Pakistan Heritage Cuisine: A Food Story, explores how the cuisine of a country is intricately woven into its fabric and is shaped by the history and characteristics of the region and its people. Traditions and cultures overlap in the subcontinent, which is a region of shared history. In this book, the author has tried to… Read more »
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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 »
The story of how literature shaped world history, from Alexander the Great and the Iliad to Don Quixote and Harry Potter and the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival. In this groundbreaking talk, Harvard Literature professor Martin Puchner leads us on a remarkable journey through time and around the globe to reveal the powerful role that stories… Read more »
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
Established publishers and authors provide insights into the trade of selling religious texts. What keeps the industry going? How do texts remain contemporary and relevant? Learn more about the challenges and dilemmas faced by publishers and writers of divine texts in a world of multiple interpretations.
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.
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.
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »