Posts Tagged ‘covid19readinglist’

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...

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...

While we try to figure new things to do everyday, why not try indulging in a romantic story? Here is a list of romantic stories that will keep you feeling dreamy and filled with hope, for we can all do with some cheering up and love in these strange times. After all, a little bit of romance never hurt anyone! You can...

This is a stressful time for all of us and more so for our kids! With the schools being shut, no playgrounds to go to and no playdates, kids are finding it hard to stay indoors. We have opened our e-library for everyone free of charge. This list of inspiring fun books might help you find that perfect book for your kid...

It is common knowledge that our attention spans have suffered gravely with the amount of visual content we are all-consuming day in and out.  It has increasingly become difficult to stay still and read a book. But aren’t we all nostalgic for the summers spent with books on our laps, dreaming of characters so...

We have all been worried sick for our loved ones and ourselves. In times of extreme stress, it’s always better to remember the spiritual aspects of our lives. This is the time to read and reflect. Here are five books that you can read and meditate upon for calmer days in self-isolation. You can now read these books...

With the outbreak of Covid-19, some of our favourite celebrities like Saif Ali Khan, Alia Bhat, Twinkle Khanna among others have turned to books for comfort. They are advising everyone with their Instagram pictures to stay indoors, and read! And we are here for this trend! Here are some celebrities indulging in our...