Ma is Scared

31 March, 2024

Anjali Kajal

Translated by Kavita Bhanot

Anjali Kajal’s debut collection contains ten stories that follow the everyday lives of women across generations, in north India, looking in-depth at the workings of caste, marginalization during the pandemic, patriarchy and abuse, and weaving together stories about family dynamics, love, resilience and fights against discrimination.

Penguin india, Rs 399, 208 pages