen Of Jasmine Country
October 26, 2018

Sharanya Manivannan, author and poet, and poet-saint Andal are separated by hundreds of years. And yet, Manivannan reimagines Andal’s childhood in a debut novel that feels as fresh and relevant to our times as it is to the ninth century
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Kalpana Swaminathan

What’s it like for authors to grow with protagonists that they write about over multiple books? Acclaimed writer Kalpana Swaminathan talks about her favourite leading lady, Lalli the detective, from her series of crime mysteries
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Books, Featured, Naveen Kishore, Online Exclusive, Seagull Books

A Midwife’s Tale

Text by Sholeen Damarwala

Naveen Kishore of Seagull Books has been cajoling readers to explore new kinds of writing without allowing “safe reader-led choices” to dictate his book lists
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Exclusive excerpt, Featured, Feminism, Feminist Rani, Kalki Koechlin, Meghna Pant, Online Exclusive, Penguin Random House

The book authored by Meghna Pant and Shaili Chopra features a collection of compelling conversations with opinion leaders who advocate gender equality. Here's an excerpt from Kalki Koechlin's interview about her childhood, marriage and her struggle to break stereotypes
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Sailaja Joshi, Indian-American publisher

Indian-American publisher Sailaja Joshi is determined to fill bookshelves across America with literature that's more inclusive
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American Gods, Anansi Boys, Authors, Books, Coraline, Featured, Neil Gaiman, Norse Mythology, Online Exclusive, The Ocean at the end of the Lane, Twitter, Zee Jaipur Literature Fest 2018, Zee Jaipur Literature Festival
August 02, 2018

It’s a good omen for the literary festival as the celebrated author, best known for his fantasy writings just replied to a fan's tweet confirming his plans to visit India...
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Akbar, Books, Featured, Feminism, Heroines, History, India, Ira Mukhoty, Mughals, Online Exclusive, Power, Shah Jahan, Women
June 22, 2018

Ladies of the royal zenana were "relentlessly independent, well travelled and audacious", says the author about the queens she writes about in her latest tome...
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