A mother and a daughter, constantly in each other’s hair, and off to travel the world together. Excess Baggage by Richa S. Mukherjee is quirky and witty with a generous dose of wanderlust.
Indian women writers have always questioned societal norms through their writing. The literature has shaped the modern Indian woman of today who challenges patriarchy on a daily basis. I share some lesser-known feminist translated literature.
A tale about female friendship with a generous dose of mystery. Girls and the City by Manreet Sodhi Someshwar is a fascinating read where women navigate misogyny with grit and tenacity.
Balli Kaur Jaswal is one of my favorite authors and primarily writes fiction based on the Sikh diaspora. If you are looking to read about the “real” Sikhs, check out my favorite picks from her.