Happy International Womens Day

Why and How to Celebrate it?

Susan Jagannath
2 min readJan 27, 2022

Why not? I take any opportunity to celebrate, as a mother of three sons and a daughter, I’m overjoyed that I was able to give birth to the awesome four. As a grandmother, I adore my grandaughter with a passion that is hard to comprehend. Obsessed they call me ;).

The best and safest way to celebrate it is to try a book from a woman author.

Read a book by a Woman

Because there are fewer women authors over the centuries who had the time or lifespan to sit down and write, though that is changing today. 2019 statistics reveal that women authors Michelle Obama and JK Rowling topped the Amazon bestseller list. This is a far cry from a short while ago when JK Rowling began her career, as well, JK Rowling, not an obviously female author. That said, I have to admit that my list of favourite authors only includes one woman, Diana Gabaldon (The other two are Bernard Cornwell and Lee Child). Pick up a new author to read, after all we’re human and stories are our lifeblood. It’s what makes us, well, human. So my resolution for March is to read more works from women authors — send me your recommendations.

Be Diverse

Better still, advance the diversity cause, because diversity is good for all of us. You may have read or heard of Vikram Seth as A Suitable Boy, but have you read Arundhathi Raja and The God of Small Things? I get really excited when a new Indian woman author…



Susan Jagannath

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