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The Lounge Bookcast

The Lounge Bookcast

Mint - HT Smartcast


What to read, how to read and who to read. Each week, Mint Lounge's Somak Ghoshal speaks to writers from across India and beyond to bring you all the news from the world of books. This is a Mint production, brought to you by HT Smartcast.

The Lounge Bookcast
The Lounge Bookcast
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Available Episodes

14:20
What does ‘making it big’ mean in a post-pandemic world?
EPISODE 7
26 May 2021

Management consultant Sandeep Das speaks to host Somak Ghosal about his new book for millennials in the corporate world and the impact of the pandemic on the workforce. Read more

26 May14 MINS
16:51
Chinmay Tumbe on why we must remember the age of pandemics
EPISODE 6
25 May 2021

In this episode, host Somak Ghosal speaks to scholar and writer Chinmay Tumbe who explains what social scientists can do to build our collective resilience against future pandemics ... Read more

25 May17 MINS
12:58
Ruchira Chaudhary on why coaching matters more than ever now
EPISODE 5
24 May 2021

The executive coach speaks about her new book on how coaching can unlock leadership potentials, especially during disruptions caused by the pandemic. Read more

24 May13 MINS
15:37
Shobha T Srinivasan on reinventing Ravi Varma for children
EPISODE 4
21 May 2021

The author and translator speaks on her love for Raja Ravi Varma, his unique legacy, and why Indian children should get to know him. Read more

21 May16 MINS
24:16
Anirban Mahapatra on science, vaccines, and the second wave
EPISODE 3
20 May 2021

Scientist Anirban Mahapatra talks about his new book on covid-19, the importance of vaccines and drug trials, and future pandemics. Read more

20 May24 MINS
20:26
Poet Ranjit Hoskote on bearing witness to our plural pasts
EPISODE 2
19 May 2021

The poet writer and translator speaks about his latest collection ‘Hunchprose’ and the place of poetry in our increasingly divisive world. Read more

19 May20 MINS
19:43
'I am kind of a chaat seller': Anuja Chauhan
EPISODE 1
18 May 2021

Writer Anuja Chauhan speaks about writing her first murder mystery with a romantic twist, set around a posh Delhi club. Listen to the full episode for more. Read more

18 May20 MINS