INSPIRATION AND HUMILITY IN THE MIDDLE OF INDIA

Okay, I am happy to admit it up-front: before I was invited to attend the Jaipur Literature Festival – JLF – (note: not ‘literary’, not ‘writers’) in India I had never even heard of it. I assumed that it was probably some modest local event, spiced up a little by bringing in some foreign authors to add… Read more »

Festival Inauguration & Keynote Address: Dr Amartya Sen

The seventh ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival was inaugurated in grand style today at the Diggi Palace Hotel, host to the festival since its inception. The festival, which is free and accessible to all, has garnered a global reputation as the leading and most exciting literature festival in Asia, as well as the biggest free literature festival in the world. Over… Read more »