A handbook for Mums by Julie Merin, The Hindu
In parts sarcastic, witty, serious and evocative, Pallavi Aiyar’s narrative is honest and relatable
Book Review: Babies and Bylines by Prerna Raturi, DNA
Babies and Bylines so cleverly intersperses important questions along with funny, moving personal accounts that the book feels like a conversation one would have with a best friend over a glass of wine after the kids have been tucked into bed and there's an all-night chit-chat to look forward to.
Bringing up Mommy by Sharon Fernandes, Open Magazine
This candid book reminds us a parents to cut ourselves some slack- a perfect read not just for new mothers but for every well-intentioned man who plans to become a father.
Pallavi Aiyar Brings Much Needed Nuance to Motherhood Memoirs by The Swaddle.com
Aiyar’s keenly analytical and honest take on motherhood, working and otherwise, is more than a beach read.....it balances research and reality in a way that keeps readers thinking and relating
Bringing up Parents by Ajish P Joy, The Week
Babies and Bylines is a delightfully cheeky attempt to break the mould and educate not just would-be dads and moms, but society as a whole, which daily needs a lesson in effective parenting.
Babies and Bylines: Book review by Melanie Ho, The Asian Review of Books
Parents and new parents—and not just mothers-will find much to appreciate in Aiyar’s fluent and thoughtful memoir.
Book review: Pallavi Aiyar’s Babies & Bylines is the perfect parenting guide by Anjuri Nayar, The Hindustan Times
The perfect parenting guide...touches on issues faced by every woman at some stage in her life.
Babies and Bylines review by Vijay Tankha, The Tribune
Aiyar's writing is laced with a dry, occasionally mad wit, the reader is left incredulous and envious.
I didn’t fall in love with my baby right away, and that’s OK by Sarah Jacob, NDTV.com
Babies and Bylines is a fantastic book