Shipping (per book) : 50
Genre : Fiction
TARGET AUDIENCE: ADULTS, TEENAGERS
Pages : 170
A lingering look on an apple throws Asha into her past… a desire for red bangles spurs Barkha to take an important decision about her life… and an innocent cat turns out as a reminder of old pain and abuse…
26 letters and 26 stories, each story more riveting than the last, as first-time author Smita Pal Sinha weaves captivating and heart touching stories into everyday objects and letters
First time author Smita Pal Sinha’s first book “26 Words” is a collection of short stories which takes a look at few of the serious social issues we face as a society. As a race, we still have a lot to learn and a long way to go, to make our society perfect. The only way to achieve this will be by bringing the change ourselves. These tales of fiction are just a look at some of the social problems that are entwined in our lives today. The stories deal with issues such as sexual abuse, sexual harassment, female infanticide, dowry, domestic violence and the evils of a patriarchal society.
About the Author:
Smita, an MBA in Finance is a working mom juggling her corporate life with what she calls her average parenting game along with her husband Animesh as they both try to balance their work and home life. They have a son named Aarash. Smita loves to write, cook, read and shares her parenting journey on her Instagram page called The Average Mom.
In her free time, she can be found cooking, decorating her home, doing DIY or cleaning (she loves to clean and identifies herself with the character Monica Geller though she wishes she was Rachel Green, from the popular sitcom F.R.I.E.N.D.S ). She blogs about life, her kitchen and her parenting debacles. She is also a camera ready mama, capturing her toddler’s antics on her Instagram page (https://www.instagram.com/theavgmom/ ).
Though she always loved writing, she has just recently re embraced this passion of hers fully and started sharing her writings online. You can find her musing about her life and trying to find the humorous side of the blissful yet highly overwhelming journey called parenting on her blog page www.theaveragemom.in . Her favourite book is “Gone with the wind”, favourite movie “Life is beautiful” and her favourite sitcom is “F.R.I.E.N.D.S”