My latest book is The One Who Swam With The Fishes.

"A mesmerizing account of the well-known story of Matsyagandha ... and her transformation from fisherman’s daughter to Satyavati, Santanu’s royal consort and the Mother/Progenitor of the Kuru clan." - Hindustan Times

"Themes of fate, morality and power overlay a subtle and essential feminism to make this lyrical book a must-read. If this is Madhavan’s first book in the Girls from the Mahabharata series, there is much to look forward to in the months to come." - Open Magazine

"A gleeful dollop of Blytonian magic ... Reddy Madhavan is also able to tackle some fairly sensitive subjects such as identity, the love of and karmic ties with parents, adoption, the first sexual encounter, loneliness, and my favourite, feminist rage." - Scroll

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12 April 2016

Today in Photo

Just got home to these two books fresh from Amazon. Every Indian feminist should be reading Barkha Dutt's memoirs from what I hear and Sunil Khilnani's book seems invaluable to anyone looking to understand the country a bit better. Heavy non fiction for my usually fiction diet but I'm very excited about these two. #nowreading #250in2016 #readingchallenge #bookstagram

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