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Historian and author Rana Safvi is not just an amazing author but has a wealth of traditional Muslim home recipes. Check out this mouth-watering mutton curry recipe she shared with us – For some one looking for a tasty, light home made #AlooGosht (Mutton and potato curry) The Ingredients: 1/2 Kg meat (goat) 1 large...

Karunanidhi, or ‘Kaliagnar’ as was hailed by his followers, was one of India’s most powerful Chief Ministers. Read on to know why he was one of the greatest statesmen India has ever seen –  The DMK chief was just 14 when he entered politics and was the leader of the DMK for over 40 years. He was five times chief...

This is the year we all get creative with Mother’s day. With restaurants and bakeries shut until further notice, we have 10 easy ideas for you to make the day special for your mom. Whether you are in the same house as your mom or living away, this list has something for everyone! Breakfast in Bed: No matter what...

  This week, we had author and former Chief Economic Advisor of the Government of India, Arvind Subramanian have a riveting discussion with French economist Thomas Piketty, author of Capital and Ideology and many other bestselling books.  Watch their conversation here:   Following are some of the key takeaways from...

  Most writers have, in some way or the other, struggled with how to further the plot of their story. To help out with this all too familiar problem, Srishti Chaudhary, author of several short stories on the Juggernaut App, Once Upon a Curfew, and upcoming Lallan Sweets, takes us through her super helpful writing...

Vaibhav Datar is a mid-life coach and author of the bestselling book Simplify Your Life. In his #ReadInstead Litfest session, he shared with us 3 secrets that will help us simplify our lives. During this lockdown, let’s take Vaibhav’s help to introspect, reevaluate our lives, and improve ourselves. Key...

Tony Joseph, author of Early Indians, gave a super enlightening #ReadInstead Lit fest Masterclass on ‘Who Are Our Ancestors, And Where We Came From’. His book Early Indians has won several awards like Atta Galatta Bangalore Lit fest Award for Best Non-Fiction Book 2019, the TATA Lit Live! Book of the Year Award...

For the second week of the #ReadInstead Literary Festival we had Amitabh Bagchi, author of DSC prize winning book Half The Night is Gone, give a deeply engaging and informed writing workshop on how to write literary prose apt for both fiction writers and prose readers.  Key takeaways:  Bagchi uses the example of a...

For today’s #ReadInstead Lit Fest session, we had Nobel laureates Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo have a super intriguing conversation about the potential effects of Covid-19 on the world economy. Click here to watch their session. Their book Good Economics for Hard Times is one of the most relevant books to pick...

For today’s session of our #ReadInstead Litfest we had Sanket Pai talking about how to manage your anxieties and fear based thinking. Sanket Pai is a multi-passionate entrepreneur. He is a writer, a Tedx speaker, a certified Leap Ahead and Human Potential Coach, and an EFT practitioner. He takes us through a...