JUGGERNAUT

2016 HIGHLIGHTS

READ · WRITE · DISCOVER


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Nobel Prize Winner
 

25
Debut
Writers
 

500
Online Submissions
 

20
kg Coffee Consumed
 
BLOCKBUSTERS
 
The most interesting people
write for Juggernaut
 

 
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TWINKLE KHANNA
 
 
Twinkle Khanna’s debut book was the sensation of 2015, winning acclaim for her acute observations about being a modern Indian woman. She returns with a novel, more funny and fabulous than ever
 
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SHARMILA TAGORE
 
 
Discovered by Satyajit Ray, wife to a famous cricketer and one of the few actresses to successfully juggle motherhood and movies—Sharmila Tagore has lived life wholly on her own terms. Now she tells it as it is
 
 
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ARUNDHATI ROY
 
THINGS THAT CAN AND CANNOT BE SAID
 
Late last year, Arundhati Roy met Edward Snowden, along with the actor and writer John Cusack and Daniel Ellsberg, the Snowden of the 60s. Their conversations touched on some of the great themes of our times
 
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SVETLANA ALEXIEVICH
 
SECOND-HAND TIME
 
Svetlana Alexievich won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2015 for her 'polyphonic writings, a monument to suffering and courage in our time'. Juggernaut is proud to publish her most recent work translated into English
 
 
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RUJUTA DIWEKAR
 
INDIAN SUPERFOODS
 
India's top nutritionist, and the author of the bestselling Don't Lose Your Mind, Lose Your Weight, on the secret Indian foods that will transform your body and your mind
 
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RAJDEEP SARDESAI
 
DEMOCRACY’S ELEVEN
 
One of TV news's best-known faces tells the unforgettable stories of eleven brilliant Indian cricketers and how their game shaped the nation. Personal and anecdotal, this is a superb book about cricket and the idea of India
 
 
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WILLIAM DALRYMPLE
 
KOHINOOR
 
One of our most popular historians tells the story of the world's most famous diamond along with author and journalist Anita Anand. Moving from the mines of Golconda to the Mughal court and Queen Victoria's crown, Kohinoor is a thrilling historical adventure
 
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SUNNY LEONE
 
 
Voted as one of India's most desirable women, Sunny Leone stands for glamour, sex appeal and girl power. Here are her delectable stories about passion and play
 
 
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PRASHANT KISHOR
How India votes has always been a mystery. Prashant Kishor was a key strategist in the landslide victories of Narendra Modi and Nitish Kumar. In his revelatory book, he dissects what influences Indian voters today, their aspirations and what they now demand of their leaders
 
 
NON-FICTION
 
From politics to polemics, history to culture, the Juggernaut non-fiction list is seriously smart, provocative and full of ideas. Some highlights
 

 
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HUSAIN HAQQANI
 
ENEMIES FOREVER?
 
The former Pakistan ambassador to USA writes a hard-hitting, frank and riveting short history of the India-Pakistan relationship
 
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AUDREY TRUSCHKE
 
AURANGZEB
 
Brilliant ruler or bigoted despot? A murderer or a misunderstood man? Audrey Truschke makes the dark horse of the Mughals come vividly alive
 
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KHUSHWANT SINGH
 
WE INDIANS
 
From one of India's most iconic writers, a sharp and funny dissection of the Indian character. A Khushwant Singh classic!
 
 
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DHIRENDRA K. JHA
 
SHADOW ARMIES
 
How does the Sangh Parivar really operate? Jha draws a revelatory picture of the shadowy fringe organizations working around the BJP
 
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ARSHIA SATTAR
 
HANUMAN
 
An acclaimed Ramayana scholar on one of our most colourful and beloved gods
 
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SHYAM SARAN
 
INDIA IN THE WORLD
 
The fascinating story of India's relationship with the world, from its ancient history to the present day, written by one of our finest diplomats
 
 
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SUSHANT SINGH
 
FORGOTTEN BATTLES OF INDIA
 
The defence expert of Indian Express on five great battles of the Indian army that you have never heard of—but that you should have
 
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VENKAT RAMAN SINGH SHYAM WITH S. ANAND
 
