As a final part of the #CauseAChatter mini-series on Mental Health Talks, I share book recommendations for family caregivers. Insightful narratives that provide family caregivers comfort and help them feel included.
Committed: A Memoir of Madness in the Family is a memoir detailing what it is like to grow up with a paranoid schizophrenia mother only to discover that the little sister shares a similar diagnosis of mental illness. Milana inspires us with her triumphs and resiliency and offers solace to those burdened with the role of caretaker to a family member with mental health issues.
Literature plays an important role in increasing social awareness and empathy. Throughout history and in recent times, authors have helped remove pre-conceived notions around mental illness. Shattering stereotypes. Busting myths and misconceptions.
If you are a book lover and have been inundated by romance recommendations this Valentine’s week, read on as I share my picks of books that celebrate love but are not romances.
Literature is considered the best source to understand and combat social issues. Throughout history, radical authors have yielded a pen to fight injustice. To educate and to inspire. Follow me through the #CauseAChatter series as I bring to you some great book recommendations on a range of issues.
From fantasy fiction to non-fiction to literary fiction to women’s fiction, here is my list of 25 books I plan to read this year.
2020 has been a good reading year for me. I may not have read a lot of books. But it has been a year I read some excellent books. Although it was difficult to choose my favorite reads, I share my top 10 picks.
Can food be used as a weapon? A powerful tool that unites and divides. Explore a powerful meditation on food, community, hospitality, and generosity.
There is no other city quite like Mumbai. A city that is a character in itself. A compilation of books that capture the spirit of Mumbai.
A biography unlike any other. A painstakingly built up narrative based on original letters, university archives, and newspaper accounts.