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28 January 2021, Thursday | 7PM IST

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Salil Tripathi

Salil Tripathi

Session

Ratna Dholi:The best short stories of dhumketu

Salil Tripathi in conversation with jenny bhatt
Jenny Bhatt’s evocative translations of the twentieth-century Gujarati short story pioneer, Dhumketu, brings his poignant tales to life. In an engrossing session with writer and journalist Salil Tripathi, Jenny speaks of the range of Dhumketu’s varied oeuvre across more than 600 stories, 36 novels as well as plays and travelogues. Together, they place the ‘Gujarati Chekhov’ in the context of his times, as they read from and discuss his work on Jaipur Literature Festival WORDS ARE BRIDGES on Thursday, January 28, at 7pm IST.