FINDING MY WAY
 
In this graphic memoir, Venkat Raman Singh Shyam draws and tells us what it means to be a Gond and an artist. S. Anand finds the words
 
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AMAN SETHI
 
THE MAKING OF A RIOT
 
Why do riots happen? How do ordinary men turn violent? And who are the foot soldiers who fuel the fire? Aman Sethi goes on the road for answers
 
 
 
THE BEST CRIME
YOU'LL EVER READ
 
A DIRTY COP IN KASHMIR

TANTRIC KILLINGS IN CALCUTTA

INDIA ATTACKS PAKISTAN

THIS WOMAN MEANS TROUBLE

FEMALE VIGILANTES IN THE DARKNET

KIDNAPPED!
 
 
 
 
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FICTION
 
A modern-day R.K. Narayan, the rising star of Urdu writing, flash fiction in Hindi, and a fantasy retelling of the greatest Tamil epic—our fiction list gathers together the most exciting voices writing across genres, regions and languages
 

 
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VEENA MUTHURAMAN
A PLACE OF NO IMPORTANCE
Set in the fictional village of Ayyanarpatti, reminiscent of Malgudi, this marvellous collection of stories talks of love and death, change and the things left behind
 
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SAMHITA ARNI
THE PRINCE
When an astrologer predicts that Uthiyan, the second son, is destined to be the king, the prince is forced to flee his home to seek refuge at the Pandya court in Madurai. But darkness is descending on the ancient city
 
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DEVI PRASAD MISHRA
He Thought He Knew It
Enigmatic, haunting stories from one of the most experimental voices of the Hindi literary world
 
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ALI AKBAR NATIQ
SHAH MUHAMMAD’S TONGA
Pakistan’s brilliant young literary star returns with a superb new collection of stories set in rural Punjab
 
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UMERA AHMED
DHOOP KI DEEWAR
Umera Ahmed is the celebrated author of hit Pakistani TV shows such as Zindagi Gulzar Hai. In her first novel written specially for Indian readers, she tells the heartbreaking story of two soldiers, one Indian, the other Pakistani, and their children who are drawn to each other yet remain painfully afar
 
 
LOVE · SEX ROMANCE
 
From self-help to rom-com, epic to erotic—a sneak peak into our love list
 

 
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DR SHYAM BHAT
 
HOW TO HEAL YOUR BROKEN HEART: A PSYCHIATRIST'S GUIDE TO HEARTBREAK
 
A top psychiatrist (and a trustee of Deepika Padukone's Live, Love, Laugh Foundation) on finding your way out of heartbreak
 
 
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HARISH IYER
 
I'M COMING OUT
 
Gay activist Harish Iyer collects funny, heart-warming coming-out stories that will make you smile, cry and put hope in your heart
 
 
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SAYANTAN GHOSH
 
WHO NEEDS CUPID?
 
 
The ultimate dating guide from India's top dating site that answers all your questions, from the first date to the first kiss and more
 
 
 
KIDS' CORNER
 
Fantastic new voices, evergreen classics and listen-and-read-along features—our kids' corner will be action packed
 

 
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ARSHIA SATTAR
 
CHILDREN'S RAMAYANA
 
One of our most popular Ramayana scholars retells the classic for children today
 
 
 
SOFIA ASHRAF
 
 
Sofia Ashraf is a firebrand rapper, Internet sensation and youth icon, whose video 'Kodaikanal Won't' became a viral hit earlier this year. Her funny, quirky, utterly loveable story is the debut of one of the most exciting and original voices
 
 
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TARANA KHAN
 
I AM NOT A BIMBETTE
 
Tamara is always on a diet and on Whatsapp. But life takes a whole new turn when she is packed off to an old-fashioned, all-girls boarding school
 
 
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TULIKA BOOKS
 
 
Tulika Books has been creating beautiful children's books since 1996. Juggernaut is proud to be the digital co-publisher of a select range
 
 
 
ABOUT US
 
 
 
Juggernaut will publish in both English and Hindi and produce over 200 titles for our mobile app and 50 books for our select physical imprint in 2016. We will send quarterly highlight announcements to keep you posted about all our exciting new acquisitions. For more updates, follow us.
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