Book Launch: Raag Pahaadi by Namita Gokhale, published by Pushpesh Pant

Namita Gokhale, Pushpesh Pant and Vani Tripathi Tikoo in conversation with Satyanand Nirupam  Bank of Baroda Baithak  Things to Leave Behind, a novel by Namita Gokhale, co-director of the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival, has been translated into Hindi as Raag Pahaadi by academic and writer Pushpesh Pant. The paperback edition of the novel, published by… Read more »

JBM: Inaugural Session and Keynote Address by Juergen Boos

Inaugural Address by H.E. Mr. Nils Ragnar Kamsvåg, Namita Gokhale, Neeta Gupta, Naveen Kishore, Sanjoy K. Roy, and Vera Michalski-Hoffmann Keynote Address: The Freedom to Publish Juergen Boos introduced by Margit Walsø By Aurodeep Mukherjee, Official ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival Blogger The Jaipur BookMark (JBM) began on a sunny morning with a flurry of red, white… Read more »

ZEE JLF at Boulder 2018 Inaugural Session

Imagining Our Worlds   Among the most unique events that make living in Colorado, a delight through the fall season is ZEE JLF at Boulder. Hailed as “the greatest literary show on Earth,” it earns this claim by bringing internationally accomplished authors to give talks and make presentations about what constitutes the most useful component… Read more »

Seven Deadly Sins In Our Time

Under the cool blue shade of the floral Google Mughal Tent, the opening session of Day 1 introduced one of this year’s Festival themes, The Seven Deadly Sins. ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival’s co-director Namita Gokhale introduced the session as a deliberation on changing ethics and perceptions of sin, and the sometimes contradictory attitudes towards sin within Indian and… Read more »

Book Launch: Travelling In, Travelling Out, Ed. Namita Gokhale

Travelling In, Travelling Out is ‘a book of unexpected journeys’ that sews together a collection of twenty-five stories, some journeys into the mind, others journeys across lands. Namita Gokhale, Festival Director of the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival and Editor of the collection, introduced the book as a “patchwork quilt of stories about internal journeys and outward ones.” The book… Read more »