New Delhi, Penguin Random House India announces the acquisition of bestselling author Stuti Changle’s book, titled You Only Live Once. It will be released on 1 February 2021.
You Only Live Once is a marvellous blend of fiction and self-help, and follows three characters, YouTube star Alara, beach shack owner Ricky, and Aarav, who works in a corporate firm but pursues his passion of being a stand-up comedian on the side. Readers are set for a journey of self-discovery through the questions and challenges each of these characters face. From the truth about love to learning to love oneself, this book, set on the picturesque beaches of Goa, explores the big questions and travels through time, presenting a story of transformation.
Author Stuti Changle says, ‘My book is about searching for love and discovering yourself. It draws inspiration from my real-life experiences. It’s now being published by Penguin. After making it one of the most successful self-published titles in 2020, I am very excited about working with my dream publisher to make it reach more readers who can be inspired to live life on their terms.’
This is Stuti Changle’s second book. She won notable mentions in Amazon Kindle’s Pen to Publish 2017 competition. Stuti is a postgraduate in management from IMI, Delhi. She quit her corporate career to inspire people by sharing life-changing stories. She made her TV debut in 2019 as a host of the TV Series Kar Ke Dikhaenge. She is currently based in New Delhi, where she lives with her husband, Kushal Nahata, co-founder and CEO of FarEye.
Editor of the book, Roshini Dadlani, says, ‘I’m excited to publish Stuti and take her book to more readers. She has a wonderful way with words, and I’m sure You Only Live Once will not only delight readers but also help them introspect and learn more about themselves.’
Milee Ashwarya, Publisher, Ebury Publishing and Vintage, Penguin Random House India, says, ‘At Penguin Random House India we are constantly looking for fresh, unique and talented new voices. Stuti is one of them, and I am delighted to publish her new novel You Only Live Once.’
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