Savitri Ammal's stories are about women like herself living in upper-caste households in Madras in the early part of the twentieth century. Published first in Tamil in 1958, the stories capture wi...
Urmila Pawar is a distinguished writer of fiction in Marathi. Her collection of short stories, Sahava Bot and Chauthi Bhint, are particularly well known. Her autobiography, Aaydan, received major a
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Hoda Barakat, an acclaimed Lebanese novelist, is one of the most original voices in modern Arabic literature. Born in Beirut in 1952, she graduated from Beirut University in 1975 with a degree in F
Indranil is a health economist and activist trained in Economics and Public Health. He is associated with the Jan Swasthya Abhiyan. He also teaches Public Health and Development Economics in OP Ji