Archive for: December, 2017

We asked some of our authors to tell us what were their favourite reads of the year 2017. Here’s the list they shared with us! Bachi Karkaria Exit West by Mohsin Hamid About: Nadia and Saeed are two ordinary young people, attempting to do an extraordinary thing—to fall in love—in a world turned upside down. Civil...

It’s been a year of great books. First, foremost, the shatteringly beautiful and moving account of the Tamil language as grammar, life and love by David Shulman. The most haunting story he tells in Tamil: A Biography is of the repeated loss and recovery of the literary tradition. Or so the story goes. In fiction,...

 Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee teaches economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also a co-Founder and a Director of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab. In 2009 he won the inaugural Infosys Prize in Economics. He is the author of A Short History of Poverty Measurement. Here are his best reads in...

I had a baby late last year and was up all night for large parts of the year – it gave me plenty of time to read! Surprisingly I found myself turning to the books I read as a kid and teenager and re-reading old favourites. It was a year of nostalgia and comfort reading. The Standouts 1. I re-read a lot of the books...

At Juggernaut, we take feedback quite seriously. We believe that customer feedback is the cornerstone of every product and as we work towards producing some of the most exciting and engaging content, we must build a product that supports readers. Since the day we launched in April 2016, we have attempted to bring two...

Hari Kurup is a lecturer with a reputed institution in Mumbai and writing stories and books comes as naturally to him as breathing. A voracious reader, having devoured classics since childhood, Hari always had the burning desire to get published and tell the world his stories in his quirky style. How was your...

When we started and where we are now We’ve had a great year with the Juggernaut Writing Platform. We launched it in May this year and have seen a massive organic growth. Over 35000 stories were uploaded and 10 contracts have been given out. The platform has become our happy place to find new talent from all over the...

Deepali Junjappa AKA Dipu Darko is a story teller and believes she was born to spill dreams that have been festering inside for the last six hundred moons. After she completed her Masters in Creative Writing from Macquarie University Australia, Deepali worked for various newspapers, magazines and wrote many TV shows...

We’re so ready for 2018! Are you?

We got to read some amazing stories in the Times LitFest contest winners. Have a look at the top 3 entries of the contest: That Girl is Trouble by Divya Anand The winning entry of the contest, That Girl is Trouble is a very balanced, yet eye-opening take on a phenomenon we are all too familiar with. Divya has won...