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Scandalous Housewives Book Review

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By The Dehradun Post
by NEHA SAINI on SEPTEMBER 21, 2014More than raunchy tale of Lust, Kinky Sex!Madhuri Banerjee is back with another racy read on love and relationships titled ‘Scandalous Housewives: Mumbai’. The book revolves around the lives of four housewives living in a residential high rise of Mumbai. As the parallel stories of these four women progress forward, the reader is compelled to ponder upon the role a housewife (read homemaker) plays in a family.The book promises a raunchy tale of lust, lies, betrayal and of course a final show down but I would urge you not to judge the book by its cover. At many points the novel surprises the reader by the immense depth of its female characters and their paradigm shifting portrayal. Amidst the kinky sex episodes and saucy secrets, the author portrays the ‘lovely ladies’ in bold colours of liberty, breaking all forms of restraint; pushing all boundaries and stepping over all thresholds.The plot of the story, though thin through the …

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A Maxim-umm Moment

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There are three milestones that would make an author complete. 1. When you win an international prize (Man Booker/ Pulitzer)    2. When your book sells really well. (1 Million plus copies) 3. When you get a column to write. (Maxim!) When Maxim magazine asked me to be their Sex and Relationship columnist, I knew I had achieved at least one out of the three things I wanted from my career.

But when they called me and told me they wanted to launch my book and me as a columnist in a grand event, I was overwhelmed.
See, I have a confession to make; I am terribly afraid of public speaking. I feel anxious and nervous. I don’t sleep for several nights. I wonder incessantly what I will say, how I will look, and what I will do. When I finally went on stage my heart was fluttering and I had butterflies in my stomach. The Emcee asked me, “What inspired you to write Scandalous Housewives? Are any of these stories true?” And in that moment I lost all my inhibition. If I wasn’t going to be just me, what w…