Bestselling British crime writer Ann Cleeves speaks on what keeps her hooked to writing crime, why she created a middle-aged detective who is not conventionally beautiful and how winning the Duncan Lawrie Dagger made a big difference to her career.
Read an excerpt from Black Warrant, the most intimate and raw account of India’s judicial and criminal justice system.
I’ve often realized that I’m a free spirit when I write. It gives me a unique identity and a distinct sense of accomplishment because I write relatively better than I speak.
Read an excerpt from author Sangeeta Bandyopadhyay’s hallucinatory and explosively sensual new novel, The Yogini.
What people don’t realize is that I will yet again have to fight in the 51 kilogram category with boxers who are taller and stronger. But I am not saying this as an excuse. All I am trying to say is it will not be easy to make it to Tokyo and win a second Olympic medal.
Read this excerpt from the collection of short stories This Is How It Took Place, by late author Rudrakshi Bhattacharjee.
From The Far Field by Madhuri Vijay to Incidental Inventions by Elena Ferrante Andrea, here are 50 books by women writers, published in 2019, that you must read.
Read an excerpt from the book Taboo by Nirmala Govindarajan, which is inspired by the lives of under-aged girls who are kidnapped and trafficked.
Elizabeth announced that she had breast cancer in 2015. Metaphorically, Wurtzel compared cancer with depression in her book Prozac Nation years before her cancer diagnosis.
Practising Gender Neutrality in its right spirit will imply equal opportunities for all genders to grow. -Sanchita Ganguly
Read an excerpt from Dharini Bhaskar’s book These, Our Bodies, Possessed by Light, which explores the autonomy that women have.
While reading one brilliantly crafted tale of deceit, horror, and crime Samarpita Mukherjee Sharma decided to make a list of ten women authors who have written thrillers that every lover of this genre must-read.