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The Friday List: From a Halloween special murder mystery to Mirzapur Season 2, your weekly calendar of virtual events
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The Friday List: From a Halloween special murder mystery to Mirzapur Season 2, your weekly calendar of virtual events

Every Friday, we'll bring you a curated list of online experiences — performances, talks, tours, screenings — to mark on your weekly calendar.

The Friday List: From a taxidermy workshop to a lecture on migrant cultures in early India, your weekly calendar of virtual events
Arts & Culture

The Friday List: From a taxidermy workshop to a lecture on migrant cultures in early India, your weekly calendar of virtual events

Every Friday, we'll bring you a curated list of online experiences — performances, talks, tours, screenings — to mark on your weekly calendar.

Online initiative by organisers of Jaipur Literature Festival and HarperCollins India to explore literature produced in Indian languages
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Online initiative by organisers of Jaipur Literature Festival and HarperCollins India to explore literature produced in Indian languages

Each of the eight episodes in the first season of Words are Bridges will start off with readings from works of Indian literature followed by a discussion between the author and translator.

Through Manto, how Nandita Das understood fence-sitters better, and employed cinema to evoke empathy
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Through Manto, how Nandita Das understood fence-sitters better, and employed cinema to evoke empathy

Only a year since her film Manto (2018) took her across the world to a myriad festivals and meets, Nandita Das is on the road yet again, with Saadat Hasan continuing to keep her faithful company. Firstpost catches up with the actor-director turned writer in Kolkata, and talks about her journey with Manto, her politics, and the only kind of people she wishes to engage with at present.

Namita Gokhale's new book, Jaipur Journals, is a glimpse into multiple stories unfolding over five days of JLF
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Namita Gokhale's new book, Jaipur Journals, is a glimpse into multiple stories unfolding over five days of JLF

In Namita Gokhale’s Jaipur Journals, we are taken in five days through the lives of some interesting characters who are in one capacity or another part of what is often referred to as the Kumbh Mela of Literature, the Jaipur Literature Festival.

Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2020: Five detained for sloganeering against CAA during a session; police releases them after a warning
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Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2020: Five detained for sloganeering against CAA during a session; police releases them after a warning

A group of activists, holding a tambourine, shouted slogans against the new citizenship law, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Aditya Nath during a session at the Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2020.

Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2020: Stephen Greenblatt, Suketu Mehta among speakers on last day
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Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2020: Stephen Greenblatt, Suketu Mehta among speakers on last day

Social Media Has Divided Society will draw a curtain on the 2020 edition of Zee JLF. It will be a debate between authors, poets and journalists such as John Lancaster, Nilanjana Roy, Rana Ayyub, Marcus du Sautoy and Faye D'Souza, moderated by Sonia Singh

Banking sector in India under 'stress', govt not in a position to bail it out, says Abhijit Banerjee
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Banking sector in India under 'stress', govt not in a position to bail it out, says Abhijit Banerjee

Speaking to the media on the sidelines of the 13th Jaipur Literature Festival, Abhijit Banerjee said the demand slowdown in the automobile sector also shows that people are lacking confidence in the economy

Zee JLF 2020: A reading by Lemn Sissay, varied ideas on writing fiction among highlights of Day 3
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Zee JLF 2020: A reading by Lemn Sissay, varied ideas on writing fiction among highlights of Day 3

If Howard Jacobson came off as witty in yesterday's session [at the Jaipur Literature Festival], the man just absolutely let loose in this one. He talked about how his fiction comes from a place of shame and desperation, and described how if he ends up writing a bit too much on a particular day, he 'projectile vomits' it all next morning

Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2020: Abhijit Banerjee, Sarah Parcak to discuss economics, archaeology on Day 4
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Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2020: Abhijit Banerjee, Sarah Parcak to discuss economics, archaeology on Day 4

The Travel Session promises to be an interesting panel with well-known authors such as Katie Hickman, Howard Jacobson, Elizabeth Gilbert and Hessler, moderated by JLF co-director William Dalrymple

Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2020: Elizabeth Gilbert, Roger Highfield to discuss fiction, Harry Potter on Day 3
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Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2020: Elizabeth Gilbert, Roger Highfield to discuss fiction, Harry Potter on Day 3

For all Potter-heads, the evening session on Day 3 of the Jaipur Literature Festival on The Science of Harry Potter is one to look forward to. This will be a discussion between author Roger Highfield and Keshava Guha.

Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2020: Howard Jacobson, Katherine Eban to hold forth on Day 2
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Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2020: Howard Jacobson, Katherine Eban to hold forth on Day 2

Portuguese politician and author Bruno Maçães and playwright and novelist Damian Barr will be among the speakers on Day 2 of the Jaipur Literature Festival

Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2020: From Sanskrit to Susan Sontag, bookmark these Day 1 sessions
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Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2020: From Sanskrit to Susan Sontag, bookmark these Day 1 sessions

Audiences attending the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) can look forward to a plethora of writers, poets and activists who will be conversing on a range of topics from history to politics to artificial intelligence at the five-day literary extravaganza

Indian writers who defined the decade, from Siddhartha Mukherjee to Sujatha Gidla, Perumal Murugan
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Indian writers who defined the decade, from Siddhartha Mukherjee to Sujatha Gidla, Perumal Murugan

Through conversations with columnists, critics and authors, collated here is a list of Indian writers across several languages who created insightful literature, and delightful reading through the 2010s.

Jaipur Literature Festival: Abhijit Banerjee, David Wallace-Wells among speakers; 2020 edition to focus on climate change
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Jaipur Literature Festival: Abhijit Banerjee, David Wallace-Wells among speakers; 2020 edition to focus on climate change

With a focus on the importance of the arts, inclusivity, and the climate emergency, Namita Gokhale and William Dalrymple presented the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) 2020 Mumbai preview at the Royal Opera House.

Jaipur Literature Festival 2020: Elizabeth Gilbert, Dexter Filkins among names featured in second list of speakers
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Jaipur Literature Festival 2020: Elizabeth Gilbert, Dexter Filkins among names featured in second list of speakers

Bestselling author Asne Seierstad and the former Minister of European Affairs for Portugal and author of The Dawn of Eurasia, Bruno Macaes are also scheduled to attend the Jaipur Literature Festival

Jaipur Literature Festival 2020: Pulitzer Prize-winner Stephen Greenblatt, Suketu Mehta, Asma Khan among speakers announced
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Jaipur Literature Festival 2020: Pulitzer Prize-winner Stephen Greenblatt, Suketu Mehta, Asma Khan among speakers announced

To be held from 23-27 January 2020, the Jaipur Literature Festival will also be attended by Anand Neelakantan, author, columnist and screenwriter and Frank Dikötter, the 2011 winner of the Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction

Bengaluru's wide range of literature festivals caters to diverse literary tastes and age-groups of bibliophiles
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Bengaluru's wide range of literature festivals caters to diverse literary tastes and age-groups of bibliophiles

Bengaluru has always been known for its literary bent of mind, and has become quite the hub for niche literature festivals. The city hosts festivals dedicated entirely to poetry, children’s literature, business literature, women authors, and of course, literature across genres.

Shobhaa De rubbishes Abdul Basit's claim that he influenced her to write article 'advocating plebiscite' in Kashmir
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Shobhaa De rubbishes Abdul Basit's claim that he influenced her to write article 'advocating plebiscite' in Kashmir

Basit had said that he had managed to influence Shobhaa De to write the 2016 article titled 'Burhan Wani is dead but he'll live on till we find out what Kashmir really wants'.

Jaipur Literature Festival 2019 announces international editions with debut events in Belfast, Canada and Australia
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Jaipur Literature Festival 2019 announces international editions with debut events in Belfast, Canada and Australia

The Jaipur Literature Festival is expanding internationally, with editions at new venues for its 2019 season. There will be debut events in Belfast, Canada and Australia.