Gardens of Paradise

Tom Stuart-Smith, Jurjen Vandertas, Philippa Vaughan, Mehreen Chida-Razvi and Nur Sobers-Khan in conversation with William Dalrymple Presented by Aga Khan Foundation Paula Van Hagen, Official ZEEJLF At The British Library Blogger ZEEJLF Co-...

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Scenes From A Marriage

Meena Kandasamy, Neelima Dalmia Adhar and Jaishree Misra in conversation with Ashok Ferrey By Malavika Subramanyan, Official ZEE JLF at The British Library Blogger  This was a fascinating session about writing, marital abuse, #MeToo, and Freud...

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Ghosts of Empire

Maya Jasanoff, Charles Allen and Shashi Tharoor in conversation with Kwasi Kwarteng Paula Van Hagen: Official ZEEJLF At The British Library Blogger Ably chaired by British politician and historian, Kwasi Kwarteng, it is perhaps no surprise that...

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Behind the Beautiful Forevers

Katherine Boo in conversation with Bee Rowlatt Presented by Aga Khan Foundation  By Anusha Ali, Official ZEE JLF At The British Library Blogger Katherine Boo, renowned investigative journalist, Pulitzer laureate and writer, discussed her la...

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The View From Raisina Hill

Meghnad Desai, Suhel Seth, Dinesh Patnaik and John Elliott in conversation with Mukulika Bannerjee  By Malavika Subramanyan In Lord Meghnad Desai’s new book The Raisina Model, he examines the nature and workings of Indian parliamentary demo...

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A two-day taster of ‘the greatest literary show on Earth’
09 & 10 June
A packed programme of talks and performances animate four venues at the Library, celebrating South Asia’s literary heritage, oral and performing arts, books and ideas. Speakers confirmed so far include William Dalrymple, Meghnad Desai, Paulo Lemos Horta, Suki Kim, Ashis Ray, Suhel Seth, Preti Taneja and Shashi Tharoor.
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