Ep. 6: Combat Journalism with Teresa Rehman

teresa rehman author of bulletproof

In Bulletproof, journalist and author Teresa Rehman goes beyond statistics and looks at documentary evidences, and shows us how conflict impacts women, children, health etc. A first-of-its-kind account, Bulletproof is the story of a female combat journalist and her encounters with insurgency from north-east India. In this episode of India Booked, Rehman speaks to Ayushi […]

Shadow Men by Bijoya Sawian

book review of shadow men by bijoya sawian

Shadow Men by Bijoya Sawian, is a combination of a novella and two short stories, published by Speaking Tiger books. It is set in Shillong and it is the city, as much as the plot and characters that take centre stage here.   The Novella  The titular novella, Shadow Men, comes across as a whodunnit. It […]

One’s Own, Yet Different by Meena Kakodkar

book cover of one's own yet different childrens book

Meena Kakodkar’s One’s Own, Yet Different makes one want to hug, compliment and thank the author all at the same time. Illustrated by Charutha Reghunat, the book addresses the gender divide prevalent in Indian society. The central theme refutes the social traditions we accept as a convention, and allows us to continue unquestioned. One’s Own, […]