Author speaks

For today’s session of the #ReadInstead Lit fest, author Amish Tripathi talked about the books he is currently reading. Amish is a 1974-born, IIM (Kolkata)-educated, boring banker turned happy author. The success of his debut book, The Immortals of Meluha (Book 1 of the Shiva Trilogy), encouraged him to give up a...

  For today’s #ReadInstead Litfest session, we had Manu S Pillai, author of Rebel Sultans, give us a fantastic lowdown of the untold story of India’s Rebel Sultans. You can now read about his intriguing session here:  Rebel Sultans is a book of history that is limited to the region that we call Deccan which is...

Today’s #ReadInstead Lit fest session introduced by Yamini Aiyar, saw Shyam Saran and Shivshankar Menon have the most insightful conversation on the issues and solutions for the present and future in light of the Coronavirus pandemic. Read their astute conversation below: The coronavirus hit a world that is deeply...

Key takeaways from Neharika Gupta’s #ReadInstead Lit Fest Writing Workshop on how to write a Millennial Story. Neharika Gupta is the author of Adulting. Here are some key takeaways from her writing workshop: Crafting a millennial character The millennials and Gen Z of the 21st century must relate with the...

This Women’s Day, we are delighted to announce that Juggernaut Books will be publishing writer, professor and theatre director Tahira Kashyap Khurrana’s new book: The 12 Commandments Of Being A Woman. Written in her witty perceptive voice, the book will be an anthem for every woman. The book will be published...

जब से लल्लू तिवारी का नाती पुत्ती ननिहाल आया है, तब से रामरती की जान सांसत में पड़ गयी है। बमुश्किल सात आठ साल के पुत्ती ने...

Ever wondered how a writer could have created the next best groundbreaking tech app? The story of Granthika is as interesting as the nail-biting plot of Vikram Chandra’s books. For only a writer can understand how difficult it is to keep tabs on every event, scene and structure of the book they are trying to write...

We are surrounded by stress. Stress about not eating right, about not sleeping enough, about not performing well. Once we give in to stress, it creates more stress. We stop living and start stressing. Once stress starts, we cannot get out of it easily. Meditation is an answer to our stressful lives. It helps us...

Granthana Sinha has written mystery thrillers such as: The Unrelated Murders, “Where Did He Go?”-Fading in a Hade, etc. She finds writing immensely enjoyable and believes it to be a meditative process. An expert at writing mystery thrillers, for this contest she finds herself dabbling in lighter territories. Her...

शायरी एक अहसास का नाम है, जो हमें एक अलग दुनिया में ले जाने का काम करती है. लेकिन, अगर आपने कभी शायरी लिखने में हाथ अज़माया...