LATEST TITLES

  1. A Party For Thaera: Palestinian Women Write Life In Prison

    The new inmates were greeted with enthusiasm. Was it the energy they exuded, their different haircuts, their tanned skin, their slim bodies that had not yet suffered the consequences of being on a [...]

    INR 300.00
  2. Reproductive Politics And The Making Of Modern India

    Mytheli Sreenivas

    In the late 19th century, India played a pivotal role in creating global conversations around population and reproduction. Among the questions posed by colonial administrators, nationalists, eugeni [...]

    INR 0.00
  3. Address Book: A Publishing Memoir In the time of COVID

    Ritu Menon

    Locked down and housebound, the author leafs through her address book, looking for a name and number from long ago. As she turns the pages and sees the entries in it, she recalls the many remarkable e [...]
    INR 0.00
  4. Beyond the Stars & Other Stories

    Qurratulain Hyder

    Written while she was still in her late teens, Beyond the Stars (Sitaron se Aage) was Qurratulain Hyder’s earliest published anthology of stories, now available in English for t [...]

    INR 425.00

ACADEMIC & NON-FICTION

  1. Why I Am Not A Hindu Woman: a personal story

    Wandana Sonalkar

    In a reasoned critique of Hindutva and Hinduism, feminist scholar and activist, Wandana Sonalkar, outlines why she, born female and upper caste in Maharashtra, has repudiated her religious identity [...]

    INR 350.00
  2. Can You Hear Kashmiri Women Speak? Narratives of Resistance and Resilience

    Kashmir is hypervisible and enormously powerful in the contemporary Indian imaginary, and can be made to carry different political meanings and messages. The terms Kashmiri Pandit, Kashmiri Muslim, Ka [...]
    INR 0.00
  3. Oneness vs. the 1%: Shattering Illusions, Seeding Freedom

    Vandana Shiva, Kartikey Shiva

    In Oneness vs. the 1%, Vandana Shiva takes on the Billionaires Club of Gates, Buffett, Zuckerberg and other modern Mughals, whose blindness to the rights of people, and to the destructive [...]

    INR 375.00
  4. Gaining Ground: The Changing Contours of Feminist Organising in Post-1990s India

    Sadhna Arya

    The 1990s were a turning point for the Indian Women’s Movement (IWM). New challenges complicated old issues, affecting the analyses and strategies for mobilising. Feminists were pushed into quest [...]

    INR 650.00

AUTOBIOGRAPHIES, MEMOIRS, REMINISCENCES

  1. Side Effects of Living: An Anthology of Voices on Mental Health

    There are different sizes of bodies. There are different shades of the mind. There are different states of mind in distress. Side Effects of Living presents the words and verses of survivo [...]

    INR 299.00
  2. Single by Choice: Happily Unmarried Women!

    Marriage is near universal in India. For women, like it or not, marriage and motherhood become their career ‘choices’. Families, society, peer groups, young girls, themselves, are so conditione [...]

    INR 275.00
  3. Fallen Standing: My Life As A Schizophrenist

    Reshma Valliappan

    Reshma was diagnosed with schizophrenia when she was 22. As she says, she didn’t ‘even know what the darn word meant’. In this extraordinary, first-of-its-kind account she writes about her exper [...]
    INR 325.00
  4. A Gourmet’s Journey: Discovering the Exotic & Erotic in Food

    Jasleen Dhamija

    Jasleen Dhamija, gourmet cook, inveterate traveller and taster of delectable dishes, offers up a feast of recipes and a platter full of stories. Savour some exciting recipes from Iran, Turkey, Egypt, [...]
    INR 350.00

FICTION

  1. Street Singers of Lucknow and Other Stories

    Qurratulain Hyder

    This fascinating collection of short stories highlights the innovative genius of this iconoclastic writer as she moves from realism to the fabular, and from history to time-travel. In the title story, [...]
    INR 395.00
  2. The Collectors' Chughtai: Her Choicest Stories

    Ismat Chughtai, Tahira Naqvi

    In this selection of stories from one of Urdu’s best and boldest feminist writers we move through the chawls, havelis, mosques and villages of India, meeting characters from all classes of society. [...]
    INR 675.00
  3. Ship of Sorrows: a novel

    Qurratulain Hyder, Saleem Kidwai

    At the heart of Ship of Sorrows is a group of young friends, men and women, Hindu and Muslim, living in Lucknow on the cusp of Indian Independence. Like the rest of the country, their live [...]

    INR 550.00
  4. Travels With My Aunts

    Bulbul Sharma

    Eleven eccentric aunts, eleven delicious stories of waywardness, obduracy, adventure and rebellion by those from whom it’s least expected–women who’ve been trained to conform. Bulbul Sharma’s [...]
    INR 350.00

ARABESQUE

  1. Menopausal Palestine Women at the Edge: Women at the Edge

    Suad Amiry

    Palestine, menopausal? Can a women’s condition called ‘change of life’ afflict a nation-in-the-making? Suad Amiry’s wacky, irreverent, unmistakably political account links the state of Pale [...]

