Nandita Bose

'She Goes to War: Women Militant of India' book review: In the shadows

This book is a gritty testament of our sisters in arms and their impossible journeys.

02 Sep 2018

A journey into the disturbed past of a nation

The resistance against apartheid in South Africa, the unrelenting underground war and its unsung heroes

02 Jun 2018

Reclaiming identity

The Silver Music Box by Mina Baites is a feminine retelling of a dreaded phase of Nazi Germany through the eyes of one Jewish family.

31 Mar 2018

Matriarchs of mythology

Rewriting legend as popular fiction is a tricky line to tread, but some writers do it with great skill.

24 Feb 2018

Unwinding Nostalgia

Composed entirely of self-indulgent emails, the reader feels like an interloper or voyeur

01 Feb 2018

When sorrow is a calling card

Not something that seeks to comfort, the book rather makes it a point to disturb the reader.

06 Jan 2018

One hundred years of love

An admirable departure from bubble-gum love stories, it is an attempt to tell a mature story

09 Dec 2017