Women Who Misbehave by Sayantani Dasgupta
AUTHOR : Sayantani Dasgupta
GENRE : FICTION
QUICK TAKE: Women Who Misbehave much like the women described in
its pages, contains multitudes and contradictions it is imaginative and real, unsettling and heartening, funny and poignant, dark and brimming with light .
At a party to celebrate her friend's wedding anniversary, a young woman spills a dangerous secret A group of girls mourns the loss of their strange, mysterious neighbour. A dutiful daughter seeks to impress her father even as she escapes his reach A wife weighs the odds of staying in her marriage when both her reality and the alternative are equally frightening An aunt comes to terms with an impulsive mistake committed decades ago.In this wildly original and hauntingly subversive collection of short stories, Sayantani Dasgupta brings to life ten unforgettable women and their quest for agency They are violent and nurturing, sacred and profane They are friends, lovers, wives, sisters and mothers Unapologetic and real, they embrace the entire range of the human experience, from the sweetest of loves and sacrifices to the most
horrific of crimes
ABOUT THE AUTHOR :
An alumna of St Stephen's College and Jawaharlal Nehru University, Sayantani Dasgupta received her MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Idaho She is an assistant professor of Creative Writing at the University of North Carolina Wilmington She is the author of Fire Girl Essays on India, America the In Between a finalist for the
Foreword Indies Awards for Creative Nonfiction
This book will be released ~ 8th March
Pages : 161
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