Aditi’s list of Ten Great Children’s books!

Our preteen reviewer Aditi Amritesh briefly reviews some good reads in her book recommendations for young readers.

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RIP Mahasweta Devi, a combative humanist

Mahashweta Devi’s biggest turnaround came with the Bengali intelligentsia questioning the lack of detail in her iconic Hazaar Chaurasi Ma (Hajar Churashir Maa), sending her into rural Bengal to understand their stories. MONOJIT LAHIRI chronicles the life and times of writer-activist Mahasweta Devi (1920-2016), a tireless crusader who moved from sight to memory.

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