Senjuti Patra

Senjuti was born and raised in Bankura, a small town in India. A reluctant economist, fierce feminist and history enthusiast, she spends most of her time reading. Her interaction with other people is largely limited to running away from them or launching into passionate monologues about her last perfect read or her latest fictional crush.

The 20 Most Influential Mystery Novels of the Last 10 Years

These mystery novels may have only been published recently, but they've already made a big impact on the genre.

Influential BIPOC Authors You May Have Never Heard of

There are scores of influential authors of color who deserve wider readership. Let me introduce you to (or remind you of) some of them here.

Read With Caution: A History of Book Curses

Since at least ancient Babylon, we have been staving off potential book thieves with book curses. Here's a little history of how it went.

Finding Home in a New City Through History and Urban Fantasy

On learning to appreciate the complexity of London as a newcomer through urban fantasy and history books.

Neck-cessary Reading: 20 of the Best Vampire Books of All Time

We love a good vamp. From the classics to recent urban fantasy, these are the best vampire books of all time to read.

20 Must-Read Historical Fiction Books Set in India

India is a land of great linguistic, cultural, and religious diversity. Here are 20 of the best examples of historical fiction set in India.

15 of the Most Underrated Books on Goodreads

These books, including Everfair by Nisi Shawl, all have a lower than 3.5 average rating on Goodreads, but they're some of the best books we've ever read.

8 Popular Science Books About Animals for the Zoologically Inclined

These popular science books about animals will help you get to know the non-human inhabitants of the world a little better.

10 Physics Books That Will Help Answer Your Questions About Life, The Universe and Everything

From string theory to supernovea, the best physics books can explore your questions about life, the universe, and well, everything else. Start your physics journey with Only the Longest Threads by Tasneem Zehra Husain.

7 Literary Valentine’s Day Crafts For Kids

Looking for some great literary Valentine's Day crafts for kids? Look no further for an array of heart-filled fun ideas.