Celebrating Book Covers

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Aman Nath, B.N Goswamy, Dayanita Singh, Jagannath Panda, Namita Gokhale and Sunandini Banerjee in conversation with Alka Pande By Hemal Thakker, Official ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival Blogger Never judge a book by its cover, so the say goes. Yet as the shelf-life of books reduces, and the need to compete for buyers’ attention increases, this… Read more »

The Real Thing

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Tom Stoppard in conversation with Sanjana Kapoor, presented by Amity University By Medhavi Dhyani, Official ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival Blogger A most delightful and enlightening session with Tom Stoppard saw an interspersion of anecdotes and introspections, sprinkled with the award-winning playwright’s signature witty outbursts. Conversing with his longstanding associate Sanjana Kapoor, Stoppard’s reflections on theatre,… Read more »

मोहनजोदड़ो या मोअन जोदड़( मरे हुए का टीला)

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By Aditya Narayan, Official blogger Zee Jaipur literature festival.   वैदिक सभ्यता, मोहनजोदड़ो की सभ्यता, हड़प्पा की सभ्यता या सिन्धु घाटी की सभ्यता, समय समय पर विश्व की इस सबसे बड़ी और समृद्ध सभ्यता का नाम बदलता रहा है| विश्व पटल पर हमेशा चर्चा का विषय रहे इस सभ्यता के आज भी बहुत सारे प्रश्न… Read more »

A Conspiracy of Bones :

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Kathy Reichs in conversation with Amrita Tripathi by Archita Mittra, Official Zee Jaipur Literature Festival Blogger   With over 26 titles and a successful TV series to her credit, best-selling crime author and forensic anthropologist Kathy Reichs confessed that her writing journey was purely “accidental”. In a candid interview with Amrita Tripathi, founder-editor of The… Read more »

गाथा : मानो तो सच, नहीं तो झूठ

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By:- Urmila Gupta, Official blogger at Zee Jaipur Literature Festival   साहित्य अकादेमी पुरस्कार विजेता अलका सरावगी का नया उपन्यास ‘एक सच्ची झूठी गाथा’ आते ही चर्चा का विषय बन गया| इक्कीसवीं सदी की यह गाथा एक स्त्री और एक पुरुष के बीच संवाद और आत्मालाप से बुनी गई है। यहाँ सिर्फ सोच की उलझनें… Read more »

Book Launch: The Golden Dakini

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Charu Singh in conversation with Andrew Quintman By Louisa Tomlinson, ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival Blogger Since Amish first published his best-selling novel series, The Shiva Trilogy, a growing genre of mythological fiction has been taking the Indian publishing industry by storm. The genre, which combines mythology, fantasy and spirituality into page-turning fiction, has found its… Read more »

लास्ट ईमेल

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By:- Bharat Tiwari Official Blogger at Zee Jaipur Literature Festival भारत में अंग्रेजी में लिखना वैसे तो कोई असाधारण बात नहीं है। एक बड़ा वर्ग है इस देश में अंग्रेजी लेखकों का और भारतीय मूल के लेखकों को अंतर्राष्ट्रीय ख्याति भी मिलती रहती है। मृदुला गर्ग हिंदी पट्टी की बड़ी लेखिका हैं, जयपुर लिटरेचर फेस्टिवल… Read more »

Shalom: Indian Jewish Fiction

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Esther David and Sethu in conversation with Malashri Lal By Sonal Sharma, Official ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival Blogger   Stories of lost books, a shipwreck, a rebellious man and a drunk prophet all came together to create an atmosphere of empathy and a sense of belonging in this fascinating session about the rise of Indian… Read more »

मेरी लेखनी भूख की उपज़ है

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यह शीर्षक मेरे मस्तिष्क की उपज़ बिल्कुल भी नही है अपितु यह तो मनोरंजन व्यापारी जी की नक्सलवादी से लेखक तक के अपने सफर को एक पंक्ति मे पिरोने की कोशिश है जो कि आज उन्होने जयपुर साहित्योत्सव में जयपुर बुकमार्क के अंतर्गत आलोचक अरुनाव सिन्हा तथा साहित्य अकादमी युवा पुरस्कार विजेता लेखक हंसदा सौवेंद्रशेखर… Read more »

A Life in Music

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Zakir Hussain and Nasreen Munni Kabir in conversation with Sanjoy K. Roy By Bhavika Bhuwalka, Official ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival Blogger   Classical tabla virtuoso Zakir Hussain is revered in Indian and international music circles. The Padma Shree and Padma Bhushan awardee is not only known for playing Hindustani classical music but also for being… Read more »

The Art of Stillness

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Pico Iyer in conversation with Patrick French By Hemal Thakker, Official ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival Blogger   In a world that is increasingly on the move, simply being and thinking is a privilege. Everyone is racing against time, scheduling the next appointment, meeting deadlines and worrying about the destination. British essayist and novelist, Pico Iyer… Read more »