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  1. Mayuri Nidigallu
    October 12, 2020 @ 9:12 am

    Ritu, I want to start by thanking you for giving this book the spotlight through your blog. I am embarrassed to say this is the first I am hearing of this author. Your riveting review made me buy the book, post which i am adding my comment to your blog.
    ‘The purpose of my blog has always been to bring lesser-known books to the fore. Worthy reads that have missed the hype.’ You have certainly achieved it!
    Gratitude from this Bibliophile!


    • Ritu
      October 12, 2020 @ 10:34 am

      Thank you so much, Mayuri 🙂 It means a lot coming from you. I am overwhelmed.

      It breaks my heart to see good authors and excellent books not getting the recognition they deserve. So glad you bought the book. Hope you enjoy it as much as I did.


  2. Sonia Dogra
    October 12, 2020 @ 11:11 am

    I know of Dr Anandi Joshee. I am sure this will be a great read.


    • Ritu
      October 13, 2020 @ 5:51 pm

      It indeed is, Sonia. Do pick it up. Thanks for stopping by 🙂


  3. Pratikshya Mishra
    October 14, 2020 @ 10:44 am

    This is so good a venture. Lesser known or less promoted books usually don’t reach many. Thanks for sharing such an amazing book. That too it’s almost 120+ years old- the story.. Hope to read it soon..


  4. Sitharaam Jayakumar
    October 14, 2020 @ 1:49 pm

    This sounds like a book that would bring out the epic struggle of a wonderful woman in times that must have been extremely oppressive for women in India. She has achieved so much in spite of all the obstacles and it is indeed a pity she did not live to serve people as a doctor. The book is definitely in my to be read list. I have never heard of Anandi Joshee but your review of this book has piqued my interest and I want to know more about her.


  5. Aditi Kapur
    October 14, 2020 @ 4:35 pm

    I liked the idea of sharing lesser-known books having the capability to bring positive changes in society. The book is a must-read.


  6. Suchita Agarwal
    October 14, 2020 @ 5:38 pm

    What an amazing purpose to have for your blog. What you said about the saree and dietary restrictions makes one wonder just the layers under which people and women are hiding their identity and capability.


  7. Puspanjalee Das Dutta
    October 14, 2020 @ 10:09 pm

    Your book review tempted me to read this book as soon as possible. Added in my TBR list!


  8. Neha
    October 16, 2020 @ 6:22 pm

    There was a recent movie in Marathi, which celebrated Anandeebai Joshi. I would love to pick this book and read those collections of letters.


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