Juggernaut is pleased to announce that our readers can now read books from Speaking Tiger, an Indian book publishing and distribution company based in Delhi. Juggernaut users can now read books like The Adivasi Will Not Dance, Unforeseen Desires, and Half-Open Windows.
Talking about the partnership, Chiki Sarkar, publisher, Juggernaut, said, “We are thrilled to work with Speaking Tiger. Since we’re always looking to expand in the digital space with fiction and nonfiction stories, we’re very excited to see this unfold.”
Usha Jha, vice president sales, said, “We can’t wait to venture into the digital arena with Juggernaut and see how this pans out. We hope to reach a wider reader base through this new platform!”
Titles from Speaking Tiger are now available on Juggernaut.
Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar collection of stories is set in the fertile, mineral-rich hinterland and grim towns of Jharkhand. With well-rounded and fascinating characters, the stories make the land come alive with its words.
With a foreword by Ruskin Bond, Unforeseen Desires tells the story of an idealistic young man in the 1970s, with Emergency at its peak. A medical intern in Dehradun, Arun’s life turns around after he is accused of losing a senior doctor’s wedding rings. His search for the rings lead him to Victoria, an older English missionary, who has made India her home.
Translated by Jerry Pinto from the acclaimed Marathi novel Khidkya Ardhya Ughadya, Half-Open Windows tells the story of India’s urban middle class’ relentless struggle for riches. Set in Mumbai, the story deals with the lives of people connected with an architectural firm who are basking in the glory of their recent success.