India has a vast and brilliant collection of LGBTQIA+ literature. From the grand lady of Indian literature, Ismat Chugtai’s Lihaaf to the underrated graphic novel Kari by Amruta Patil. Today I share with you my picks of the must-read LGBTQIA+ non-fiction books. A collection of diverse writing that empowers and inspires.
Trees in attack mode with poisonous pollen. An all-too-real climate apocalypse. Clean Air is a rousing examination of the repercussions of environmental destruction and the enduring trauma of loss.
Can’t believe it’s already February! One of my blogging goals for this year is to share a reading wrap-up and try and review each book. Read on as I share what I have been reading and the books I am planning to pick up.
A story told in silence. A story without words. Crushing by Sophie Burrows is a stunning debut graphic novel about two lonely souls yearning for human connection.
Merging fiction with non-fiction, Lahore (Book 1 of The Partition Trilogy) by Manreet Sodhi Someshwar is a well-researched story of the most tumultuous time in Indian history – the partition.
Literature is considered the best source to understand and combat social issues. Read on as I summarize the #CauseAChatter 2021 series. By no means an exhaustive list. But essential reads nonetheless.
December is here. And it is time to curl up with hot chocolate and a good book. As the Holiday season approaches, I share with you a few of my favorite reads. Books that would leave you all warm and fuzzy. Books that will definitely bring you joy.
Raising environmentally responsible children is not a choice anymore. It is a necessity. Children of today are going to inherit this damaged earth from us although we hope we can rectify that somehow. Needless to say, it is never too early to start them on environmentalism.
It is often argued that reading challenges kill the joy of reading. That it becomes all one big race or competition. How do I balance the reading challenges with the joy of reading? I share my tips and experiences that can help you make them more enjoyable.
Lately, environmentalism and books on the environment have become mainstream. Popular authors such as Amitav Ghosh, Ramachandra Guha, and Madhav Gadgil have immensely contributed to it with their impactful writings. But not many are aware that India has a rich history of regional literature on the environment.