Bidisha is a British writer, feminist, critic and broadcaster. She presents Night Waves, an arts discussion show, for BBC Radio 3 and The Strand on the BBC World Service. She appears regularly as a guest on BBC radio and television arts discussion programmes. She is a columnist on social issues for the Guardian and the Independent on Sunday and she judged this year’s Orange prize for women’s fiction. She is the author of three critically acclaimed books, including Venetian Masters, a memoir of Venice published in 2008.

Interviews with Bidisha

The best books on Gender Politics, recommended by Bidisha

The 21st century has seen an explosion of feminist activism, with movements like #MeToo and the Women’s March. Accompanying this heightened attention to the lived experience of women, several extraordinary books have been published. Writer, feminist, critic and broadcaster Bidisha selects the best ones.

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