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Elizabeth Gilbert, Manoranjan Byapari, Leïla Slimani, Madhur Jaffrey are just a few of the authors headlining panels this year.
The author of ‘How India Became Democratic: Citizenship and the Making of the Universal Franchise’ explains the creation of India’s first electoral roll.
‘Middle-class notions of what’s clean and tidy are a luxury. If you’re poor, you have more important things to worry about than garbage management.’
The creator of ‘The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency’ on why it is easier to write a series of books rather than a single one. He also has some advice for aspiring writers.
Colson Whitehead, Benyamin, Andre Aciman, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni and Vikram Chandra are just a few of the speakers headlining panels this year.
'How about Lata Mangeshkar or JRD Tata instead?'
It's that time of the year when we are (pleasantly) reminded of the fact that there are people among us who still read books
For the first time, two RSS members will be participating in JLF 2017.
JAIPUR -- Okay, roll up, roll up, who do you think today's Big Bollywood Draw was for day four of JLF? If you guessed Gulzar
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Thomas Piketty will talk about the politics of inequality with his former pupil Mihir S. Sharma. Front Lawns. Contact HuffPost
Day two of the Jaipur Literature Festival and the crowds—though crowdy—were nothing compared to the 3.25 lakhs expected this
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I am in Rajasthan this week for the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF), on an annual pilgrimage I have made ever since arriving in India. I first came three years ago, not long after I had become the CEO of the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) in Delhi. Right away, I knew AKF had a place here: excited throngs of people, mostly Indian, many in their teens and twenties, joining together for five days to celebrate words, ideas, and dialogue. What better emblem of India's tremendous diversity, pluralism, and intellectual energy?
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NEW DELHI -- An initial list of 165 authors, including global writers set to participate in the mammoth Jaipur Literature
Jaipur Literature Festival has become an annual pilgrimage for writers and journalists in India. The greatest literary show on earth came to London's iconic Southbank Centre last weekend offering a two day window to what makes JLF unmissable. The London edition had the intimacy that Jaipur has lost due to increasing crowds every year. These pictures are a report from the festival and attempt to capture its mood and highlights.