Mrs Whatsit, Mrs Who & Mrs Which

Madeleine L’Engle lived in New York and wrote over 60 books for children, including A Wrinkle in Time, the first in her Time Quintet series and winner of the highly prestigious Newbury Medal. She died in 2007, aged 88. A Wrinkle in Time, is a classic sci-fi adventure where Charles Wallace Murry goes searching through…

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Here, There and Everywhere: 5 Sudha Murty Stories you Must Read

Wearer of many hats-philanthropist, entrepreneur, computer scientist, engineer, teacher-Sudha Murty has above all always been a storyteller extraordinaire. Here, There and Everywhere is a celebration of her literary journey and is her 200th title across genres and languages. It brings together her best-loved stories from various collections. Here are 5 stories by her that you…

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5 Quotes from Daisy Khan on Gender Equality

Born with Wings is a powerful, eye-opening account of Daisy Khan’s inspiring journey of self-actualization. Guided by her faith, Daisy Khan is a women’s advocate and has devised innovative ways to help end child marriage, fight against genital mutilation, and, most recently, educate young Muslims to resist the false promises of ISIS recruiters. Here are some…

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#DesignerSpeaks: The story behind designing stunning book covers for K.R. Meera’s enthralling books

The Unseeing Idol of Light by K.R. Meera is a haunting tale that explores love and loss, blindness and sight, obsession and suffering-and the poignant interconnections between them. This story is centered around the most intricate of human emotions and feelings and needed a book cover that would complement these emotions. Here we have our…

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Meet Seven Women who Fought against Triple Talaq

The battle against instant talaq has garnered public attention for a long time now. In Till Talaq Do Us Part, Ziya Us Salam, an eminent social commentator and an associate editor at Frontline, presents a holistic view of how divorce works in Islam. Banning triple talaq was no easy feat.  It happened through the struggle…

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Tradition by Brendan Kiely – An Excerpt

The students at Fullbrook Academy are the elite of the elite, famous for their glamour and excess. Their traditions are sacred. But they can hide dark and dangerous secrets. From New York Times bestselling author Brendan Kiely, comes Tradition, a stunning novel that explores various dangerous traditions that exist in this prestigious boarding school. Take a sneak…

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