Living with lupus

Lupus, you odd unnatural thing: a tale of auto-immunity by Shaista Tayabali. Published in 2021 by the author, 14 Hauxton Road, Little Shelford, Cambridge, CB22 5HJ, UK. e-mail:; website: Pp: 199. Price: Rs 399. It is the title and the cover of the book with the wolf and Red Riding Hood that first holds your attention and arouses curiosity. Lupus, which is the Latin word for wolf, is an inflammatory disease caused when the immune system attacks its own tissues. There is no cure for lupus. England based Shaista Tayabali’s (pictured) motivation in writing about her experiences with the disease came......

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