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Oct 24, 2019
Jaipur Literature Festival 2020: Pulitzer Prize-winner Stephen Greenblatt, Suketu Mehta, Asma Khan among speakers announcedTo 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
Aug 17, 2019
How Mountbatten's monumental errors during Partition still inform the bitter relationship between India and PakistanThe context for a bloody partition was set with the decision to sever Bengal in the east and Punjab in the west in half – giving Jinnah what he called a “moth-eaten Pakistan.” That killed any hopes of a federated India, which was Jinnah’s preference, if it allowed for power sharing and autonomy to Muslim majority provinces.
Jan 27, 2019
ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival 2019: Mary Beard, Yann Martel, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni to speak on Day 4On the palace grounds in Jaipur, Mary Beard will take the audiences on a tour of the ancient civilisations and histories of the city of Rome with an introduction by Dan Jones
Jan 26, 2017
Jaipur Literature Festival: Time to redefine the entire celebrity discourse by mainstreaming fringe voicesThis year, the Jaipur Literature Festival, or JLF, completed 10 years. With estimated footfalls of close to half a million, it is now the largest free literature event in the world.