KMA Diversity & Inclusion

Reading Lists


A Soul Has No Gender

Ajeto, Denise, Sense Publishers, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 2009

Allies at Work

Hall, David, Out & Equal Workplace Advocates, San Francisco, 2009

Collected Essays

Srinivas, M.N. Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 2002.

The Colonizer and the Colonized

First published in English in 1965, this timeless classic explores the psychological effects of colonialism on colonized and colonizers alike.

Memmi, Albert, Beacon, 1991

Come Out In Faith

Gore, Susan and Kron, Keith, Skinner House, Boston, 2011

The Drama of Nommo and Totem Voices: Plays From the Black World Repertory

Harrison, Paul Carter, 1972

Future Girl: Young Women in the Twenty-First Century

Harris, Anita, Routledge, New York, 2004

Half the Sky: Turing oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide

Kristof, Nicholas and WuDunn, Sheryl, Knopf, New York, 2010

India; From Midnight to the Millennium

The author looks at 50 years of India's independence, describing the triumphs and failures of the largest democracy in the world.

Tharoor, Shashi, Harper Perennial, New York, 1998

India Unbound

Essays on India's social and economic revolution from Independence to the Global Information Age.

Das, Gurcharan, Anchor Books, New York. 2002

Leaving Home: Towards a New Millenium: A Collection of English Prose by Pakistani Writers

Shamsie, Muneeza (editor)

The Pursuit of Loneliness

In a classic indictment of American individualism and isolationism, Philip Slater analyzes the great ills of modern society-violence, competitiveness, inequality, and the national 'addiction' to technology.

Slater, Philip Elliott, Beacon Press, 1970

Straight to Gay: A Father’s Journey

Roberts, Joel

The Tiger, the Elephant and the Cell Phone

Shashi Tharoor, 2007

Unequal Sisters: A Multicultural Reader in U.S. Women’s History

Ruiz, Vicki and DuBois, Ellen Carol,

Why Gender Matters: What Parents and Teachers Need to Know about the Emerging Science of Sex Differences

Sax, Leonard

The World is Flat

Thomas L. Friedman 2005.


A Fine Balance

Mistry, Rohinton, Vintage Books, New York. 1997 (Booker Prize Finalist)

Interpreter of Maladies Short Stories

Lahiri, Jhumpa, (Winner of Pulitzer prize, 2000)

The God of Small Things

Roy, Arundhati, Harper Perennial Edition, New York. 1998.

The Kite Runner

Khaled, Hossieni, Penguin Books, 2004


Nasrin, Taslima (Taslima is a writer from Bangladesh)

Midnight's Children

Rushdie, Salman, Penguin Books Limited, 1980, (Winner of Booker Prize)

Sister of my Heart

Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee