Sixteen year old Anamika is in her final year of school in Delhi and is applying for university to study physics while coming into her sexuality. She has relationships with a girl of her own caste, a girl of a lower caste, and a much older woman
Sexy, surprising, and subversively wise, Babyji is the story of Anamika Sharma, a spirited student growing up in Delhi. At school she is an ace at quantum physics. At home she sneaks off to her parents’ scooter garage to read the Kamasutra. Before long she has seduced an elegant older divorcée and the family servant, and has caught the eye of a classmate coveted by all the boys.
With the world of adulthood dancing before her, Anamika confronts questions that would test someone twice her age. Ebullient, unfettered, and introducing one of the most charming heroines in contemporary fiction, Babyji is irresistible.
Cis girls: Anamika
Biromantic or homoromantic: Anamika
South Asian: Anamika
Trigger warnings: Sexual assault/rape