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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9 May 2016

Today in Photo

World's sweetest spitz. I know, I know, like many of you, I had a prejudice against the breed, so yappy, so small. But Lily was rescued from a home where she was tied up and forced to stand in her own urine and feces. Cupa in Bangalore picked her up, and K's parents adopted her: their first dog. In just a few short months, she's gained weight and gone from a life of misery to one of luxury and love. And her early years notwithstanding, she is just the best natured dog I have ever met. She still cowers when you try to pet her head, which makes us think she was beaten in her earlier life. How can people be so cruel? Lucky for everyone, Lily doesn't hold it against humans and is fast learning to accept love. Here we are on a road trip from Chennai to Bangalore, where K and I will be spending some time dog sitting while his parents are away. #rescuedogs #spitzesofinstagram

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1 comment:

  1. Aww. Sweetness! Please give Lily a big hug from me, if she lets you :)


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