बदला ज़माना, बदली कहानी

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By: Devendra Upadhyay, OfficialZEE Jaipur Literature Festival Blogger क्या बदलते समय के साथ कहानियों का स्वरूप भी परिवर्तित हो रहा और ये बदलाव कितना सही है इसी विषय पर अत्यंत रोचक परिचर्चा जयपुर साहित्योत्सव के चौथे दिन दरबार हाल में सम्पन्न हुई जिसमें सुप्रसिद्ध युवा लेखक गौरव सोलंकी तथा सत्य व्यास ने अपने विचार श्रोताओं… Read more »

‘छू लो आसमान’

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Touch The Sky : The Inspiring Stories of Women from Across India Who are writing Their Own Destiny By Rashmi Bansal, launch by Sonal Mansingh By Urmila Gupta, Official Zee Jaipur Literature Festival Blogger   शब्दों के इस जश्न में, बातें किताबों और लेखकों की| तो इसी श्रृंखला को आगे बढ़ाते हुए ज़ी जयपुर साहित्योत्सव… Read more »

‘आफरीन, आफरीन’

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Afreen, Afreen  Rakshanda Jalil and Sukrita Paul Kumar By Urmila Gupta, Official Zee Jaipur Literature Festival Blogger ज़ी जयपुर साहित्योत्सव के चौथे दिन “आफरीन, आफरीन” सत्र में रक्षंदा जलील और सुकृता पॉल कुमार ने श्रोताओं को संबोधित किया| ‘आफरीन’ का अर्थ खूबसूरत होता है| पर पता नहीं कैसे सत्र का नाम प्रोग्राम शेड्यूल पर पढ़ते… Read more »

The Perils of Celebrity

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Soha Ali Khan and Sharmila Tagore in conversation with Sanjoy K. Roy   Ishan Kawley, Official ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival Blogger   Indians are obsessed with the Khans of Bollywood. Over the years, numerous news reels have shown an ocean of crowds going wild, as one of their favourite Khans make an appearance. The ZEE… Read more »

Innovations in Health Care: The India Example

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Siddhartha Bhattacharya and William A. Haseltine in conversation with Amita Tripathi By Akunth, Official ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival Blogger In a country like India, affordable healthcare, alongside education, is key to development. The ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival hosted a panel of medical experts, health care providers and authors as they addressed India’s health question. American… Read more »

Jaipur BookMark: First Book Club

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Aditi Maheshwari Goyal,  Jacob Sandvad, Manasi Subramaniam, Mita Kapur, Preeti Gill, Urvashi Butalia, Vikas Gupta and Zac O’Yeah by Archita Mittra, Official Zee Jaipur Literature Festival Blogger Navigating the big world of publishing is always a fearful prospect for aspiring writers. That is why the Jaipur BookMark decided to make the process a bit easier… Read more »

The Written World: The Power of Stories to Shape People, History and Civilisation

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Martin Puchner in conversation with Homi K. Bhabha By MedhaviDhyani, Official ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival Blogger   In a world that is becoming more connected at an unprecedented rate, it is crucial to examine how technology is influencing the cornerstone of human civilisation: literature. MartinPuchner, Professor at the Harvard University’s Department of English, alongside academician… Read more »

The Art of the Novel: On Writing Fiction

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Amy Tan, Chika Unigwe, Helen Fielding, Joshua Ferris and Michael Ondaatje in conversation with Chandrahas Choudhury   Aditya Sinha, Official ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival Blogger   A novel is one of the most distinctive things humans can create. “It feeds a feeling for life, for language and a need to tell a story,” said moderator… Read more »

Music Stage: Word Jazz: Spoken Word Poetry with Live Music, David Gray,

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Blackstratblues with Kutle Khan Aditya Sinha and Medhavi Dhyani, Official ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival Bloggers The Music Stage on Saturday evening saw the confluence of a number of diverse musical forms, bringing the performers and audience together in a reflection of the beauty and unifying force of music. The evening was kick-started with spoken-word poetry… Read more »

Globe to Globe: Why Hamlet Works in Every Country of the World

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Dominic Dromgoole in conversation with Tom Stoppard By Bhavika Bhuwalka, Official ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival Blogger   In 2014, Dominic Dromgoole, former Artistic Director of the Globe Theatre in London, undertook a journey to take Hamlet to every country in the world. The journey, a wildly ambitious expedition that took the entire theatre world by… Read more »

Manhunt: Pakistan and the Search for Bin Laden

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Adrian Levy, Cathy Scott-Clark, Peter Bergen and T.C.A. Raghavan in conversation with Suhasini Haidar   By Arjun Bhatia, Official ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival Blogger A team of US Navy SEALs killed Osama bin Laden on May 2, 2011, following a decade-long operation hunting the world’s most wanted terrorist. The ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival brought together… Read more »

The Dancer and the Dance

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Sonal Mansingh in conversation with Sujata Prasad By Hemal Thakker, Official ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival Blogger The celebrated danseuse began the discussion by asking her biographer Sujata Prasad, “Why did you choose me for your book?” Prasad replied, “I plunged into your life because it was a place of refuge away from my intense and… Read more »