ZEE JLF at The British Library 2018 Speaker John Zubrzyckl

John Zubrzycki

John Zubrzycki’s latest book, Empire of Enchantment: The Story of Indian Magic, traces the evolution of the conjuring traditions of India from the realm of the gods to the domain of daily ritual and popular entertainment. He has lived and worked in India as a foreign correspondent, diplomat and tour guide. His previous books include The Last Nizam: An Indian Prince in the Australian Outback and The Mysterious Mr Jacob: Diamond Merchant, Magician and Spy.

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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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