Talking Books

Every other Sunday, Juggernaut and the Indian Express come together to feature conversations with Juggernaut’s authors, bringing you the latest from the world of ideas in India.

Talking BooksEvery other Sunday, Juggernaut and the Indian Express come together to feature conversations with Juggernaut’s authors, bringing you the latest from the world of ideas in India.
Episode 7 September 9, 2018

The true story of the looting of India’s temples

The shocking story of a how a reputed antiques dealer was revealed to be a temple thief

Episode 6 August 26, 2018

What we can learn from Myanmar, with Thant Myint-U

Tune in to listen to Burmese historian Thant Myint-U talk about the historical religious and cultural relationship between India and Myanmar, as well as understand the roots of the Rohingya crisis and what we can...

Episode 5 August 12, 2018

How India reads and what it says about Indians

In this episode, publisher of Juggernaut, Chiki Sarkar, and editors Nandini Mehta and Sivapriya pool their collective experience of seeing what India reads and writes about to uncover a story of what Indians want to...

Episode 4 July 29, 2018

Talk to a Muslim: What it means to raise a Muslim child in India

What is it like to be a middle-class Muslim kid growing up in India today? In this shocking and eye opening conversation author Nazia Erum speaks with publisher Chiki Sarkar about the struggles of raising a...

Episode 3 July 15, 2018

Yasser Usman in conversation with Aseem Chhabra

On today's episode, Aseem Chhabra talks to Yasser Usman about his no-holds-barred unauthorised biography of Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt. With the release of the blockbuster film Sanju, Yasser tells us what the film got right,...

Episode 2 July 1, 2018

Manu S Pillai in conversation with Supriya Nair

In this episode of Talking Books, Manu S Pillai is in conversation with Supriya Nair, talking about the history of the Deccan, its kingdoms and their wars, and Manu’s new book Rebel Sultans: The Deccan...

Episode 1 June 23, 2018

Welcome to Talking Books

Collaborating with Juggernaut to bring you the latest from the world of ideas in India