Feminism

Book Review: The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert

4 years ago Shaili Desai 1
So, this book has turned out to be quite different from what I was expecting, at least from what I was expecting from Elizabeth Gilbert. Gilbert became famous for her book Eat, Pray and Love, which also inspired a movie starring Julia Roberts. Having watched snippets of the movie, I never really felt like reading Read More

Lady, you’re not a man !

4 years ago Shaili Desai 2
I finished reading ‘Lady, you’re not a man’ by Apurva Purohit, on a journey back from Mumbai. Image: Source I went to Mumbai as I was one of the 25 shortlisted persons for Bloomberg TV’s show ‘The Pitch’. The fact that I didn’t make it to the top ten meant that I did not have Read More

Giveaway: Blood Red Sari by Ashok Banker

4 years ago Shaili Desai 20
UPDATE: The giveaway has ended. Here’s the post declaring the winner. It’s time for another giveaway ! This time, a NEW copy of the book Blood Red Sari by Ashok Banker is up for grabs ! Harper Collins India had kindly agreed to provide a copy to a lucky winner on this blog. 🙂 Blood Red Read More

Blood Red Sari by Ashok Banker

4 years ago Shaili Desai 1
(Update: Giveaway of this book is currently being hosted on this website. Do check it out here.) iam redit et (Translation: Now returns Justice) -Virgil This is how the book Blood Red Sari by Ashok Banker starts, being the first in the Kali Rising series. What follows is a power packed story of tremendously courageous Read More

Jugni- A Poem for NaPoWriMo 2013 !

5 years ago Shaili Desai 0
I have never really fancied myself as a poet (okay, little bit, I have 😀 ) but since it’s National Poetry Writing Month (NaPoWriMo 2013) , I’ve decided to write a poem each day of April (I can try, at least!). I am no Maya Angelou or Sylvia Plath, but I guess it’s better to write Read More

What happens in my room !

5 years ago Shaili Desai 10
WHAT HAPPENS IN MY ROOM… There is a huge mountain of ice cream at one corner of the room. (No, it’s in boxes) No, there’s no chocolate, I don’t really like chocolate so much. I run around naked and there are crazy drunken orgies in my room regularly. BAZZINGA ! (As Sheldon Cooper would say, Read More

PUSSIES UNITE !

5 years ago Books And A Lot More 2
Why do we always fear the V- word? We call it by different names, depending on the country, culture, language,etc. But never by its name. Vagina. There, I have said it. Eve Ensler is right. That does make me feel good. Today is Eve Ensler’s birthday. Playwright, performer, feminist, activist, all rolled into one and Read More