Book Talk: Bhimayana

They have brushes for the buffalo and shears for the goat. They won’t trim a Mahar’s [untouchable’s] hair—they’d rather cut his throat. Bhimayana is a graphic novel about the experiences of untouchability in the life of Dr. B.R Ambedkar. It talks about how while accessing three needs-transportation, shelter, and water, the community had to face … Continue reading Book Talk: Bhimayana

Book Talk: The Bell Jar (Mild Spoilers)

TRIGGER WARNING: Mild spoilers and mention of suicide and self-harm The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath is the story of Esther Greenwood-a beautiful, brilliant, and an intelligent woman falling into depression. The novel takes you inside the mind of the protagonist and gives detailed insight about what it is like to succumb to the mental … Continue reading Book Talk: The Bell Jar (Mild Spoilers)