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Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2019: Literary conversations, underwhelming debate bring Day 5 to a close
The final day of the 12th (and among the coldest) edition/s of the Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2019 kicked off with a conversation between Irvine Welsh and Chandrahas Choudhury.
Ben Okri on his novel The Freedom Artist, fight for justice in society, and relationships among writers
In a conversation with Firstpost at the Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2019, Man Booker Prize-winning novelist and poet Ben Okri spoke about his latest novel The Freedom Artist; the need to fight for justice in society, and the collaborative relationships within the writing community.
ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival 2019: Kapil Sibal, Salman Khurshid, Sagarika Ghose to discuss liberalism on last day
On the last day of the Jaipur Literature Festival, Sohaila Abdulali, author of What We Talk About When We Talk About Rape, and journalist Namita Bhandare will be addressing the issue surrounding violence against women
ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival 2019: Award winning authors Ben Okri, Markus Zusak among speakers on Day 2
At Jaipur, notable author Markus Zusak of the bestselling novel, The Book Thief and Nobel laureate Sri Venki Ramakrishnan are among the many notable figures in literature and science who will be present on the second day of the annual literary extravaganza
Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2019: Your guide to the authors and must-attend events at this 12th edition
The biggest litfest of them all, and perhaps the most awaited of the circuit, the Zee Jaipur Literature Festival will kick off on 24 January for its 12th edition.
Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2019: With focus on younger audience, science fiction, #MeToo to take center stage at the annual fest
Co-director of the Jaipur Literature Festival Namita Gokhale said of the event's special focus on science that our world is changing very fast, it impacts our lives much more and today’s young audiences want to understand the future, they need empirical thinking
Lahore Literary Festival 2018 shrugs off controversy, stereotypes; revels in new ideas, cultural exchange
This edition of the Lahore Literary Festival featured discussions on world politics, fiction versus non-fiction and identity | #FirstCulture
'A politics without dreams is arid and barren': Ben Okri at the Kolkata Literary Festival
Reading, to Ben Okri, leads to imagination and thought, most importantly clarity of thought, bringing about a gradual understanding of the many-fingered problems that plague us.