Booklists

The Curious Reader is an Indian online literary magazine. We look at the world through the lens of literature.

Why Gandhi Is Still Relevant

On the occasion of his 150th birth anniversary, Saisudha examines if Gandhi’s philosophies and ideas continue to remain relevant to us today.

Excerpt: Paper Moon

In this excerpt from Paper Moon by Rehana Munir, the protagonist, Fiza, gets the shock of her life when she receives some unexpected news.

Who’s Afraid Of Faiz Ahmad Faiz?

In this essay, Anukrti talks about her love for the rebellious poetry of Faiz Ahmad Faiz and the rallying power of ‘Hum Dekhenge’.

Exploring Class And Gender In Soniah Kamal’s ‘Unmarriageable’

Sunaina looks at Soniah Kamal’s ‘Unmarriageable’ which shows how class structures and gender roles in Pakistan parallel those in Austen’s society.

An Introduction To Carol Danvers A.K.A. Captain Marvel

Captain Marvel is the first female superhero with her own movie. With the movie releasing today, let’s look at how Carol Danvers came to be Captain Marvel.

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