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Mar 19, 2016
In black and white: William Dalrymple explores a different art form in his new book — photographyWriter and historian William Dalrymple has come out with a book of photographs — a suite of black and white images, published by HarperCollins in a volume titled 'The Writer’s Eye'
Jan 31, 2016
Jaipur LitFest 2016: Fear and loathing in a sea of prose, poetry and tea (real or imagined)Once every year, book-lovers from around the world gather in Jaipur like a cult gathering for some sacred annual ritual. This year I went to the city to cover this ritual, the "world's largest free literature festival", the Jaipur Literature Festival.
Jan 22, 2015
Bengali infused pop to sufi qawwals: Dalrymple on his favourite music at JLFIt is January, and the five-day literary extravaganza that is the Jaipur Literature Festival is almost upon us. But festival co-director William Dalrymple is equally enthused about the line-up of music.
Jan 17, 2014
Amartya Sen's keynote speech kicks off Jaipur Literature FestivalThe seventh edition of the Jaipur Literature Festival, a mega annual gathering of litterateurs kicked off here today with a keynote speech by Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen.
Sep 20, 2013
Here come the Yankees: But to save or doom the Man Booker?The Man Booker is opening up to the Americans. That's thrown the literary world into a tizzy. But is the fear of the Ugly American greedily gobbling up the literary pie entirely founded in fact?
Jun 26, 2013
Why US shouldn't accept Dalrymple's reading of Afghan 'history'With his latest essay on Afghanistan, William Dalrymple has crossed into the wilds of contemporary geo-politics and proved history can also be someone’s pet interpretation.
May 09, 2013
The past as prelude: Dalrymple briefs White House on AfghanistanDalrymple sees eerie parallels between the British East India Company’s ill-fated 1839 invasion of Afghanistan and the current American presence in the country.
Jan 25, 2013
Jaipur Lit fest Live: Javed Akhtar, Kancha Illaiah have a spat over GodDay two of the Jaipur Literature Festival: Firstpost Editors Sandip Roy and Lakshmi Chaudhry are at the event and we are live blogging updates.
Oct 28, 2012
The Indian museum world has frozen, it's tragic: DalrympleIndian museums rarely lend to international exhibitions and rarely show the kind of touring exhibitions which form such a major part of the cultural life of other great capitals. It's a tragic situation
Jan 29, 2012
No Indian politician was willing to welcome Rushdie: DalrympleWhat went down behind the scenes at the Jaipur Literature Festival with the Rushdie drama? William Dalrymple tells the backstory.