A Burning by Megha Majumdar: Of hyper-nationalism, power dynamics and scapegoating.
A Burning, as the name itself, burns with a fire so strong, one continues to feel its warmth long after it’s been doused.
Prelude To A Riot by Annie Zaidi: The novel captures the beginning of the end of a divided India.
Mass polarization and hear-say instead of careful deliberation is the tone of today’s India. Mirroring the dysfunctional, unreliable & highly fractured world, Prelude To A Riot takes us through the lens of the past, the series of events that followed it, ultimately leading to our downfall.
The Great Smog of India by Siddharth Singh: A detailed account of the rising Air Pollution in India, its causes and what it entails for us.
Understanding the national crisis that is Air pollution and learning how to combat it.
Remnants of a Separation by Aanchal Malhotra: If you could read just one book, let it be this one.
Digging into the past, through material objects carried by people at the time of Partition.