Purdah and a Pandemic by Ira Mukhoty

The author of the acclaimed Daughters of the Sun: Empresses, Queens and Begums of the Mughal Empire, Akbar: The Great Mughal, and Heroines: Powerful Indian Women of Myth and History, discusses what it means to be a writer of historical non-fiction, and does a reading of the story written for HT Wknd.