Durga Puja, every people of India familiar with the festival and the most important festival in the Bengali community. ‘The Goddess’s Homecoming’ an anthology of five short stories written by author and entrepreneur and the founder of Curioven, Nibedita Deb. The book beautifully emphasized how ordinary women make extraordinary choices to transform their lives.
She unfolded the five important days of the festival and takes the readers on a tumultuous yet eye-opening journey and it also brings into focus the manifold narratives of rural and suburban Durgotsav. The five days of the festival including Sosthi, Shaptami, Ashtami, Navami, and Dashami brings five life events of five different women which will help the readers to recognize women who muster the courage to fight demons that lurk both within and outside of themselves.
Nibedita Deb hails from the City of Joy. She is a two-time gold medal awardee – first from St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata, and then from the Institute of Rural Management, Anand (IRMA). She is also the recipient of the Sir Ratan Tata Trust Scholarship (2013) and All India Reynold’s Scholarship (2003). In 2017, she founded Curioven, a boutique content development agency, and was adjudged as a winner at the National Leadership Awards 2020 in the ‘Women Entrepreneurs’ category for her outstanding work.