Carland fought for better salaries and conditions for nurses and midwives, and for the welfare of the elderly, and, perhaps most impressively of all, campaigned for the rights of gypsies.
A gripping blend of history and fiction, this book is a fascinating and inspiring portrait of the young Laxmibai, the extraordinary states person and fighter whom India has never forgotten.
The 29-year old’s story is about love in the time of communal politics and depicts the social cultures of modern India through a narrative about a Hindu woman and Muslim man.
Hunted by the Sky brought magic and fantasy back into my life. All I had to do was embrace the culture I was born into.
I don’t think poets need to have a speaking voice and a writing voice. They need to have a strong voice, if possible varied in tones, themes, moods, and muse.
Why I write is a mystery to me but I just know I need to write. As long as my readers keep reading me and keep traveling with me and my stories, I know I will keep writing and not think to much about it.
She is a mom with high hopes for how her sons will move through the world as men, and a willingness to embarrass herself to make sure they get the message.
Screenwriter Juhi Chaturvedi speaks on her ode to the architecture from the bygone era in Gulabo Sitabo and why she doesn’t write from a gendered lens.
In Lauren Beukes’ Afterland, most of the male population has died, leaving only 35-50 million men and boys on the whole planet.
NDMC trucks spraying disinfectant arrived as did spooky figures in hazmat suits. Nurses protected only with dupattas over their faces were taking temperatures of some residents.
Maren feels a change, a turning amongst the women. Something darker is growing, and she finds it in herself, too. She is less and less interested in what he has to say, and more consumed by her work: fishing, chopping wood, readying the fields.
According to Farm Animal Investment Risk and Return (FAIRR), over 70 percent of the world’s farmed animals are now factory-farmed.