The girl

Into the Water: By Paula Hawkins, Doubleday, 357 pages, Rs599.

Dive into Paula Hawkins’ next

2 min read . 19 May 2017
North Korean defector Hyeonseo Lee at Jaipur Literature Festival 2017. Photo: Priyanka Parashar/Mint

When freedom is a cup of tea

6 min read . 23 Jan 2017
Baaraan Ijlal with the sound and video installation‘Birdbox’. Photo: Priyanka Parashar/Mint

Girl(s) power

6 min read . 19 Nov 2016
Emily Blunt in a still from ‘The Girl on the Train’

Film review: The Girl on the Train

2 min read . 15 Oct 2016
Forget save the girl child campaigns, India needs a super slut revolution.

An open letter to Radhika Mehta

4 min read . 07 Oct 2016
The metaphor of eating in relation to literature fits in rather well. Photo: iStockphoto<br />

Book review: The Girl Who Ate Books

5 min read . 16 Apr 2016
Getting married and raising children is the easiest option available for her, but Anju doesn’t want to do the ordinary. Photo: Priyanka Parashar/Mint<br />

Learning for a better life

9 min read . 21 Dec 2015
The 19-year-old in Hisar, who was raped in 2012, has enrolled in a distance education programme to complete her BA and is attending dance classes. Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint<br />

The high price of dreaming

6 min read . 23 Oct 2015
<br />Take two: Nina Lath Gupta (right) and Raj Chhinal at the NFDC office in Mumbai. Abhijit Bhatlekar/Mint<br />

Indie cinema&#8217;s new old hope

4 min read . 18 Nov 2011
<br />Early start: Asmita Goyanka, author of The Mystic Temple. Priyanka Parashar / Mint <br />

Little Wordsmiths

4 min read . 11 Jun 2010
<br />The setting: (clockwise from right above) Ystad, where most of Mankell’s novels are set; a still from the film ‘The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo’, based on Stieg Larsson’s book; Larsson; the Stockholm <br />

Land of the melancholic cop

7 min read . 28 Oct 2009
<br />The Girl who Kicked the Hornets’ Nest: Random House, 290 pages, Rs695.<br />

It must be the Girl

1 min read . 23 Oct 2009
<br />Ladies only: (clockwise from top) A portrait from Sparrow’s photography project archive; a poster of the Bengali film Pratham Kadam Phul ; a group photo of college women from educationist Gangutai Pat<br /> ((clockwise from top) A portrait from Sparrow’s photography project archive; a poster of the Bengali film Pratham Kadam Phul ; a group photo of college women from educationist Gangutai Pat)

Spoken like a woman

4 min read . 11 Oct 2008