124. Breakthrough: Harnessing Emotional Intelligence

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Every year before the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival begins, The Yuva Ekta Foundation, a non profit NGO, holds a series of workshops with young people integrated from rural and urban Rajasthan. This year, they explored emotional intelligence and interpersonal dynamics with 60 young people over the course of a week. Emotional intelligence is defined as… Read more »

163. BonJour India: Translating French Literature to Indian languages

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The ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival and Jaipur Bookmark are honoured to host the award ceremony for the first Romain Rolland prize, awarding the best French fiction title translated into Indian languages. This session is a part of BonJour India, curated by Embassy of France in India. Followed by Romain Rolland Prize presented by Leila Slimani

141. First Book Club

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Jaipur BookMark 2018 brings you the second edition of the First Book Club that provides a unique platform for first-time writers. Aspiring authors from across India shortlisted for this New Writers Mentorship Programme will pitch and present their ideas to an expert panel of literary agents, publishers and mentors.

134. Agents’ Open House

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How do literary agents feel about their competitors? How do they build trust among themselves – if at all? Who are the stakeholders in the literary game? Is it all cloak-and-dagger or is openness possible? Come listen in to this discussion.

132. The Perils of Celebrity

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Soha Ali Khan is born to celebrity. An accomplished actor herself, she is the daughter of a legendary film heroine and a cricket hero, sister and sister in law to Bollywood superstars with a royal heritage and Tagore ancestry. Her candid memoir, The Perils of Being Moderately Famous, takes a down to earth look at… Read more »

112. The Rise and Fall of Dinosaurs in India

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It took almost 50 years for the first Indian dinosaur, Titanosaur, to be given a name while the Rajasaurus, also an Indian dinosaur, is said to perhaps be more ferocious that the Tyrannosaurus Rex. In a riveting conversation with Pradip Krishen, biochemist and artist Pranay Lal, delves into how limited technology and curiosity has restricted… Read more »

Inauguration of the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival 2018

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Inaugural Session Address by  Shreyasi Goenka, Namita Gokhale, William Dalrymple and Sanjoy K. Roy                                              By Louisa Tomlinson, Official ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival Blogger The eleventh edition of the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival opened in grand style today, to a fanfare of ceremonial drumming, music and dancing. Rajasthani performers wove their way through the packed… Read more »

143. Why We Must Protect the Aravallis

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The Aravallis are the oldest mountain range in India and perhaps the world. Formed by colliding land masses and volcanic eruptions brought about by the collisions, they extend for approximately 700 kilometres and have been around for nearly 3 billion years. The highest peak, Mount Abu, stands at 5,650 feet in the central Aravallis in… Read more »

इंडियन मार्किट में अँग्रेजी पुस्तकें

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जयपुर बुकमार्क के प्रथम दिन के आखिरी सत्र मे दरबार हाल मे पैनल डिस्कशन की शुरुआत  एडिटर प्रीति गिल ने इस बात पर प्रकाश डालते हुये की कि किस तरह से युवा वर्ग पाठकों से जुडने के नए नए तरीके इज़ाद कर रहा है । उन्होंने इस बात पर सभी का ध्यान दिलाया कि किस… Read more »