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The Rosalind Wilson Memorial Book Discussion

The Rosalind Wilson Memorial Lecture has been a fixture on the Delhi school calendar for more than twenty years, and has featured writers such as Vikram Seth and William Dalrymple.  This year, the book being discussed was All the Lives We Never Lived . Springdales School organizes the discussion to honour the memory of Rosalind Wilson, who taught there. She was an English teacher at the school and also served as the head of the English department. She later founded and edited the popular children magazine Target . She died at the age of 49 in 1992. The Principal of the school, Mrs Ameeta Mulla Wattal, wrote in with this report of the discussion, which took place on 14th December 2018.    "The book discussion was riveting. Over 150 students across schools in the National Capital Region participated. All students had not only read the book but were very perceptive in giving their views on the issues in the novel. Gender justice, the politics of colonialists, questions o