ZEE JLF at The British Library 2018 Speaker John Elliott

John Elliott

John Elliott is a former Financial Times journalist whose prize-winning book IMPLOSION: India’s Tryst with Reality has been published as a paperback and e-book. He has lived in India for the past 25 years and writes a blog on South Asia current affairs called ‘Riding the Elephant’ that also appears on the website of Asia Sentinel (Hong Kong). He has also written for The Economist, the New Statesman and Fortune magazine.

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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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