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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29 June 2016

Today in Photo

My cat bookshelf. Obviously being a cat lady, my friends give me cat things. Others I collect myself. Had totally forgotten about that gorgeous Everyman's Library edition of Cat Stories which I'm reading now with my evening coffee and which begins with the encouraging lines: what does it mean to love an animal, a pet, in the fierce, entire, and unambivalent way that some of us do? #shelfie #nowreading #250in2016 #readingchallenge #bookstagram #mrmbookclub

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