Sohaila Abdulali was the first Indian survivor to speak out about rape. Gangraped as a teenager in Bombay and indignant at the deafening silence on the issue in India, she wrote an article for a woman's magazine questioning how we perceive rape and rape victims. Thirty years later, she saw the story..
The powerless must have a dream or two, dreams that break walls,
dreams that go through walls as if they are powerless.'
A magical tour de force by a writer at the height of her powers, When Dreams
Travel weaves round Scheherazade-or Shahrzad of the thousand and one
nights-a vibrant, inventive story..
I've imagined this in my head so many times. I've always thought about what I would say; what I would do; and how it would all turn out to be. And every time I
would remove some detail . . . She's a flight attendant--young, bright and living her dream. He's a heartbroken singer on his way to becomin..
The first person who will live to be 150 years has already been born.
The screen that we peer into will soon be within us.
We could soon be taking happiness pills before breakfast.
The perfect partner might need to be charged before bed.
This is a new world we are walking into. And the man that bega..
In a life spanning nine decades, Krishna Kumar Birla (1918-2008), son of the legendary Ghanshyam Das Birla, witnessed landmark events that shaped India in the twentieth century, and had close associations with iconic figures like Mahatma Gandhi, Madan Mohan Malviya, Jayaprakash Narayan, Jawaharlal N..
This illustrated work is a remembrance of times past, an attempt to resurrect a person or a period or an episode, a reflection on the unpredictability of life. Some paths lead nowhere; others lead to a spring of pure water. Take any path and hope for the best. At least it will lead you out of the sh..
How to write right
Master the art of writing a diary, letter, advertisement, script, novel-just about anything-with this fun activity book, featuring handy tips and expert advice to
make you a pro. Explore the power of the written word, get equipped with the basic tools that'll help you sharpen yo..