Brothers of the Gun

Molly Crabapple in conversation with William Sieghart “There’s always been a part of me that has wanted to draw the hidden things in the world”, shared artist, writer and journalist Molly Crabapple in a candid conversation with publisher and chairman of Somerset House Trust William Sieghart,about her new book Brothers Of The Gun.The book was… Read more »

#Tharoorisms: Shashi Tharoor in conversation with Mihir Swarup Sharma

#Tharoorisms: Shashi Tharoor in conversation with Mihir Swarup Sharma Presented by Dainik Bhaskar Politician, international diplomat, and writer, Shashi Tharoor has emerged as a social media phenomenon, which is precisely the reason this session was coined, “#Tharoorisms”. In a conversation with Mihir Sharma, Opinion Editor for Business Standard, Tharoor shared some ebullient observations on life… Read more »

Keynote Address: ‘The Role of Science in Today’s World’: Sir Venki Ramakrishnan

  • Swastika Jajoo, Official ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival Blogger
  • Jan 24, 2019
  • 2019, 2019, Author, Blog

‘The Role of Science in Today’s World’: Nobel laureate Sir Venki Ramakrishnan  Award-winning British poet and prose writer Ruth Padel, who has been closely associated with the festival for several years, then took over  the inauguration to start the keynote address: “Jaipur is not only a great festival and a wonderful city, it is also… Read more »

Inaugural Session: Imagining Our Worlds

Opening Address: Festival co-director Namita Gokhale, Punit Misra (CEO, ZEE Entertainment), Sanjoy K. Roy (MD, Teamwork Arts)  The inaugural session of the twelfth edition of the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival was the equivalent of a lovely hug: woven with warmth, gentle in its embrace and heartwarmingly reassuring. The purpose, as much as it was to… Read more »