Author: Ranjit Lal


Teenage is an especially tumultuous time when world views are being formed and personalities are being shaped. At this juncture in life, when one is unsure about everything, and the self is being formed, any kind of abuse can cause terrible damage to the psyche of a person having far […]

Black Limericks – Ranjit Lal








Smitten - Ranjit Lal
If you’re looking for a light, frothy young adult novel, Ranjit Lal’s Smitten isn’t it. This is a novel that will leave you disgusted, enraged and saddened. The reason is simple: child sexual abuse  (CSA) is a disturbing subject and, unfortunately, we live in a world where it is a […]

Smitten – Ranjit Lal






Being Boys - Tulika 2
After a breezy read of “Girls to the Rescue” ( a satirical take on Fairy tales), I took this book, “Being Boys”, assuming that this book is going to present the boys’ view of the problem. I expected a funny book, a light read. But what I read was totally […]

Being Boys