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Bhutan litfest: saved by geography

May 29, 2012

Bhutan litfest: saved by geography

It's hard to distinguish one litfest from another these days: the same old panels with the same old authors. But sometimes location can make a magical difference. #LitFest #Ali Sethi #Mountain Echoes Lit Fest
Beyond Rushdie: Nine questions from the Jaipur Literature Festival

Jan 20, 2012

Beyond Rushdie: Nine questions from the Jaipur Literature Festival

Do glamour and literature make good bedfellows? Or should they stop hooking up? As Diggi Palace opens its doors to the Jaipur Literature Festival here are eight questions to think about. (None involve Salman Rushdie). #William Dalrymple #JM Coetzee #Ira Trivedi #Orhan Pamuk #Kiran Desai #Jaipur LitFest 2012 #JLF2012
Siddhartha Mukherjee: I'm deeply suspicious of simple answers

Nov 07, 2011

Siddhartha Mukherjee: I'm deeply suspicious of simple answers

Siddhartha Mukherjee ruled the innovation debate at the Tata Literature Live ! Festival with his sheer bluntness and lucidity. To him, innovation is all about need, and not where it comes from. #Siddhartha Mukherjee #Mumbai #Innovation #LitFest #Gopalkrishnan
'Hot as a filament wire': Watch Vikram Seth's fiery reading from his new book

Nov 05, 2011

'Hot as a filament wire': Watch Vikram Seth's fiery reading from his new book

Watch and hear Seth read from The Rivered Earth , a compilation of librettos written for a musical project for composer Alec Roth. #Vikram Seth #LitFest #Tata Literature Live #Du Fu #The Rivered Earth
Is there such a thing as an honest memoir, who's to say?

Nov 04, 2011

Is there such a thing as an honest memoir, who's to say?

Dishonesty and projection -- somewhere in there, the panel discussed the motives of a writer. And honesty. Conviction. Sincerity. And adherence to facts. #LitFest #Tata Literature Live #Ink In my Veins #Nihal Singh
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