In She Goes to War, Rashmi Saksena presents the lives of women who have been crucial operators in insurgencies in Assam, Manipur, Nagaland, Chhattisgarh and Kashmir. This excerpt is about the Manipuri faith healer Purnima, who was once a dreaded killer. Click here to read an excerpt from the book.
Book launch of Infinite Variety: A History of Desire in India by Madhavi Menon. Acclaimed author Mahesh Rao was in conversation with Madhavi Menon. Click here to view the album.
In her new book Beyond Dharma: Dissent in the Ancient Indian Sciences of Sex and Politics, Wendy Doniger writes about the convoluted reasoning and origins of Hindutva’s love for ‘mythoscience’. Click here to read an excerpt.
‘… Don’t Run, My Love may be read and enjoyed as a simple folktale, it may also be read as an allegory of human relationships as love is fraught with danger. Also it may be an allegory for life itself where it is almost impossible to segregate good and evil into neat compartments.’ Book review of Don’t Run, My Love by Easterine Kire.