On day 4 of #ReadInstead litfest, we bring you a special masterclass with author Manu S Pillai.

He is the author of ‘Rebel Sultans: The Deccan From Khilji to Shivaji’, The Ivory Throne: Chronicles of the House of Travancore’ and ‘The Courtesan, the Mahatma & the Italian Brahmin: Tales from Indian History’.


The #ReadInstead campaign was set up in response to the lockdown people are living through because of the coronavirus.

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The online literary festival will include some of Juggernaut’s biggest authors and consist of conversations, workshops, competitions, masterclasses and more.