Read Instead Literary Festival

Have you ever wondered where the word parenting comes from? It comes from the Latin word parere, which means to bring forth. In week 4 of the #ReadInstead Lit fest, our author and clinical psychologist Dr. Anubha Majithia hosted a super helpful parenting masterclass in which she talked us through five things parents...

  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...