    INR 250.00
    Out of stock
  2. My Damascus

    Suad Amiry

    Writer and architect Suad Amiry, who was born in an old neighbourhood of Damascus, the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world, takes her reader by the hand through not only the narrow alleys [...]
    INR 350.00
  3. Gaza Mama: Politics and Parenting in Palestine

    Laila El-Haddad

    How does a mother explain the complex reality of Gaza to her own young children, rightly perplexed at the attitude of visa authorities, the threats of Israeli soldiers and the pain and unbelonging [...]

    INR 375.00
  4. Dreaming of Baghdad

    Haifa Zangana

    In the 1970s, a group of activists, united by the dream of a better Iraq, organised in opposition to the Baath Party and its charismatic leader, Saddam Hussein. Haifa Zangana was among the resister [...]

    INR 375.00

PAMPHLETS

  1. Feminism and its Relevance in South Asia

    Kamla Bhasin, Nighat Said Khan

    Feminism is charged with being an ‘imported western’ idea and considered irrelevant for women in South Asia. Why are feminists considered to be rebels? Who are feminists, to begin with? This class [...]
    INR 55.00
    Out of stock
  2. Understanding Gender

    Kamla Bhasin

    This lucid discussion of the concept of 'gender' in feminist discourse deals with questions like the relationship between 'gender' and 'woman'; the difference between 'women and development' and 'gend [...]
    INR 85.00
  3. What Is Patriarchy?

    Kamla Bhasin

    This pamphlet looks at the introduction of patriarchy by feminists, as an analytical category in theorising women’s subordination–at how it is constituted; at its origin; and how it has evolved hi [...]
    INR 55.00
    Out of stock
  4. Exploring Masculinity

    Kamla Bhasin

    Why is everyone talking about masculinity these days? What exactly do we mean by it? Is there only one kind of masculinity or do we have to deal with many masculinities? This lucidly written pamphlet [...]
    INR 85.00

Latest Titles
  1. A Party For Thaera: Palestinian Women Write Life In Prison

    The new inmates were greeted with enthusiasm. Was it the energy they exuded, their different haircuts, their tanned skin, their slim bodies that had not yet suffered the consequences of being on a [...]

    INR 300.00
  2. Reproductive Politics And The Making Of Modern India

    Mytheli Sreenivas

    In the late 19th century, India played a pivotal role in creating global conversations around population and reproduction. Among the questions posed by colonial administrators, nationalists, eugeni [...]

    INR 0.00
Academic and Non-Fiction
  1. Why I Am Not A Hindu Woman: a personal story

    Wandana Sonalkar

    In a reasoned critique of Hindutva and Hinduism, feminist scholar and activist, Wandana Sonalkar, outlines why she, born female and upper caste in Maharashtra, has repudiated her religious identity [...]

    INR 350.00
  2. Can You Hear Kashmiri Women Speak? Narratives of Resistance and Resilience

    Kashmir is hypervisible and enormously powerful in the contemporary Indian imaginary, and can be made to carry different political meanings and messages. The terms Kashmiri Pandit, Kashmiri Muslim, Ka [...]
    INR 0.00
Autobiographies, Memoirs, Reminiscences
  1. Side Effects of Living: An Anthology of Voices on Mental Health

    There are different sizes of bodies. There are different shades of the mind. There are different states of mind in distress. Side Effects of Living presents the words and verses of survivo [...]

    INR 299.00
  2. Single by Choice: Happily Unmarried Women!

    Marriage is near universal in India. For women, like it or not, marriage and motherhood become their career ‘choices’. Families, society, peer groups, young girls, themselves, are so conditione [...]

    INR 275.00
Fiction
  1. Street Singers of Lucknow and Other Stories

    Qurratulain Hyder

    This fascinating collection of short stories highlights the innovative genius of this iconoclastic writer as she moves from realism to the fabular, and from history to time-travel. In the title story, [...]
    INR 395.00
  2. The Collectors' Chughtai: Her Choicest Stories

    Ismat Chughtai, Tahira Naqvi

    In this selection of stories from one of Urdu’s best and boldest feminist writers we move through the chawls, havelis, mosques and villages of India, meeting characters from all classes of society. [...]
    INR 675.00
Non-Fiction
  1. Menopausal Palestine Women at the Edge: Women at the Edge

    Suad Amiry

    Palestine, menopausal? Can a women’s condition called ‘change of life’ afflict a nation-in-the-making? Suad Amiry’s wacky, irreverent, unmistakably political account links the state of Pale [...]

    INR 250.00
    Out of stock
  2. My Damascus

    Suad Amiry

    Writer and architect Suad Amiry, who was born in an old neighbourhood of Damascus, the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world, takes her reader by the hand through not only the narrow alleys [...]
    INR 350.00
Pamphlets
  1. Feminism and its Relevance in South Asia

    Kamla Bhasin, Nighat Said Khan

    Feminism is charged with being an ‘imported western’ idea and considered irrelevant for women in South Asia. Why are feminists considered to be rebels? Who are feminists, to begin with? This class [...]
    INR 55.00
    Out of stock
  2. Understanding Gender

    Kamla Bhasin

    This lucid discussion of the concept of 'gender' in feminist discourse deals with questions like the relationship between 'gender' and 'woman'; the difference between 'women and development' and 'gend [...]
    INR 85.00