Poetry Hour: 7 x 7: Kavita Nirantar

On the fourth day of ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival, the audience at Ford Samvad was treated to amazing poetry readings from writers around the world. The panel of renowned poets recited their poetry and took the audience on a blissful journey into the realms of imagination and emotion. In languages as diverse as English, Hindi, Rajasthani and translations… Read more »

Is the commerce of Literature today killing good writing?

Ever the spark for igniting debate, actor and playwright Girish Karnad opened the session by stating three reasons why books should play a central role in society: firstly, when reading a book, you have sustained engagement with it; secondly, its tangible format enables you to flick to past pages and reflect; thirdly, reading gives rise to informed… Read more »