The Commonwealth of Nations

Philip Murphy, Y.K Sinha, David Howell, Rita Payne and Salil Tripathi in conversation with John Elliott By Paula Van Hagen: Official ZEEJLF At The British Library Blogger   British journalist John Elliott has lived and worked in South Asia for over 25 years, writing for the Financial Times, Fortune and The Economist. Opening the session,… Read more »



A.N. Wilson, Andrew Roberts, Linda Colley, Surjit Bhalla and Timothy Garton Ash in conversation with Jonathan Shainin   By Official ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival Guest Blogger Jules Evans   Brexit is ‘the most divisive issue in Britain’, according to Guardian journalist Jonathan Shainin, and that was all too evident in this panel at the ZEE… Read more »

Of Black Swans and Intellectual Fallacies


Nassim Nicholas Taleb in conversation with David McWilliams    By Jules Evans, Official ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival 2017 Blogger   There is a worldwide rebellion against the incompetence of experts, according to Nassim Nicholas Taleb, polymath author of Black Swan and Anti-Fragile. ‘People are fed up with serial incompetence’, said Taleb at the ZEE Jaipur… Read more »