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 »

Digital Narratives (Round Table)

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Akshay Rathi, Anish Chandy, Anu Singh Choudhary,Anurag Kahsyap, Arpita Das, Gaurav Solanki, Karan Anshuman, Kathy Reichs, Pankaj Dubey, Samir Nair and Shailesh Bharatwasi in conversation with Vani Tripathi Tikoo Ishan Kawley, Official Zee Jaipur Literature Festival Blogger We live in a world of digital content. Gone are the days of cable television, when you had… Read more »

‘दिलवालों की दिल्ली’

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By Urmila Gupta, Official Zee Jaipur Literature Festival Blogger   ज़ी जयपुर साहित्योत्सव में तीसरे दिन, दिल्ली की तीन कार्यकालों तक मुख्यमंत्री रहीं शीला दीक्षित ने अपनी किताब “Citizen Delhi : My Times, My Life” और दिल्ली की अपनी लाइफ पर चर्चा की| किताब का लोकार्पण  टीमवर्क के प्रोड्यूसर संजॉय रॉय और वरिष्ठ पत्रकार विनोद… Read more »

बना रहे भाषा का आधार

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By: DevendraUpadhyay, Official ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival Blogger   जयपुर साहित्योत्सव के तीसरे दिन मुगल टेंट में पहली बार Oxford Dictionaries द्वारा ‘ Hindi Word of the Year’ की उद्घोषणा के दौरान लोकभाषा के बदलते स्वरूप पर अत्यंत रोचक बहस का आयोजन हुआ। सत्र की शुरुआत साहित्योत्सव की निदेशक नमिता गोखले ने इस कथन के साथ… Read more »

ना बैरी ना कोई बेगाना

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Book launch Na Bairi Na Koi Begana by Surendra mohan Pathak in conversation with Poonam saxena BY- Aditya Narayan, Official Blogger, Jiapur Literature Festival.   अपनी कलम से सुनील, सुधीर और विमल जैसे किरदार को जिन्दा करने वाले तथा अपनी सादगी से सबका दिल जीतने वाले सुरेन्द्र मोहन पाठक ने आख़िरकार अपनी जीवनी को अपने… Read more »