At Home in the World

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Angélica Freitas, Eka Kurniawan, Kyoko Yoshida, Vivek Shanbhag and Yassmin Abdel-Magied in conversation with Helena Kennedy, introduced by Sunil Buch   By Sitamsini Cherukumalli, Official ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival 2017 Blogger   ‘The most important thing for me is the translation of unsaid things,’ began Vivek Shanbagh, author of the acclaimed Kannada novel Ghachar Ghochar…. Read more »

The Page is Mightier than the Screen

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Alan Hollinghurst, David Hare, Neil Jordan and Richard Flanagan in conversation with Chandrahas Choudhury    By Arjun Bhatia, Official ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival Blogger   The onslaught of digital media in the last decade has made printed fiction an endangered species. With technology redefining entertainment experiences at break-neck speeds, and a glut of content competing… Read more »

Olympus

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Devdutt Pattanaik introduced by Amita Tripathi   By Rushati Mukherjee, Official ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival Blogger   Like a master storyteller, Devdutt Pattanaik illustrates his arguments with ornamental stories but explains them with pin-point precision. His mischievous references to contemporary issues make the crowd laugh, and his laughter makes them laugh harder. At a jam-packed… Read more »

Awakenings: Freedom to Dream

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Ornit Shani in conversation with Puneeta Roy   Harish Alagappa, Official ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival Blogger   One of the fundamental rights granted to all Indian citizens is Universal Franchise. Every Indian citizen above the age of 18, regardless of gender, caste, or income, has the right to vote for their democratic representatives at every… Read more »

Far Districts And Sounding Ground : Two Caribbean Poets

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Ishion Hutchinson and Vladimir Lucien in conversation with Tishani Doshi   By Sitamsini, Official ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival 2017 Blogger   ‘The idea of the commoner might be an old trope in Literature, but it is something that is constantly unfolding in the Carribean,’ said Ishion Hutchinson of his poetry collection, House of Lords and… Read more »

Standing on an Apple Box: Memoirs and Memories

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Aishwaryaa Rajnikanth Dhanush in conversation with Sudha Sadhanand The Real Women Series presented by Dove   By Rushati Mukherjee, Official ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival Blogger   Aishwaryaa Rajnikanth Dhanush has a fortuitous name. Within it, the force of her individuality is shadowed by two men: men whose influence has shaped some of the most significant… Read more »

The Pleasures and Perfections of Sanskrit

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James Mallinson, S.R. Bhatt and Sudha Gopalakrishnan in conversation with Vikram Chandra   Harish Alagappa, Official ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival Blogger   ‘Sanskrit’ literally translates to ‘refined, or well-ordered, speech’, which is a rather apt description of a language loved by linguists around the world for its near-perfect structure and organization. In the words of… Read more »