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8 Indian Female Authors whom we can’t ignore In 2018
Never run out of good stuff to read! We take a look at some of the prestigious award winning books by women from India, which celebrate our common stories retold in their literary voices. Books are a great leveller. Thankfully, the canvas image of the Indian woman has drastically changed from that of a silent being to a bright and bold soul. She has proclaimed proudly that only the sky is now her true limit. And she belongs rightfully in that limitless space. Books are HER voice.
Home to many legendary writers and a voluminous collection of magnificent works of literature, India owns a distinct place in the scholarly realm., Anita Desai is an Indian novelist and short story writer.
Here is a list of memorable works of In this thought provoking book Padte, deals with an area that is considered unspeakable — pornography. She talks about areas like porn, sexuality and how Indian women experience it. She talks how societal and family structures have stigmatised the idea of sexuality and how the internet as a medium has helped in breaking taboos associated with sexuality and pleasure. Internet as a place of sexual freedom and exploration is discussed from a personal as well as sociological perspective. Nalini Jameela, an activist, sex worker and the author of the pathbreaking book, The Autobiography of a Sex Worker , published her second book this year. The book breaks down many stereotypes that is associated with the image of a sex worker.